Marlia, Italy 23 December 2014 -- Syassky Pulp and Paper Mill, based in St. Petersburg, Russia has signed a contract with the Italian manufacturer Toscotec for the supply of a new tissue line at its mill in Syasstroy, in the Leningrad region of Russia.
The new Toscotec AHEAD tissue machine, designed for production of high quality tissue products, will replace the existing PM3 after its dismantling and will come on stream in first half of 2016.
In line with a huge investment process put in progress in the last years and to better expand its growing market in terms of quantity and quality, Syassky Pulp and Paper Mill has decided to invest in the new PM3 line adopting Toscotec's state of the art latest technology with the aim of improving products offer and reduce the mill's energy costs.
The scope of supply of the new PM3 includes AHEAD-1.5M crescent former tissue machine with a single layer headbox, single press configuration with suction pressure roll TT SPR1045, a 12 FT diameter Steel Yankee Dryer TT SYD-12FT and a reel section TT Reel-P.
The delivery will also include the approach flow system, stock preparation plant, gas heated hood and steam & condensate system from Toscotec associate Milltech, as well as electrification & control system. Engineering and services (erection supervision, commissioning & start up assistance, training) complete the package. Machine speed will be up to 1400 mpm with a trim width of 4200 mm, for a daily production of 125 tons both from dry and slush pulps.
This new order from the Russian Company to Toscotec confirms the successful cooperation between the two companies begun in 2009.
The Syasstroy's site already houses a AHEAD-1.5M tissue machine supplied by the Italian manufacturer in 2012 to replace the existing PM2 as well as two rewinders TT WIND-H (for PM2 and PM3 lines) that came on stream in 2010 and 2012 respectively.
Syassky Pulp and Paper Mill is actually one of the most modern enterprises of the north west Russian region and the only integrated tissue producer in this area having in line pulp mill, tissue production (PM2, PM3 and PM5) and converting & packaging facilities.
Founded in 1928 with the unique aim to cover the needs of the domestic market, the Company has been reorganized as joint stock company with the result to be able to satisfy the growing demand for domestic but also for AFH export markets.