WEPA starts up new tissue machine at its Piechowice plant in Poland

WEPA Group, announced the successful start-up of the new AHEAD-2.0S Toscotec’s 32,000 tpy tissue line installed at its Piechowice mill in Poland.

The Toscotec turn-key delivery includes a stock preparation system for virgin pulp and brokes, an AHEAD-2.0S tissue machine equipped with TT SYD-15FT and all auxiliaries, electrification & control system. Full engineering, erection, erection supervision, training, start-up and commissioning were also included in the scope of the supply.

The new machine has a width of 2.8 m and will run at a maximum speed of 2,000 m/min, producing, among the other grades, super soft toilet paper from virgin pulp as well as recycled fibre as a raw material.

The new paper machine is already working efficiently, in particular from an energy point of view, and contributes in reducing the ecological footprint of the WEPA Group by reducing CO2 emissions.

The new project will allow the WEPA to optimize the existing logistics structures of all European sites, thus enhancing the competitiveness of the entire group.

The WEPA Group, which is based in Arnsberg, Germany, is a family business which manufactures high quality tissue. With 11 plants in Europe, WEPA produces toilet paper, kitchen roll, pocket tissues, cosmetics tissues, serviettes, industrial rolls and paper towels.


rkj / 04/12/2017

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