Sichuan, China 02 October 2012 -- One of the major Chinese tissue producers, C&S Paper, has signed up Toscotec to supply other two new tissue machines with a combined capacity of 58,000 tpy at its mills in China.
The order value has not been disclosed.
The deal was struck after C&S Paper brought on line another tissue PM, the third one in the last two years, provided by the Italian supplier at its mill in Tangshan city in China's, during the summer.
The new Toscotec machines will be installed in Chengdu mill located in Sichuan. One of the machine (AHEAD-1.5M) will have a trim width of 3550 mm, speed of 1650 mpm, steam heated hood, steel yankee dryer TT SYD-16FT and capacity of some 32.000 tpy. The second one (AHEAD-1.5S) will have a trim width of 2850 mm, speed of 1700 mpm, gas fired hood, steel yankee dryer TT SYD-12FT and capacity of some 27.000 tpy.
Toscotec’s scope of supply for both machines includes crescent former TM, machine auxiliaries, hood and dust removal system (provided by Toscotec associated Milltech), electrification and control system.
The two PMs will come online in second half of 2013, if everything goes smoothly.
C&S Paper owns six mills in China operating 80 machines, including the new Toscotec units at the Jiangmen and Tangshan sites with a total tissue capacity of approx. 350,000 tpy at the end of 2012. Three more Toscotec units will come on stream in the next months.