Moscow, Russia, 25 February 2010 -- /Lesprom Network/ -- Syassky Pulp & Paper Mill, based in Saint Petersburg, Russia, has signed a contract with Toscotec for the supply of a tissue slitter rewinder, with anticipated delivery of May 2010.
The project goal is to reduce paper losses on two old existing rewinders to increase productivity according to the mill's new investment plan. The "state of the art" Toscotec rewinder will serve two existing tissue machines, PM2 and PM3.
The rewinder features two unwind stands and can handle parent rolls of 4300 mm width and 2600 mm diameter at a maximum speed of 1600 mpm. The rewinder is equipped with an automatic slitting unit complete of 22 knives that can reach a minimum slitting width and with an automatic shaft handling system. The project includes all necessary auxiliaries and a control system, electrical cabinets, and dedicated lubrication unit.
Syassky has a long tradition in the paper industry in Russia. It was founded in 1928 as one of the first paper mills of the Soviet period, and has been producing virgin pulp and paper for the domestic market since then. The company owns three tissue machines and sells its entire production in Russia and surrounding countries.