WEPA expanded tissue production in Poland

WEPA’s PM_21 in Piechowice
Photo: Toscotec

WEPA starts up a new AHEAD-2.0S PM21 tissue machine at its Piechowice plant in Poland. According to the announcement, the new 32,000 tpy tissue line was supplied by Toscotec started production in February 2017.

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.

Toscotec’s turn-key delivery included 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.

About WEPA Group:

The company is a family business which manufactures high quality tissue paper. Headquartered in Arnsberg (NRW), Germany, the company operates 11 plants in Europe producing  toilet paper, kitchen roll, pocket tissues, cosmetics tissues, serviettes, industrial rolls and paper towels.

Source: Woodbizforum