Russian JSC Syassky Pulp & Paper Mill starts up the 45,000 tonne/yr Toscotec AHEAD tissue machine at Syasstroy mill.
The Toscotec supplied AHEAD-1.5M tissue line came on stream on 29th April, 2016, well in advance to schedule at Syassky Pulp and Paper mill in Syasstroy, in the Leningrad region of Russia. The delivery agreement of the tissue machine was signed by Syassky PPM and Toscotec in December 2014.
After the PM3 start up the Syasstroy’s site is actually one of the most efficient Russian paper mills, employing over 2000 people to make 110.000 tons a year – almost twice the productivity of many competitor mills.
Irina Mozhaeva about the Toscotec AHEAD tissue machine
“The Toscotec AHEAD 1.5M tissue making line is designed to produce high quality tissue from dry and slush pulps, entailing a real reduction of the mill’s energy cost. That is important not only for us but also for our customers who realize the importance of sustainable industrial production. Toscotec has well understood our technological target as well as economical needs. Our partnership begun in 2009 with two new rewinders and continued in 2012 with an AHEAD line (PM2) until this new successful cooperation”, says Mrs. Irina Mozhaeva, the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Syassky PPM.
Toscotec scope of furniture for the new PM3 included 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 also included the stock preparation plant, gas heated hood and steam & condensate system as well as electrification & control system. Engineering and services (erection supervision, commissioning & start up assistance, training) completed the package.