Hygienic Tissue starts up in Toscotec-supplied tissue machine in South Africa

On 4th April, the South African producer tissue Hygienic Tissue started up their new FORM-PLUS tissue machine supplied by Toscotec.

Hygienic Tissue starts up in Toscotec-supplied tissue machine in South Africa

With an annual production capacity of 27,000 tonnes, the unit will increase the mill’s total production capacity by threefold. Hygienic Tissue provides its customers with a wide range of products for hygienic use and AFH market, made from 100% virgin pulp as well as from recycled paper.

Based on an intensive energy-saving concept, Toscotec‘s scope of supply included the approach flow system, featuring the ultimate TT SAF® technology, to MODULE-PLUS tissue machine with single-layer headbox, single press configuration and TT SYD-12FT with TT Milltech -MYH (Monosystem gas heated hood), Turbo Blower and Core Extraction unit. The supply also included an electrification and controls package and the steam & condensate system. Toscotec‘s TT WIND-P tissue slitter rewinder completed the scope of supply.

About the cooperation between Toscotec and Hygienic Tissue

The excellent cooperation between Toscotec and Hygienic Tissue has allowed the South African tissue maker immediately to Achieve high quality tissue paper, optimizing the production cycle, both in terms of performance and energy saving.

Hygienic Tissue Mill plays an important role in the South African market tissue, producing higher value disposable paper products, including toilet tissue, napkins, towels, facial and jumbo rolls. Since 2000 the firm has been investing in state of the art manufacturing machinery. This is the first-FORM PLUS tissue machine installed by Toscotec in South Africa and increases Hygienic Tissue Mill’s capacity to make it the largest independent producer of Tissue in South Africa.


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