News | December 14, 2017

Toscotec To Supply New Tissue Machine To Lucart's Porcari Plant In Italy

Lucart Group is replacing one of the two MG paper PMs installed in 1976 at its Porcari plant in Italy with a new line manufactured by Toscotec, a multinational company leader in the supply of papermaking plants, machinery and technology. The scope of supply includes the new automatic rewinder equipped with 3 unwinding stations, the maximum operating speed is 2,000 mpm, with technology aimed at preserving paper thickness during reel winding.

Installation will be finalized in the second half of 2018. Toscotec’s YES – Your Expert Service – service division will provide supervision for erection, start-up and training of the paper mill’s personnel.

The line will produce high quality tissue paper starting both from pure cellulose and recycled paper. The operating speed is 2000 mpm and the total production is approximately 35,000 tpy.

PM3 will continue the production of all types of MG paper for flexible packaging. PM3 will undergo technical improvement interventions to ensure the highest production quality.

Lucart is a leading company in Europe in the production of MG paper, tissue products (paper items for daily use such as toilet paper, kitchen paper, napkins, tablecloths, handkerchiefs, etc.) and airlaid products.

SOURCE: Lucart Group