GrandBay Group placed an order with Toscotec for one AHEAD 2.2L complete tissue line to be installed at its subsidiary Papelera Internacional in Rio Hondo Zacapa, Guatemala. The start-up is scheduled for late 2022.
The AHEAD 2.2L machine (PM7) has a sheet trim width of 5,500 mm, a design speed of 2,200 m/min, and an annual production capacity of over 60,000 tons. It features TT NextPress new generation shoe press, a third-generation design TT SYD with heads insulation patented system, and diesel oil-fired TT Hood-Duo system. The machine is designed to deliver the maximum possible drying efficiency with the lowest energy consumptions.
The supply includes the stock preparation system, fiber recovery system, and Toscotec’s patented TT SAF® (Short Approach Flow) equipped with a double dilution system to ensure low electrical consumptions. The scope also includes Toscotec’s proprietary DCS system, electrification, and controls, and an in-line shaft puller integrated in the pope reel section.
Toscotec will provide a complete turnkey service package with detailed mill engineering, erection, commissioning, training, and start-up assistance.