WEPA's new tissue machine is designed for 2,200 metres/minute at a working width of 2.8 metres and will have an annual capacity of 32,000 tons of tissue paper.
March 14, 2016 - WEPA announced that it will invest about EUR 30 million to install a new tissue machine at the group's Piechowice plant in Poland.
Toscotec has also been selected to be the supplier of the new machine. The scope of supply for the new machine includes a stock preparation system for virgin pulp, an AHEAD 2.0S tissue machine, various auxiliary units, electrification and control system.
According to WEPA, the new machine is designed for 2,200 metres/minute at a working width of 2.8 metres and will have an annual capacity of 32,000 tons of tissue paper.
The new plant will produce high quality, super soft toilet paper and will be able to handle virgin pulp as well as recycled fibre as a raw material, WEPA added.
Commissioning of the new paper machine is scheduled for the first quarter of 2017.
The WEPA Group, which is based in Arnsberg (NRW), Germany, is a family business which manufactures high quality tissue paper. With 11 plants in Europe, WEPA produces toilet paper, kitchen roll, pocket tissues, cosmetics tissues, serviettes, industrial rolls and paper towels.