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Trevipapel Group has invested in a Toscotec-supplied tissue line at its Paper Prime mill in Vila Velha de Rodão, Portugal.

The Steel Yankee Dryer TT SYD-16FT is due to be started-up in the first quarter if 2017 and will produce the company’s Joker brand of hygiene professional products (AfH) for distribution in Portugal.

Paulo Lobo, chief executive of Paper Prime, said the main benefits of the line include a higher evaporation rate resulting in a 30% increased drying capacity for the Yankee Dryer, and energy savings with lower consumption and less power required for the drive.

He said: “We have evolved from a small company to be one of the main manufacturers of professional hygiene products (AfH) in Portugal.

“The new machine in Vila Velha de Rodão will be the third unit with an average annual production of 32,000tpy, producing for the domestic market and exporting its Joker brand products to Spain, Central Europe, Africa and South America.”