Tissue World Magazine

Asia Pulp and Paper (APP) has started production on the remaining four of its eight Toscotec-supplied AHEAD-2.0L PRODERGY tissue machines.

Based at its OKI mill, South Sumatra, the four lines started production ahead of schedule – in just 60 days – between 14 August and 14 October 2018.

They are part of a contract with the supplier that has now seen eight TMs started up by the tissue giant.

Each of the eight machines have a paper width of 5.6m and an operating speed of 2,000m/min.

They feature a second-generation TT SYD Steel Yankee Dryer of 22 feet diameter, which represents the biggest diameter for tissue application worldwide.

The first two AHEAD-2.0L PRODERGY machines were started up at Perawang mill in the first quarter of 2018, and the following six machines at OKI mill in the second, third and fourth quarters of 2018.