Tissue World Magazine
Alexandra Stuthridge, Technical Business Manager, BioProducts Institute (BPI)

Philippines-based tissue manufacturer Bataan 2020 has started up two Toscotec-supplied TT SYD-3600MM tissue lines.

The Steel Yankee dryers have been started up at the company’s Samal mill in the Bataan province.

Emmanuel Gaspar, executive vice president of Bataan 2020, said: “We are committed to responsible industrial production to protect the environment.

“Among other projects we produce steam from renewable power sources. The TT SYD makes it possible for us to actually reduce steam consumption and keep up the highest standard of efficiency on our operations.”

The supplier’s second generation TT SYD replaced previous installations of cast iron Yankees on PM2 and PM5.

The scope of supply also includes erection supervision, commissioning and start-up assistance, as well as onsite training programs on operation and maintenance.

Bataan 2020 is a leading manufacturers of fine quality paper, board and tissue in the Philippines. It operates paper mills in Samal, Bataan, and Baesa, Quezon City, producing over 100,000 metric tonnes of paper annually.