Fabryka Papieru i Tektury Beskidy has started up a new crescent former machine supplied by Hergen Paper Machinery.
The HCF 920 SMART FIT machine has a capacity of 55t/d, a width of 2.8m and a working speed of 1,100 m/min producing tissue with basis weight from 13g/m2 up to 30g/m2.
Located at the company’s Wadowice site, the machine will diversify the company’s product offering to include high quality virgin pulp tissue jumbo rolls. The Polish tissue sector continues to show a stable development trend.
Hergen Paper Machinery was the project leader and supplied compete engineering from stock preparation to rewinder and refiners, approach flow, HCF 920 Innova Flow headbox, Crescent Former unit, complete press section, Steel Ribbed Smart Yankee Dryer, gas hood and reel equipped with shaft Smart Puller.
The investment is part of a long term development programme by Fabryka Beskidy based on widening its product offering, production lines and improving energy savings.