Italian company Eurovast has boosted its production capacity by 30,000tpy after it invested in a tissue machine for its Cartiera della Basilica Lugliano-Bagni di Lucca plant.

Toscotec will supply the MODULO-PLUS crescent former which has a double press configuration and Steel Yankee dryer TT SYD-3200MM.

It has a maximum speed of 1500m/min and will start production in the first quarter of 2014.
Eurovast is a limited liability company managed by the Romano family and headed up by entrepreneur Vincenzo Romano.

It has been working in the tissue market since the beginning of the 1990s. The company currently has a production capacity of 70,000tpy with a total plant surface area of 36,000m2.