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

Grigiskes has started up its new 110tpd tissue PM6 at its Vilnius mill in Lithuania.

The Toscotec-supplied line has a design speed is 1,900mpm with a net web width of 2,750mm.

Gintautas Pangonis, president of Grigiskes said: “As announced earlier, erection of the new production line was terminated in the beginning of March.

“All components of the new machine were tested during the first half of the month and this week we produced the first batch of paper.

“We are very happy to announce that production startup was smooth. Having started production with a new paper machine we expect to see the fast growth of our turnover and profit.”

The new paper production line will match the needs of company’s processing lines of paper products and will allow further development of paper production and sales.

Toscotec’s supply includes an AHEAD-1.5S crescent former tissue machine with single-layer headbox, single press configuration and a Steel Yankee Dryer (TT SYD-15FT), machine auxiliaries (gas heated hood with three stages heat recovery system, machine dust and mist removal system, hall ventilation system were Milltech’s), stock preparation plant for virgin pulp and electrification & control system.

The site already houses the 17,000tpy tissue PM5.