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

Vinda International Group has purchased four AHEAD-2.0M tissue machines to be installed in its new production base in Xiaonan district, Xiaogan, Hubei.

Toscotec will deliver the first two lines in mid-March and the second two in mid-May 2018.

PM1, PM2, PM3 and PM4 will have similar configurations, including second generation large diameter TT SYD and the supplier’s most recent technological developments in dryness efficiency.

The four AHEAD-2.0M are scheduled to come online by the end of 2018 leading to a total production increase of over 120,000tpy for Vinda.

Toscotec is also delivering two AHEAD 2.0M tissue machines to Vinda’s new Yangjiang mill in Guangdong.

Overall, the six lines will add a total of over 180,000 tonnes to Vinda International’s annual production output.