PM1’s rebuild is planned for the second half of 2024 at Rexcell Tissue & Airlaid’s Skåpafors, Sweden-based mill

Rexcell Tissue & Airlaid has invested in a Toscotec-supplied complete drying section rebuild for PM1 at its Skåpafors mill in Sweden.  

Planned for the second half of 2024, the scope of supply includes a customised offering designed to deliver substantial gas consumption reductions, as well as a significant increases in machine run-ability.  

This includes a press section upgrade, a latest generation TT SYD Steel Yankee Dryer with steam and condensate system, and a high efficiency TT Hood with a complete air system.  

The hood plant is also equipped with TT Drying Equilibrium. 

According to the supplier, the rebuild aims to reduce PM1’s thermal energy consumption through the use of state-of-the-art drying technology designed for energy efficiency, and to increase the machine speed and production capacity.  

Lars Andersson, Chief Executive at Duni Rexcell, said: “At Rexcell we take global environmental challenges very seriously.
“As a part of Duni AB, we share the same vision to be Net Zero 2030 along with considerable energy reductions.  

“This machine upgrade is a strategic investment that perfectly fits into this vision.” 

Rexcell is a wholly owned subsidiary of Duni Group, and first started paper production in 1898.