LUCCA, ITALY, Aug. 19, 2021 (Press Release) -Toscotec will supply an AHEAD 2.2L tissue line on a turnkey basis to Vajda Papír at its Dunaföldvár mill, near Budapest, Hungary. The start-up is planned for the first half of 2022.
The new AHEAD 2.2L machine features a net sheet width of 5,600 mm, a maximum operating speed of 2,200 mpm, and a production capacity of over 80,000 tons/year. The machine is equipped with the fully hydraulic TT Headbox-MLT, TT NextPress of upgraded design, a third-generation TT SYD, gas fired TT Hood and Air System engineered with several steps of energy recovery.
The turnkey supply includes the complete stock preparation system, Toscotec’s patented TT SAF® (Short Approach Flow) with a double dilution system designed to ensure a reduction of electrical consumption. The electrification and controls, dust and mist removal systems, boiler plant, bridge cranes, air compressor station, roll handling and wrapping systems, and hall ventilation with conditioning system complete the production line. The scope also includes one OPTIMA 2600 slitter rewinder fitted with automatic shaft puller and dedicated dust removal system. Vajda Papír also purchased a comprehensive service package with detailed mill engineering, erection, commissioning, start-up assistance, and training.
Attila Vajda, owner and managing director of Vajda Papír, says, “We found in Toscotec the right partner to realize our expansion strategy according to plan. Based on their extensive experience with turnkey operations, our confidence in Toscotec’s ability to successfully complete complex tissue projects on a tight timeframe was a key factor in our decision. At Vajda Papír we select the most advanced and energy efficient technology to manufacture premium tissue quality for our customers and consumers.”
Marco Dalle Piagge, sales director of Toscotec, comments: “We are very happy to begin an important partnership with Vajda Papír. Toscotec strengthens its position as global leading supplier of turnkey solutions for the tissue industry. Delivering a complete tissue line on a turnkey basis according to schedule, and assuming responsibility for the achievement of performances for the entire supply requires significant expertise. We are the only tissue machinery manufacturer with nearly 20 years of experience in turnkey projects across 4 continents.”
Matteo Giorgio Marrano, Toscotec sales manager, says, “With Vajda Papír’s order, Toscotec increases its market penetration in Eastern Europe with three major tissue projects sold in the last two years, including two double-width machines. This new line will be equipped with advanced and energy-efficient technology, including Toscotec’s shoe press and TT SYD of latest generation, and high-recovery TT Hood.”
About Vajda Papír Kft.
Founded in 1999, Vajda Papír is headquartered in Budapest and operates 3 sites in Budapest, Székesfehérvár and Hungary’s biggest and most modern integrated tissue mill at Dunaföldvár, south of Budapest. It manufactures 110,000 tons/year of toilet tissue, handkerchiefs, towels, and napkins. Vajda Papír owns the famous brands Ooops, Sindy, Star and Lilla and distributes its products to the consumer and AfH markets in Eastern Europe.
Toscotec designs and manufactures machines, systems and components for the production of Tissue and Paper & Board, offering proprietary solutions to the world's leading paper industries: from complete tissue production lines to rebuilds, modernization projects and even single components.