The rebuild has been carried out by Toscotec according to the tight time schedule of only ten days shut down from paper to paper.
The Pian della Rocca plant was composed of a Toscotec sloped wire machine with grooved cast iron YD 12 ft diameter, originally supplied in 1987 and rebuilt into Crescent Former in 2000 by Toscotec.Read more
The 1,100-acre mill off U.S. 61 completed a roughly $200 million energy-saving project three years ago and now employs nearly 1,000. Plant officials see the new project, which would make higher-quality tissue paper, as a further boost to the mill's viability.
With the expansion, the Port Hudson annual payroll would approach $75 million.Read more