SsangYong C&B Inc., a South Korean company headquartered in Jochiwon-eup, Seong, Korea has closed the purchase of a new tissue machine with a production capacity of 91 tpd from Toscotec. The machine will be installed in Jochiwon plant and is expected to come on stream within the end of 2013. The group owns three tissue plants in different cities: one tissue production and converting plant located in Jochiwon, one tissue and converting plant situated in Jeonju and a converting plant located in Daejon. Today the total production capacity is 130.000 tons/year, reached with seven tissue machines: four of them are located in Jochiwon plant, while three other ones are in Jeonju plant. The new Toscotec Ahead 1.5S tissue machine is a crescent former with single-layer headbox, double press configuration, a Steel Yankee Dryer TT SYD-12FT and a Reel section TT Reel-P.
The scope of supply includes also high efficiency gas fired hood, steam & condensate system and a steam recovery boiler fed by hood exhaust air provided by Toscotec associate Milltech. A shaft puller for expandable shafts is also included in the supply. The machine operating speed is 1,700 mpm with a net Web width of 2,730 mm.