Italy-based Toscotec has installed a PM1 machine to produce container board at Rossmann Group’s Papeterie Sical facility located in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region of France.
Featuring a web width of 2.570mm and a design speed of 500m/min, the machine is capable of manufacturing container board grades as brown test liners offering 100 to 220g/m².
The newly installed machine has a capacity of 45,000t per annum.
Its press section and related parts have been modified to enhance the liner's top side printability, as well as the operation of the Papeterie Sical site.
With the modifications, the machine is now producing the targeted container board products quality.
The performance improvement project also included a new TT Combi-Press with a tailored TT Pick-up press roll, new press rolls with related cleaning doctors.
It also includes a major press frame integrated in the wire section structure, and complete tail threading from the press to dryer section.
The newly installed TT steel dryer is also a part of the rebuild, and features erection, erection supervision, start-up assistance and training.
Rossmann Group, with a box plants production capacity of 500.000t per year, provides printed packaging solutions to customers in Europe and Africa.
The company currently has ten sheets plants in Western Europe and one in Burkina Faso, Africa.
Last month, Celupaper started up a new PM3 tissue machine, provided by Toscotec, at its Papelera Nicaragua mill in Argentina.
Image: Toscotec installs PM1 machine in Rossmann Group’s Papeterie Sical facility. Photo: courtesy of Toscotec.