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ISMA Brings PM 1 On-Stream after Toscotec Dry End Rebuild

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ISMA 2000 S.L., Spain, has successfully started up the Toscotec S.p.A. (Lucca, Italy) delivered TT DOES package at in La Torre de Claramunt mill in Barcelona. PM 1 came online smoothly according to the time schedule, following a major dry-end rebuild performed by Toscotec. The delivery agreement of the new drying technology for the tissue line was signed by ISMA 2000.and Toscotec in June 2015. 

"Toscotec's commitment was to deliver to the Spanish producer the latest cutting-edge technologies in tissue drying to create a further reference in rebuilding projects to increase efficiency and cut operating costs. With great satisfaction, we announce that the rebuild has allowed ISMA 2000 to increase productivity of the tissue machine by 30%," said Davide Mainardi, sales and customer care director at Toscotec. 

The delivery included a steel yankee dryer TT SYD-3600MM provided with Toscotec patented solution for head insulation, a yankee steam and condensate system, and a new hood, TT Milltech-SMYH Hood type, with a high level of heat recovery. 

Fernando Luz, ISMA GM, said that/ "to invest in a TT DOES (Drying Optimization for Energy Saving) package has been the right move to continue our project, based on an intensive energy-saving concept, already initiated in the phase of pulp treatment. Today we are able to produce 100% recycled hygienic tissue by using complex raw material with high quality fibers and less specific energy consumption input."


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