Wepa Professional Hygiene to Improve Energy Efficiency at Polish Tissue Mill

Wepa Professional Hygiene, Germany, has awarded a contract to Zurich-based ABB to boost the energy efficiency of its tissue production facility in Piechowice, in southwestern Poland.

Wepa plans to install a new 110/20 kV substation to increase the mill’s energy supply capacity from the current 5 MV to 12 MV, raising its output capacity and its energy efficiency.

The amount of the investment in Piechowice was not disclosed by the firms.

WEPA has been active in the Polish tissue paper industry since 1992.