Twinsaver Group, the major manufacturer of tissue products in South Africa, will proceed with a R500 million ($37 million) investment in the country’s local manufacturing sector by investing in a state-of-the-art new plant at its Kliprivier operations site in Gauteng, South Africa. The line, supplied by Toscotec, will be started-up in the last quarter of 2017.
The turn-key delivery for the new TM#5 will include a stock preparation system for virgin pulp, an AHEAD-2.0S tissue machine, tissue machine and plant auxiliaries, electrification & control systems. Full engineering, erection, erection supervision, training, start-up and commissioning complete Toscotec scope of supply.
The tissue machine will have a width of 2.75 m and will be designed for 2,000 mpm speed. The new line will produce, among the other grades, high-quality super-soft toilet tissue.
Twinsaver Group is the number 1 South African manufacturer, marketer and distributor of branded tissue products.
Toscotec is a turnkey projects supplier to the global paper industry.