The largest TT SYD ever installed in Europe successfully started up at WEPA Cassino tissue plant, Italy.

August 2016 - The biggest European Steel Yankee Dryer for tissue production, a Toscotec TT SYD-18FT (5600mm wide), has been successfully started up at WEPA Cassino mill in Italy. The PM3 rebuilding project was commissioned to Toscotec, WEPA’s long-term partner, continuing the process of investments in order to upgrade the plant and to achieve the best available technology in tissue making.


“High quality of product and energy saving were at the base of the project. WEPA is going to get more and more relevance in the European market.  Cost Leadership and attention to consumers and customer needs, as well as sustainability in company management and production, is part of WEPA´s future strategy.” - says Bernhard Gross, Managing Director of WEPA Italia srl. “To avail ourselves of a skilled machinery specialist like Toscotec has been a big step forward to realize our strategy.”

The scope of the supply  included also a double layer fully hydraulic TT Headbox-MLT with polished pipes and a Yankee steam & condensate removal system. All equipment was provided on a turn-key basis including engineering, supervision and installation.

About Toscotec

Toscotec is a turnkey supplier to the global tissue industry. Since 1948, Toscotec offers complete production lines, plant retrofits, turnkey projects, and individual machineries.  Headquartered in Lucca, the nerve center of the Italian paper district, with offices in China and North America, the Group serves all the leading paper producers with customized solutions, leveraging on the experience gained in more than 60 years of activities. Key to the Group’s success is the engineering and R&D department, run by a team of highly qualified engineers. Toscotec currently employs approx. 180 people.  

For additional information please contact info@toscotec.com.