At the end of February 2017, the Italian company GapCon tissue S.r.l. commissioned a new paper machine EconSOFT™ ERS (Energy and Resource Savings) for production of tissue paper in the paper mill Papelera Samseng S.A. in Argentina. The paper machine is operated at the company’s pilar plant in Buenos Aires.
Papelera Samseng S.A. was founded in 1993 and is one of the leading producers of tissue paper in Argentina. The new paper machine width on reel is 3.450 mm and the operating speed is 1.800 m/min., with a production output of 145 tpd. The machine concept offers a wide range of tissue papers to be produced. The unique technical solution offered by GapCon will shorten also the maintenance time. It is the best alternative for upgrading of existing paper machines with the aim to raise the production, reduce energy consumption and significantly increase the paper quality.