Paper360 - July/August 2017 - 13

The Italian
GapCon
tissue S.r.l.
joined the
PAPCEL
Group of
companies

Advertorial

News from actual projects:
The GapCon EconPRESSTM NExT (New Extended nip
concept for Tissue) Shoe Press concept started up
and providing interesting results

A

t the end of 2016, the Czech
supplier of technology for the
papermaking industry carried out
an acquisition of another competitor from
Western Europe with the aim to strengthen
position in the market for production of
not only tissue paper. Towards the end

The acquisition of GapCon by PAPCEL
means a reinforcement of business
activities for both companies. GapCon
profits of a precious support of the
mother company in various fields,
from financial and logistics support
thru synergies in sales and production.

Both companies benefit from
the reciprocal enlargement of the

product portfolio thus contributing to be
more competitive on the global market,
becoming a strong process and systems
supplier. The research and development
of the new technologies is one of the
main targets at GapCon and the position
inside of the Papcel Group enables an
easier and faster practical
application of the new
inventions in field.

Antonin Kostka
Director of GapCon tissue S.r.l.

of 2016, the Italian company GapCon
tissue S.r.l. joined the PAPCEL Group of
companies (PAPCEL Czech Republic).
The Italian GapCon tissue is an established
manufacturer of paper technology with a
strong customer base in Europe, Asia and
Latin America. Owing to the acquisition
of GapCon, the Czech company PAPCEL
has expanded the team of experts,
strengthening the engineering and
manufacturing capacities.

T

he GapCon high end Tissue
machine EconSOFT ERS, installed
in Papelera Samseng (Argentina),
with its standalone Extended Nip
Module EconPRESSTM NExT, has
been started up. The customer's
and GapCon's start up teams fully
used the possibility to make the
shoe press commissioning after the
initial Tissue Machine optimization
in its conventional configuration, bypassing the Shoe Press.

We are very proud of this our new
machine concept. The operating
results confirm its validity and

This unique and patented concept
enables a more efficient and trouble
free extended nip start up.
The first performance figures,
in terms of dryness and bulk, are
beyond expectations, confirming
that this is the new winning tool.
The Energy costs dramatically
dropped down, with reference to
vacuum and refining requirements,
in comparison with same machine
performances achieved in the
first 3 months after the start-up,
when the machine was set-up in
a conventional Suction Press Roll
configuration.
The Papelera Samseng TM 1
operates regularly over 1.550 m/min
since more than a month and the peak
speed arrived up to 1.700 m/min.

we are on the right way in
developing other new solutions
to be applied to the Tissue machine
process. We are firmly supported by
our mother company Papcel in our
research and developing activities
and we may fully use all synergies
inside of PAPCEL
Group", confirms
Mr. Francesco De
Biasi - director of
GapCon tissue.

www.papcel.cz


http://www.paper-machine-papcel.com http://www.papcel.cz

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Paper360 - July/August 2017

Setpoint
Over the Wire
Euroports Extends Its Reach
Ensuring a Tight Load
Riding the Rails
Trailer Flooring Makes a Difference in Paper Roll Transport
Top 50 Power List
CEPI’s New Director General: ‘A Remarkable Industry'
Värö’s Expansion for the Future
Model Behavior: Understanding Virtual Process Integration
Mondi Štĕtí Chooses Direct Drive Technology
The Knowledge Trail
TAPPI Journal Summaries
How Does China’s Containerboard Market Compare to the US?
Industry Trends in Graphic Paper
Will China Ban Mixed Paper Imports?
TAPPI News
ASPI News
Index of Advertisers
Paper360 - July/August 2017 - intro
Paper360 - July/August 2017 - bellyband1
Paper360 - July/August 2017 - bellyband2
Paper360 - July/August 2017 - cover1
Paper360 - July/August 2017 - cover2
Paper360 - July/August 2017 - 3
Paper360 - July/August 2017 - 4
Paper360 - July/August 2017 - 5
Paper360 - July/August 2017 - Setpoint
Paper360 - July/August 2017 - 7
Paper360 - July/August 2017 - Over the Wire
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Paper360 - July/August 2017 - Euroports Extends Its Reach
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Paper360 - July/August 2017 - 19
Paper360 - July/August 2017 - Ensuring a Tight Load
Paper360 - July/August 2017 - 21
Paper360 - July/August 2017 - Riding the Rails
Paper360 - July/August 2017 - 23
Paper360 - July/August 2017 - Trailer Flooring Makes a Difference in Paper Roll Transport
Paper360 - July/August 2017 - 25
Paper360 - July/August 2017 - 26
Paper360 - July/August 2017 - Top 50 Power List
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Paper360 - July/August 2017 - CEPI’s New Director General: ‘A Remarkable Industry'
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Paper360 - July/August 2017 - 40
Paper360 - July/August 2017 - 41
Paper360 - July/August 2017 - Värö’s Expansion for the Future
Paper360 - July/August 2017 - 43
Paper360 - July/August 2017 - Model Behavior: Understanding Virtual Process Integration
Paper360 - July/August 2017 - 45
Paper360 - July/August 2017 - 46
Paper360 - July/August 2017 - 47
Paper360 - July/August 2017 - Mondi Štĕtí Chooses Direct Drive Technology
Paper360 - July/August 2017 - 49
Paper360 - July/August 2017 - The Knowledge Trail
Paper360 - July/August 2017 - 51
Paper360 - July/August 2017 - TAPPI Journal Summaries
Paper360 - July/August 2017 - 53
Paper360 - July/August 2017 - 54
Paper360 - July/August 2017 - 55
Paper360 - July/August 2017 - How Does China’s Containerboard Market Compare to the US?
Paper360 - July/August 2017 - 57
Paper360 - July/August 2017 - Industry Trends in Graphic Paper
Paper360 - July/August 2017 - 59
Paper360 - July/August 2017 - Will China Ban Mixed Paper Imports?
Paper360 - July/August 2017 - 61
Paper360 - July/August 2017 - 62
Paper360 - July/August 2017 - 63
Paper360 - July/August 2017 - 64
Paper360 - July/August 2017 - 65
Paper360 - July/August 2017 - 66
Paper360 - July/August 2017 - TAPPI News
Paper360 - July/August 2017 - ASPI News
Paper360 - July/August 2017 - 69
Paper360 - July/August 2017 - Index of Advertisers
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