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Parmaksian, February 5th, 2018 – PT. Toba Pulp Lestari, Tbk. (TPL), marks its milestones by upgrading the mill with an inauguration of mill upgrade project office on Monday (2/5), at PT TPL mill, Sosorladang Village, Parmaksian Sub-district.

“The inauguration of this project office is a milestone for the company in our commitment to have environment-friendly and energy-efficient mill,” said PT TPL Board of Director, Mulia Nauli.

PT TPL mill upgrade project office has a size of 34 x 18 meters (m). The project office consists of four meeting rooms, a civil team meeting room, a project head office room, and a documentation room. The documentation room becomes the biggest room functioned as a display area of day -to-day mil upgrade project progress with complete documentation along with pictures and photographs.

The project office is located between the safety office and the engineering office. The PT TPL mill upgrade project office will be the center of planning and construction for contractors who will work on installing new equipment and production systems at the mill.

Funds used to run the factory revitalization project to improve environment- friendly and energy efficient reached US $ 100 million or approximately IDR1.3 trillion.

It is expected that by replacing and replacing with the latest technology machines PT TPL can improve and improve the quality of production and environmental quality including operational cost efficiency, and reduce odor.

The updated production system of PT TPL will use cold blow system, is the temperature required for pulp. pulp cooking process is just less than 100 degrees Celsius, using NCG (non condensable gas) technology, so the odor generated of the cooking process can be significantly reduced compared to the current production system.

In addition, the factory control system will be run automatically to ensure the machines can run with prime and reduce the possibility of ‘shutdown’ and ensure efficient maintenance and water consumption.The new production system will also save the use of electrical energy 9 (nine) percent compared to the previous system.

This mill upgrade project involves more than 1,000 workers, both direct and indirect workers, and is predicted to be completed and can be operated in the first quarter of 2019.