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Valmet Receives Seventh Tissue Line Order from Hayat Kimya in Turkey

Valmet tissue machine The new Valmet Advantage DCT 200 TS tissue machine, TM8, will have a width of 5.6 metres and a design speed of 2,200 m/min, and a production capacity of 70,000 tonnes per year.

May 7, 2020 - Valmet will supply the seventh tissue line delivery including an extensive automation package to Turkish tissue producer Hayat Kimya.

According to Valmet, Hayat Kimya has decided to invest in a second machine at their mill in Mersin, Turkey, to meet the increasing demand for their high-quality tissue products. The new line will add 70,000 tonnes of tissue to their current production of facial, toilet and towel tissue.

The value of the order will not be disclosed.

Hayat Kimya has followed their straight expansion plan by the installation of a new tissue machine every second year. Previously Valmet delivered six Valmet Advantage DCT 200TS tissue production lines to Hayat Kimya's mills in Turkey, Russia and Egypt.

Valmet also conducted an extensive rebuild of Hayat Kimya's TM1 machine in Turkey during 2015.

"We have developed a great collaboration between Hayat and Valmet teams during the years, and we are happy to continue our long relationship also in this project. When everybody knows each other, the technology and the process, it is easy to achieve great results together," says Lütfi Aydin, Director, Paper Group, Hayat Kimya.

"We at Valmet feel honored to receive yet another order from Hayat Kimya. The close cooperation between our companies has been the key for success," says Björn Magnus, Sales Director, Tissue Mills business unit, Paper business line, Valmet.

The new Valmet Advantage DCT 200 TS tissue machine, TM8, will have a width of 5.6 metres and a design speed of 2,200 m/min. The raw material to be used in the tissue production will be virgin fiber. The new production line is optimized to save energy and to enhance the quality of the final product.

The delivery will include an extensive Valmet automation package with Valmet DNA machine controls, process controls and Valmet IQ quality controls.

Complete engineering, installation supervision, training, start-up and commissioning are also included in the delivery.

Valmet is a leading global developer and supplier of process technologies, automation and services for the pulp, paper and energy industries. The company's technology offering includes pulp mills, tissue, board and paper production lines, as well as power plants for bioenergy production. For further information, visit:

SOURCE: Valmet