AK GIDA SAN ve TIC A.S Producing Tissue on New Machine in Turkey

Oct. 17, 2011 - Metso said that a new tissue line it supplied to AK GIDA SAN ve TIC A.S in Turkey successfully started up on August 29, 2011. The tissue line was installed in the company’s new mill in Pamukova, which is located in Sakarya province.

According to Metso, the new tissue line has the capacity to produce 60,000 tons per year of high-quality facial, handkerchief, toilet and towel grades at a speed of 1,600 - 2,000 meters per minute.

The raw material for the new line is virgin fiber, Metso added.

The new tissue production line is a Metso Advantage DCT 200 tissue machine. The order included a stock preparation system.

The delivery also included an extensive automation package with Metso DNA machine and process controls, Metso consistency measurements, Metso IQ quality controls with IQ Fiber Measurement and a Neles valves package. Complete engineering, installation supervision, training, start-up and commissioning were also included in the delivery.

The first tissue jumbo roll produced at AK GIDA SAN ve T?C A.S.