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Valmet to Supply New Tissue Production Line to Lila Tissue in Turkey

Valmet Advantage DCT 200 Lila Tissue's new tissue production line from Valmet will add 70,000 tons per year of tissue making capacity for the company's domestic and export markets.

July 13, 2018 - Valmet will supply a complete Valmet Advantage DCT 200 tissue line to the Turkish tissue manufacturer Lila Tissue in Corlu, 100 km west of Istanbul.

Valmet's delivery includes the tissue machine itself, TM3, along with stock preparation equipment and an extensive automation package with DCS, QCS and Softness sensor.

Start-up, commissioning and training are also part of the delivery.

Valmet has previously delivered two Advantage DCT 200 tissue lines to the same mill. TM1 started up in 2007 and TM2 in 2012.

In addition to the new tissue line, Lila Tissue also ordered a rebuild of their TM1 and TM2 to Advantage ViscoNip press configuration.

The new TM3 will add 70,000 tons per year of tissue making capacity for Lila Tissue's domestic and export markets.

Start-up is planned for 2020.

Currently, Lila Tissue has the capacity to produce 150,000 tons per year of tissue. The company also operates a converting facility where it converts parent rolls into paper towels and napkins, toilet paper, and other tissue products.

Valmet is a leading global developer and supplier of process technologies, automation and services for the pulp, paper and energy industries. To learn more, please visit: www.valmet.com

SOURCE: Valmet