March 29, 2021 - Valmet will supply Aktül Kagit Üretim Pazarlama with a tissue production line including stock preparation, automation system and a Focus rewinder. The new Advantage DCT 200 tissue machine will be installed at the company's mill in Pamukova, Sakarya Province in Turkey.
Valmet has previously supplied Aktül Kagit's mill with two Advantage DCT 200TS tissue lines, started up in 2011 and 2016.
"Since the start of our first tissue machine, we have been working hard to continuously improve our production and operations with cutting-edge technology," said Sener Astan, General Manager, Aktül Kagit. "Valmet's Advantage DCT 200 technology, including the flexible Advantage ViscoNip pressing technology, has strongly contributed to our success."
Björn Magnus, Sales Director, Tissue Mills business unit, Valmet, added, "We are happy to continue our long and fruitful collaboration with Aktül Kagit and support them on their successful path forward. It is always a pleasure to work with companies who are aiming for the best technology, smart mill design and great teamwork."
Engineering, installation supervision, training, start-up and commissioning are also included in the scope of supply.
In addition, the delivery will include Valmet DNA Automation System and Valmet IQ Quality Control System with online softness and creping measurement.
With a width of 5.6 metres and a design speed of 2,200 m/min, the new line will add 70,000 tons per year of high-quality facial, handkerchief, toilet and towel grades to Aktül Kagit's current production. The raw material for the new line will be virgin fiber.
Start-up of the new machine is planned for the second quarter 2022.
Aktül Kagit, which started tissue production in 2011, has the capacity to produce 140,000 tons per year and converts 120,000 tons of tissue per year.
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. To learn more, visit: www.valmet.com.
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