July 12, 2021 - Valmet will supply Turkish tissue producer Hayat Kimya with a new tissue machine at their new mill in Russia. The machine will be the ninth Advantage DCT tissue production line delivered to Hayat Kimya by Valmet.
The new line will add 70,000 tons of tissue to Hayat Kimya's current annual production capacity of facial, toilet and towel tissues.
Hayat Kimya has previously installed seven Valmet Advantage DCT 200TS tissue production lines to its mills in Turkey, Russia and Egypt, and is currently installing the tissue machine TM9 at its new site in Russia.
"Our ambition is to continuously improve our performance with each installation, and the Advantage DCT technology is certainly supporting that target," said Lütfi Aydin, Director, Paper Group, Hayat Kimya. "Together with Valmet, we have established an efficient way of working and have been able to reach very smooth and fast start-ups. Ever since the start-ups, we have been running the machines at constant high speed and efficiency."
Björn Magnus, Sales Director, Tissue Mills business unit, Paper business line, Valmet, commented, "We are proud to have had the opportunity to deliver nine Advantage DCT machines in a row to Hayat Kimya. During the years, we have developed both good technical performance and team collaboration, so we are excited to continue the journey to also make this new project a success."
The new tissue machine, TM10, will have a width of 5.6 metres and a design speed of 2,100 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 scope of supply will also include an extensive Valmet automation package with Valmet DNA machine controls, drive controls, process controls and machine monitoring, as well as Valmet IQ quality controls with IQ Fiber and IQ Softness sensors, MD Controls and IQ Dilution CD Controls.
Complete engineering, installation supervision, training, start-up and commissioning as well as a spare parts package are also included in the delivery.
Start-up of the new machine is planned for the end of 2022.
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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