Tissue World Magazine
Alexandra Stuthridge, Technical Business Manager, BioProducts Institute (BPI)

Aktül Kagit Üretim Pazarlama will install a new Advantage DCT 200 tissue line at its mill in Pamukova, Sakarya province, Turkey.

Supplied by Valmet, start-up is planned for the first quarter of 2016. The value of the order will not be disclosed.

With a width of 5.6m and a design speed of 2,200m/min, the new line will add 60,000tpy 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 fibre.

Erkan Tirnavali, general manager, Aktül Kagit Üretim Pazarlama, said: “In order to be competitive, we want to operate with cutting edge technology.

“Valmet’s Advantage DCT 200 concept combined with Advantage ViscoNip pressing technology has proven to meet our expectations and provides high quality tissue products appreciated by the Turkish consumers.”

Valmet’s scope of delivery will comprise of a complete tissue production line including a stock preparation system and an Advantage DCT 200TS tissue machine.

The tissue machine will be equipped with an OptiFlo headbox, an Advantage ViscoNip press and a cast alloy Yankee cylinder.

It will also be featured with the Advantage tissue technology including an AirCap hood, a WetDust dust management system and a SoftReel reel.

Aktül Kagit Üretim Pazarlama has a production plant in Pamukova which covers 140,000 m2 of production area.

The mill provides high quality tissue products for consumers and the AfH market.