Tissue World Magazine

Turkey’s Lila Group has invested in an Advantage DCT 200 tissue line to be installed at its Corlu site.

Supplied by Valmet, TM3 will add 70,000tpy of tissue capacity to the site and will be sold into the domestic and export market.

Delivery will comprise of a complete Advantage DCT 200 tissue production line with stock preparation equipment and the Advantage tissue technology.

The scope will also include an extensive automation package with DCS, QCS and Softness sensor.

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

Orhan Ogucu, chairman of Lila Group, said it was important the line meet the company’s targets for efficient production, low energy consumption and high tissue quality.

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

Lila Group is a leading Turkish industrial enterprise group headquartered in Istanbul, Turkey.

It operates in four different sectors in tissue paper, FMCG, energy and textile.

The supplier said the factory in Corlu is set to become the biggest tissue manufacturing facility under a single roof in Turkey, the Middle East and North Africa.