Aktül Kagit will start up a Valmet-supplied Advantage DCT 200TS TM in 2Q 2022

Turkey’s Aktül Kagit Üretim Pazarlama is to increase its production capacity after investing in its third Valmet-supplied TM. 

The Advantage DCT 200TS tissue machine will be installed at the company’s mill in Pamukova, Sakarya Province, with start-up planned for the second quarter 2022.

It has a width of 5.6m, a design speed of 2.200m/min, and will add 70,000tpy of high-quality facial, handkerchief, toilet and towel grades to the company’s current production.

Sener Astan, General Manager, Aktül Kagit, said: “Since the start of our first tissue machine, we have been working hard to continuously improve our production and operations with cutting-edge technology.

“Valmet’s Advantage DCT 200 technology including the flexible Advantage ViscoNip pressing technology have strongly contributed to our success.”

Established in 2011, Aktül Kagit currently has a capacity of 140,000tpy of tissue production and 120,000tpy in converting.