April 2013
Over The Wire Tissue Edition
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Hayat Kimya Orders New Tissue Machines for Mills in Russia, Turkey

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Hayat Kimya A.S., Turkey, has ordered two complete tissue production lines from Metso, Finland. Each line will include an Advantage DCT 200 TS tissue machine, and they will be installed at the company’s new mill sites near the city of Alabuga, Tatarstan, in Russia, and in the city of Mersin in southern Turkey. Startup of the tissue machine to be installed in Russia is planned for the second half of 2014, and the second tissue machine will start up in Turkey at the end of 2015. The value of the order has not been disclosed.

The order follows the successful startups of two similar tissue lines supplied by Metso in 2010 and 2011.The tissue machine located at the mill in Yeniköy near the city of Izmit, Turkey, holds the world record in speed for tissue machines at 2,210 meters per minute.

"Metso has been a reliable and trustworthy partner for our previous installations and we are pleased to continue our good cooperation also in this new project," says Lütfi Aydin, director, Paper Group, Hayat Kimya.

Metso’s scope of delivery includes two complete tissue production lines featuring stock preparation systems and an Advantage DCT 200 TS tissue machine. Each machine will be equipped with an OptiFlo headbox, a Metso yankee cylinder, an Advantage ViscoNip press, an Advantage AirCap hood prepared for co-generation, an Advantage WetDust dust system, an Advantage Run sheet transfer system, and an Advantage SoftReel L reel. The stock preparation lines will consist of OptiSlush pulpers, OptiFiner conical refiners, and OptiScreen machine screens.

Furthermore, the delivery will include an extensive automation package with Metso DNA machine and process controls and Metso IQ quality controls. Complete engineering, installation supervision, training, start-up and commissioning are also included in the delivery.

Both tissue machines will have a width of 5.6 meters and a design speed of 2,200 meters per minute. The new lines will have a design capacity of 70,000 metric tpy of high-quality facial, toilet, and towel grades. The raw material for the new lines will be virgin fiber. The production lines are optimized to save energy and to enhance final product quality.

Hayat Kimya A.S. is part of the Hayat Group, which primarily operates in the chemicals, hygienic products, paper, and wood-based industries. The Hayat tissue facilities today have a paper production capacity of 140,000 metric tpy and a converting capacity of 100,000 metric tpy. Through the new investment and ongoing projects, the total production capacity of Hayat Kimya will reach 350,000 metric tpy.



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