December 2013
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Tezol Tütün Kagit to Install New Valmet Tissue Line at Mill in Turkey

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Tezol Tütün Kagit, Turkey, will install a complete new Metso (future Valmet) Advantage DCT tissue production line at the company’s new mill site in the city of Mersin. The machine is scheduled to start up in 2015. 

"The new tissue line will fulfill Tezol’s ambition to produce environmentally friendly products of highest quality in a cost-efficient way," says Ersin Tezol, CEO of Tezol Tütün ve Kağıt San ve Tic A.Ş.

"The Advantage DCT tissue making concept enables the production of most types of conventional tissue products with the highest quality in a cost-effective way. We are very delighted that Tezol trusted us as the supplier of itsr new tissue making line, and are looking forward to a long-term partnership that will be of benefit for both companies," said Björn Magnus, sales manager, Paper business line, future Valmet. 

The delivery will include a complete high-speed tissue production line featuring an Advantage DCT 100+ tissue machine equipped with an OptiFlo headbox, a cast iron yankee cylinder, an Advantage ViscoNip press, and an Advantage AirCap yankee hood. The delivery will also include part of the stock preparation equipment. 

The new line will have a width of 2.metric tpy of bathroom tissue, towel grades, and diaper tissue. The raw material for the new production line will be virgin fiber and recycled fiber. 

The family-owned Tezol Tütün, established in 1932, entered the tissue market in 2000. During the past nine years, the company has invested in a tissue machine in Torbali in 2004, a deinking line in 2007, and a second tissue mill in 2009. The company is a major producer in the Turkish tissue market, supplying towel, napkin, and toilet paper products under the brands Softy, Mare, and Ecco, as well as private label products. It also exports recycled tissue and finished products to Europe, the Middle East, Russia, and Central America. Tezol Tütün has 400 employees.



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