2013-03-18 10:11:56 -
Metso Corporation's press release on March 18, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. local time
Metso has received a repeat order for two complete tissue production lines for
the Turkish Hayat Kimya A.S. Each production 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. The start-up 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 will not be disclosed.
The order follows the successful start-ups 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 m/min.
"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.
"We at Metso are very impressed with how Hayat has developed. Only seven years
ago they were a newcomer in the tissue industry. Today Hayat is a global player
in the tissue market and is also the current holder of the world speed record
for tissue machines. The world class results show the strength of our
partnership," says Jan Erikson,Vice President, Sales, Tissue Mills business
The main part of the order is included in Metso's Pulp, Paper and Power first
quarter 2013 orders received. The automation package is included in Automation's
first quarter 2013 orders received.
Metso's scope of delivery will comprise 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
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 m and a design speed of 2,200
m/min. The new lines will have a design capacity of 70,000 tonnes a year 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. The Hayat Group 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 tonnes and a
converting capacity of 100,000 tonnes per year. Through the new investment and
ongoing projects the total production capacity of Hayat Kimya will reach
Metso's pulp, paper and power professionals specialize in processes, machinery,
equipment, services, paper machine clothing and filter fabrics. Our offering and
experience cover the entire process life cycle including new production lines,
rebuilds and services.
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Metso is a global supplier of technology and services to customers in the
process industries, including mining, construction, pulp and paper, power, and
oil and gas. Our 30,000 professionals based in over 50 countries contribute to
sustainability and deliver profitability to customers worldwide. Metso's shares
are listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd.
For further information, please contact:
Jan Erikson, Vice President, Sales, Tissue Mills business unit, Paper business
line, Metso, tel. +46 70 517 14 90
Björn Magnus, Sales Manager, Tissue Mills business unit, Paper business line,
Metso, tel. +46 703 17 79 83
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