Metso Corporation : Metso receives repeat order for two complete tissue lines
from Hayat Kimya of Turkey
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
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 350,000 tonnes.
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.
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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