Metso will supply a complete tissue production line to AK GIDA SAN ve TİC A.Ş, Turkey. The tissue line will be installed in the company’s new mill in Pamukova, which is located in Sakarya province. Start-up is planned for the second quarter of 2011.
Metso’s scope of delivery will comprise a complete tissue production line including a stock preparation system and an Advantage DCT 200 TS tissue machine. With a width of 5.6 m and a design speed of 2,200 m/min, the new line will produce 60,000 tonnes a year of high-quality facial, handkerchief, toilet and towel grades. The raw material for the new line will be virgin fiber. The production line will be optimized to save energy and enhance final product quality.