Valmet to Supply Hayat Kimya with New Tissue Machine in Tartaristan, Russia
(Helsinki, Finland, June 27, 2017) Valmet said that it will supply an Advantage DCT machine including the flexible ViscoNip press and an extensive automation package to Turkish tissue producer Hayat Kimya.
The value of the order was not disclosed.
According to Valmet, Hayat Kimya decided to invest in a second machine at their mill in Yelabuga in Tartaristan, Russia, to meet the increasing demand for high-quality tissue products. The new line will add 70,000 tons of tissue to Hayat Kimya’s current production of facial, toilet and towel tissue.
Previously Valmet has delivered five Advantage DCT 200TS tissue production lines to Hayat, which have started up at Hayat’s mills in Turkey 2010 and 2015, Iran 2013, Russia 2014 and Egypt 2016.
The new tissue machine, TM7, will have a width of 5.6 meters and a design speed of 2,200 meters/min.
The raw material to be used in the tissue production will be virgin fiber and the new production line is optimized to save energy and to enhance the quality of the final product, Valmet said.
The scope of supply includes a complete tissue production line featuring stock preparation systems and a Valmet Advantage DCT 200 TS tissue machine. The machine will be equipped with an OptiFlo headbox and a cast alloy Yankee cylinder. It will also feature Valmet’s Advantage tissue technology including ViscoNip press, an AirCap Heli hood and air system prepared for co-generation, WetDust dust system, sheet transfer system and a SoftReel L reel.
The new line will also include a Valmet Focus Rewinder, and the stock preparation line will consist of OptiSlush pulpers, OptiFiner conical refiners and OptiScreen machine screens.
In addition, Valmet will supply an extensive automation package with DNA machine controls, process controls and Valmet IQ quality controls.
Complete engineering, installation supervision, training, start-up and commissioning are also included in the delivery.
The order also includes upgrade of Hayat Kimya’s Advantage ViscoNip presses, to next generation, for TM1, 5 and 6.
Hayat Kimya A.S. is part of the Hayat Group, which primarily produces tissue products for the homecare, hygiene and consumer goods sector in Africa, the Middle East and Eastern Europe regions. The group has the capacity to produce 420,000 tonnes of tissue per year. (Source: Valmet)