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Tissue Business

After more than 200 tissue line deliveries worldwide, we can honestly say that we understand the challenges tissue producers are facing. Working closely together with tissue producers in all continents have given valuable experience and knowledge that has been condensed into our Advantage technology concepts, each one producing its own unique tissue properties.

Our tissue making technology provides sustainable production of all types of grades from conventional to textured and structured products with high softness, strength, bulk and absorption. But we are not only limited to be a machine supplier, we support you in planning, realization and installation as well as after the project period in order for the mill to operate at its optimum over the years.

Intelligent automation solutions

As tissue manufacturers look for ways to improve process efficiency and business profitability, they are turning to intelligent automation solutions by Valmet. While automation accounts for just a fraction of the overall mill investment, optimized control ensures that an entire mill performs up to expectations and beyond. Valmet’s tissue solutions are tailored for stable and productive machine operation.

Valmet’s comprehensive tissue automation concept is designed in close cooperation with the process and machinery experts. Therefore, it addresses many challenges that tissuemakers have to face, such as dealing with the complex chemistry in tissue making, achieving better runnability and higher energy efficiency. Valmet’s comprehensive but scalable automation solution is geared towards optimum productivity, energy efficiency and product quality. 

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In the spotlight

Yahya Kığılı, Chairman of Hayat Kimya

Yahya Kığılı, Chairman of Hayat Kimya

In 2006 Hayat Kimya started their first tissue machine. Ten years later, the fast growing company is operating six tissue machines in four countries, with an annual capacity of 420 000 tons of tissue paper. Meet Yahya Kigili, Chairman of Hayat Kimya.

Tissue references

KC Bajío, efficient operations, advanced technology and dedicated people

KC Bajío, efficient operations, advanced technology and dedicated people

Kimberly-Clark's Bajío mill was established in 1981 and is today a highly efficient tissue mill. Their most recent tissue machine installation, TM4 started up in 2014.

The most flexible tissue making concept

The most flexible tissue making concept

The first Advantage NTT line was installed at Papel de San Francisco, in Mexicali, Mexico in 2013. The machine had a good start up, making saleable paper in the first couple of days. Both the operations people and the sales people in Mexicali are happy with the first Advantage NTT machine.

Colored tissue says goodbye to nuclear basis weight, Metsä Tissue Žilina

Colored tissue says goodbye to nuclear basis weight, Metsä Tissue Žilina

With good results following a recent quality control system (QCS) upgrade on tissue machine 1 at Metsä Tissue’s Žilina mill in Slovakia, a second IQ Fiber measurement has now been installed on tissue machine 2 producing colored tissue.

Large scope of supply to SCA Mexico

Large scope of supply to SCA Mexico

Valmet's delivery to SCA Mexico included Advantage DCT 200TS tissue machine, de-inking plant, execution services and extensive auxiliary equipment for the tissue mill.

Hayat at world class speed

Hayat at world class speed

Turkish tissue producer Hayat Kimya are running their Valmet Advantage DCT 200TS tissue machine at world record speed.

Aktül improve paper properties and reduce energy consumption

Aktül improve paper properties and reduce energy consumption

Ultra-modern technologies has been combined on Aktül's PM1 in Turkey to give high quality and high output, with optimized cost and ease of operations, in order to be competitive. The Advantage ViscoNip press is an excellent contributor for improved paper properties and energy savings.

Valuable options to differentiate the finished product at Xiamen Sinyang

Valuable options to differentiate the finished product at Xiamen Sinyang

Breaking into a market with the presence of established strong brands is a major task. A tissue maker in possession of tools capable of creating various "sheet designs" of the base paper has provided himself valuable options to differentiate the finished product.