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Metso-supplied tissue machine starts up at Lila Kagit in Turkey

A Metso-supplied Advantage DCT 200 TS tissue production line successfully came on stream on January 24, 2012 at Lila Kagit’s mill in Corlu, about 100 km west of Istanbul in Turkey. This is the second production line supplied by Metso for this company.

The Lila Kagit TM 2 started up smoothly and produced a good-quality saleable product from the very beginning.

Metso’s delivery covered a complete tissue making line. Besides the Advantage DCT 200 TS tissue machine, it included, among other things, stock preparation equipment, process ventilation, controls, electrical equipment, basic engineering services, erection, start-up and training services.

Metso’s modularized Advantage DCT standard concepts for tissue machines repeatedly prove their success through record-breaking fast start-up processes and immediate highest-quality production.

The new line using virgin fiber adds another 195 tonnes per day of tissue paper for facial, toilet, napkin and towel products to Lila Kagit’s production capacity. This makes Lila Kagit one of the largest tissue manufacturers in Turkey.

Lila Kagit belongs to the Marmara Pamuklu Mensucat San.ve TiC. A.S. Group. The company was established in 1980 and is now one of the leading producers of yarn and dyed yarn. Its production facilities are in Corlu, Tekirdag. Marmara Elektrik Uretim A.S. also belongs to the Group and produces electricity at the same location.

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. www.metso.com/pulpandpaper, www.metso.com/power www.twitter.com/MetsoPulpPaper

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For further information, please contact:

Jan Erikson, Vice President, Sales, Paper business line, Metso Tel. +46 54 17 14 90, jan.erikson(at)metso.com

Björn Magnus, Sales Manager, Paper business line, Metso Tel. +46 54 17 79 83, bjorn.magnus(at)metso.com