Valmet to supply fourth Advantage tissue production line to Lila Group in Turkey

Jan 7, 2021

Valmet will supply a complete Valmet Advantage DCT 200 tissue line to the Turkish tissue manufacturer Lila Group in Corlu, 100 km west of Istanbul. The TM4 line will be equipped with all state-of-the-art options available including stock-preparation, Rewinder and an extensive automation package to achieve production with high efficiency and low energy consumption. Start-up is planned for 2021

Advantage DCT 200 tissue line

Valmet has previously delivered three Advantage DCT 200 tissue lines to the same mill. TM1 started up in 2007, TM2 in 2012 and TM3 in 2020.

The order is included in Valmet’s third quarter of 2020 orders received. The value of the orders will not be disclosed.

“During the years we have seen the Turkish tissue market grow rapidly and we are proud to be part of that journey. Lila Kagit have from the very start been investing in state-of-the art technology and have for the fourth time decided to install the reliable Advantage DCT technology,” says Björn Magnus, Sales Director, EMEA, Valmet.

Technical information about the delivery

Valmet’s tissue machine delivery will comprise of a complete Advantage DCT200 tissue production line with stock preparation equipment and a Focus Reelite 25 ENS Rewinder. Further more the Advantage tissue technology including; ViscoNip press, Cast alloy Yankee Dryer and SoftReel reel. The scope will also include an extensive automation package with DCS, QCS and Softness sensor. Start-up, commissioning and training are also part of the delivery.

The new machine, TM4 have a width of 5,6 meter and a design speed of 2,200 meter/minute and will add a capacity of 70,000 tons of tissue products for the domestic and export market.

About Lila Group

Lila Group is a leading Turkish industrial enterprise headquartered in Istanbul, Turkey. The group operates in four different sectors in tissue paper, FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods), energy and textile. The factory in Corlu is set to become the biggest tissue manufacturing facility under a single roof in Turkey and Middle East and North Africa. It employs nearly 1,000 people.

Further information, please contact:

Jan Erikson, Vice President, Sales Valmet, tel. +46 705 17 14 90
Björn Magnus, Sales Director EMEA, Valmet, tel. +46 703 17 79 83