Turkey’s PARTEKS starts up new TOSCOTEC tissue line
September, 2014 (PRESS RELEASE) –The Turkish Company Parteks has successfully started up the new Toscotec’s tissue line installed in Kayseri capital of the same district in the Central Anatolian region. The machine came easily on stream after the commissioning period and is now producing high quality tissue products according to the guaranteed technological parameters.
Founded in 1996, Parteks Paper Co. is a fully integrated large manufacturer of tissue paper for household and community, corrugated cardboard and fluting paper. The existing plant, that houses the TM1 tissue machine (started up in 2007), the PM1 fluting machine and corrugating line, covers an area of 100,000 square meters. Converting facility for tissue is close by the plant. The company employs around 300 people. Thanks to the huge investment process in the last two years, Parteks focuses on adding value to its brand name and products.
The tissue paper is produced with recycled paper and virgin pulp. Panda and Senta are well-known tissue paper brands produced by Parteks.
The delivery, based on an intensive energy-saving concept, included the approach flow featuring ultimate Toscotec technology TT SAF®, broke line, a MODULO-PLUS tissue machine with single-layer headbox, single press configuration and Toscotec steel Yankee dryer TT SYD-12FT. The supply also comprises an electrification and controls package, tissue machine auxiliaries like a natural gas heated hood, steam & condensate system, provided by Toscotec associate Milltech. A two unwind stands Toscotec rewinder TT WIND-P completes the package.
With a width of 2,85m and a design speed of 1600 mpm, the new production line produces 75 tons a day of high-quality facial, toilet and towel grades, despite the mill is located at 1050m above the sea level.
“It was really an exciting and profitable experience - said Mr. Fatih Capar, Parteks shareholder and General Manager- to work with Toscotec. They performed very well and the project was matching all the expectative! We came on stream in due time and the quality of the supply is recognized by all our team. We recognize the value of the Supplier and we are proud to have run this choice”.
The new Toscotec project has been focused on reduced energy consumptions, usage of selected raw materials in the manufacturing process, recovery and re-usage of the process water, low emissions (noise and pollutants) as well as on green energy adoption with the application of a steel yankee dryer technology.