Lucca, Italy 21 August 2013 -- The Italian leading paper machinery manufacturer Toscotec will supply a complete tissue production line to the Turkish Company Parteks. The tissue line will be installed in Kayseri capital of the same district in the Central Anatolian region. The line will be started up in the first half of 2014.
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.
"Eco-friendly since we are in the business" is the Parteks slogan. By its means, the company acknowledges the values of quality, tradition and interest in the environment and the community. According to this slogan and to this philosophy the new Toscotec project will be 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 .
The delivery, based on an intensive energy-saving concept, includes 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 will also comprise 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 will complete the package.
With a width of 2,85m and a design speed of 1600 mpm, the new production line will produce 75 tons a day of high-quality facial, toilet and towel grades, despite the mill is located at 1050 m above the sea level.
With this latest order, the 10th in 2013, Toscotec continues its expansion also in the challenging Middle East market, strengthening its position as one of the worldwide leading suppliers of tissue machines.