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Essel Kağıt to install new tissue machine

Essel logo, Image courtesy of Toscotec
Essel logo, Image courtesy of Toscotec
08 May 2020 − 

The new tissue line, supplied by Toscotec, will be Turkey’s biggest tissue machine with a capacity of 270 tpd, says Toscotec. It will increase Essel Kağıt's total capacity to 470 tpd.

Essel Kağıt has selected Toscotec for the supply of a new tissue line (PM 3) at its Osmaniye mill in Southern Turkey. The start-up of the PM is scheduled for autumn 2021.

With a net trim width of 5,700 mm, the new tissue line will be Turkey's biggest tissue machine; and with 270 tpd it will also set the national record for highest production capacity. It will increase the company's total capacity to 470 tpd.

Founded in 2005, Essel Kağıt, with headquarters in Izmit, is a leading manufacturer of tissue jumbo rolls. It operates from two tissue mills in Zonguldak Çaycuma (PM 1, 70 tpd, 26,000 tpy) and Osmaniye (PM 2, 130 tpd, 50,000 tpy). The company's current overall production capacity stands at 76,000 tpy.

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