Metso will supply Kipas Kagit Sanayi Isletmeleri A.S with a containerboard machine for their new mill site in Kahramanmaras in south-eastern Turkey. The start-up of the new machine is scheduled for 2013. The value of the order is approximately EUR 80 million.
Metso has order the engineering services for the new containerboard from finnish company CTS Engtec.
CTS Engtec´s commitment includes both basic and detailed engineering. CTS Engtec´s basic engineering services contain automation, electrical, plant and process engineering including HVAC. Detailed engineering contains as well automation, process and plant engineering. Project management assignment includes the scheduling of the project, procurement and scheduling of installation.
Metso’s delivery will comprise a complete high-technology board machine. The new machine will utilize gap forming technology which enables a higher production speed and production efficiency ratio for board machines. In addition, Metso’s extensive automation package will comprise process, machine and quality controls.
Cooperation with Russian Ilim Group
CTS Engtec has a 40-year long history in paper and board mill modernizations. During the past year the specialists of the company have been involved in two board machine rebuilds in M-real´s mills. CTS Engtec is responsible for rebuilds of board machines in Kemiart Liners and Simpele mills and expansion of sheeting plant in Simpele mill. The upgrading project of KU1 in Stora Enso´s Imatra mill was projected also during 2011.
Russia's forest industry has shown a green light to CTS Engtec´s subsidiary, which was established last year in St. Petersburg. The Russian forest giant Ilim Group has approved the company of the planning and engineering partner for Ilim Group's various production plants.