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Language: English
Circulation: 2.500
Diffusion: Turkey

Listed Companies:

Buckman Laboratories
Cellwood Machinery
MIAC 2018
PaperME 2018
Paper One Show 2019
Tissue World Istanbul


Dear Readers,
The first half of 2018 was a challenging process under the influence of economic and politic developments for Turkey The paper industry which sustained its development despite everything maintained its upward tendency in production and capacity According to the Pulp and Paper Industry Foundation (SKSV) data, paper-cardboard production capacity in 2017 increased by 2 6 percent to 5 171 000 tons compared to the previous year The net increase in capacity here has been achieved thanks to machine modernization in newsprint paper, corrugated cardboard, cardboard and tissue papers Production was 4,356,823 tons with 8 3 percent growth
A remarkable point in the report says that the amount of recovered scrap paper has been 4 039 187 in 2017 with an increase of 127 percent compared to 2016 The rate of recovery of paper and cardboard in Turkey in 2017 was as high as 51 9 percent The report estimates paper-cardboard production in the year 2018 to be 4,645,000 tons. It is also indicated that a new investment of 1 100 000 tons will be made in corrugated cardboard paper In the report prepared upon orders from The Association of Corrugated Board Manufacturers (OMÜD) titled "Turkey Packaging Industry, Corrugated Cardboard Consumption and Economic Impact Analysis”, it is indicated that despite the average growth rate of 0 9 growth prospects in European countries between the years 2016-2021, the average would be 5 6 per cent of those for Turkey Turkish Corrugated Cardboard Industry which has a production capacity of 3 million tons of
corrugated cardboard in 110 mills owned by 88 manufacturers in 2017, also conducted 2 2 million tons of export in 2017 and 164 thousand tons of sales

Tissue World hosts the sector for the third time in Istanbul

It is expected that the amount of tissue paper production, which was 869,187 tons in 2017, will be 915,500 tons in 2020 Tissue paper manufacturers’ modernization efforts are one of the main reasons for the increase in capacity in the sector Lila Ka ??t, who ordered Valmet its third paper machine recently, is going to modernize the other two machines owned Hayat continues to work for an investment of 600 million TL in Pakistan
Tissue World Istanbul, which will be held in September at the moment when the sector is quite active, will be an important event in bringing sector stakeholders together This year’s theme of the event which brings together Eastern Europe, Russia, CIS, Middle East, Asia and Africa will be "Dynamics of the Tissue Paper Industry in Turkey and New Markets" The congress, which is also the venue for discussions on the refl ections of Industry 4 0 on tissue paper sector, is held every two years

Future of Paper : Finland has all the answers

We were in Finland in the recent months upon an invitation by the Finnish Association of Pulp and Paper Technologies (PPT) to see the position of Finland in the pulp and paper industry You can fi nd the first part of our trip during when we have visited important companies of the industry in line with a program by the pulp and paper industry covering the whole value chain from forestry up to all the way to logistics

We wish that the positive developments in the sector will increasingly continue.

Sommaire / Topics:


  • Product and Process Optimization in the Tissue Production and Converting by the emtec TSA
  • A Celli Nonwovens S p A and Merkas Tekstil team up to develop a project for the market of hygiene products Kartonsan selects Greycon for new Production Planning and MES systems with SAP
  • Hamburger Containerboard purchases paper machine for new paper mill in Turkey, Prinzhorn Group to double in size by 2030
  • SchäferRolls expands with second production site in the USA
  • Valmet to supply a third Advantage tissue production line to Lila Kagit


  • Aktül Ka ??t through modern production-management systems


  • Hayat Kimya’s smart factory in Mersin produces to the whole world
  • Strengthened fiber increases capacity (by Cellwood)
  • Valmet Tissue Technology Center upgraded to provide a wider range of opportunities


  • Future of paper : Finland has all the answers


  • Turkey will be Europe’s 5th largest production center


  • Primoselect with a Plus New design – new possibilities (by Heimbach)
  • BoosTEK® Performance Pack - Upgrade the performance of your screening process (by Kadant)


  • Tissue paper industry meet at Tissue World Istanbul 2018 Conference
  • Paper One Show 2019 brings Middle Eastern and North African region professionals together

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