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Honeywell to control Turkish paper mill

February 14, 2012 - Honeywell has been selected by Kahramanmaraş Kağıt Sanayi ve Ticaret A.Ş.,(KMKPAPER) a Turkish paper manufacturer, to deploy its Experion MX Quality Control System (QCS) and Experion Process Knowledge Control System (PKS) at a new paper mill based in Kütahya, Turkey.

The facility, which is due to be completed in May 2012, will produce de-inked newsprint, as well as printing and writing paper. The Experion PKS system will support trouble-free startup and maintenance, while the Experion MX QCS will be used to monitor consistent paper quality using constant measurement of all critical variables to meet the high standards demanded by the customers.

Honeywell Process Solutions (HPS) has been chosen due to its expertise, knowledge and experience in developing accurate, high speed measurement and robust quality control systems. Together, this helps Kahramanmaraş Paper reduce the amount of downtime and scrappage, allowing the company to provide customers with consistently high quality products.

M.Muhammet Ciger, vice president, Kahramanmaraş Kağıt Sanayi ve Ticaret A.Ş., commented: “With investment budgets tight and demand for quality steep, we needed to deploy a solution with the ability to provide us with the latest technology and state-of-the-art control in one integrated system and at an acceptable price. Honeywell was able to give us that as well as provide strong local service.”

Honeywell’s Experion systems help Kahramanmaraş Paper produce high quality paper grades using only recycled stock without the need to add virgin pulp. The integrated control system also allows the pulping and papermaking processes to operate at maximum efficiency, optimizing energy and raw material usage.

“Kahramanmaraş is the latest in a line of manufacturers realizing the overwhelming benefits and potential that integrated control systems can bring to their facilities.” said Orhan Genis, Vice President Sales, EMEA for Honeywell Process Solutions, “This will allow them to produce high value-added paper grades with recycled pulp using less energy and raw materials and positioning this new facility to be more efficient and profitable.”

Honeywell International is a Fortune 100 diversified technology and manufacturing leader, serving customers worldwide with aerospace products and services; control technologies for buildings, homes and industry; automotive products; turbochargers; and specialty materials. Based in Morris Township, N.J., Honeywell’s shares are traded on the New York, London, and Chicago Stock Exchanges. Honeywell Process Solutions is part of Honeywell’s Automation and Control Solutions group, a global leader in providing product and service solutions that improve efficiency and profitability, support regulatory compliance, and maintain safe, comfortable environments in homes, buildings and industry.

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