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ANDRITZ to supply new needlepunch line to Siteks, Türkiye

International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from the Turkish insulation felt manufacturer Siteks to supply a complete needlepunch line for its production plant in Tekirdag. With this investment, Siteks will significantly expand its production capacity to meet the international demand for needlepunched nonwoven insulation products in the automotive and construction sectors.
Complete ANDRITZ needlepunch line © ANDRITZ
Complete ANDRITZ needlepunch line © ANDRITZ

The line is scheduled to start up in the first quarter of 2025. This is the second line that Siteks has purchased from ANDRITZ.

The ANDRITZ needlepunch eXcelle line for Siteks can process different types of fibers, including natural fibers, and is specifically designed to meet the customer’s requirements in terms of productivity, quality, and sustainability. Oguz Sisman, CEO of Siteks, commented, “The new line will not only increase our production of high-quality materials, but also meets our goal of offering more environmentally friendly products through the use of recycled fibers and natural fibers.”

Siteks Sismanlar Tekstil San. ve Tic. A.S., a member of the Hassan Group, is one of Europe’s largest manufacturers of thermal and acoustic insulation felts. Its products are used in a wide range of applications in the automotive, white goods, construction, and mattress and furniture industries.

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