World-leading tile manufacturer Kale confirms its partnership with SITI B&T Group and chooses 100% Italian-made technology to increase its output in Turkey
SITI B&T Group has confirmed its role as a trusted partner of Kale Group, one of the world’s leading ceramic tile manufacturers with export operations to 65 countries worldwide.
The company has chosen SITI B&T technologies for its innovative full-body porcelain tile production lines, which were officially started up last July during the 59th edition of the traditional Ceramic Festival attended by the management of SITI B&T Group.
After supplying new hi-tech plant to Kale, SITI B&T has worked in close cooperation with the Group’s technical staff to integrate the plant with existing machinery and create an authentic Smart factory, an advanced facility with high levels of productivity and consumption efficiency,” said Juan Antonio Cavilla, Sales Executive Director SITI B&T Group.
西蒂贝恩特销售总监Juan Antonio Cavilla说到：“在向Kale提供了全新的高科技设备后，我们与Kale的技术团队紧密合作，对工厂原有的机械设备进行整合，从而创建了一个真正意义的智能工厂，使其成为了一个采用先进设备通过高能效实现高产能的制造基地。”
On Kale’s production site SITI B&T has installed two EVO 7208/2400 presses, two vertical dryers and a 2950 pre-kiln twin-channel dryer, a 2950 twin-channel kiln of length 166.50 m with MHR 230°C hot air recovery system and a single-layer dryer.
西蒂贝恩特在Kale的生产工厂安装了两台EVO 7208/2400压机、两台立式干燥器、一条2950内宽的双层窑前干燥器、一条长度166.5米、内宽2950的双层窑配备MHR 230°C余热回收系统，以及另外一条单层干燥器。
Also supplied was an EVO7 digital decoration machine from SITI B&T Group member company Projecta Engineering, LGV vehicles that allow for a high degree of flexibility in production flows and an automatic storage system with BBOX machines designed specifically for handling large sizes.
The lines have a productivity of 20,000 sq.m/day. They are currently set up for the production of 60×60 cm and 80×80 cm sizes but are ready for expansion to 60×120 cm and 80×160 cm.
这条生产线的产能达到每天2万平方米，目前主要生产60x60 cm和80x80 cm尺寸的瓷砖，但已做好扩充生产60x120 cm和80x160 cm产品的准备。
Founded in 1957 by Ibrahim Bodur, who died in May this year, Kale Group is now led by his daughter Zeynep Bodur Okyay, who is carrying forward the Group’s growth strategy with great determination. After implementing an investment plan totalling almost 44 million euros in 2016, the Group recently announced a more extensive development programme that will involve total investments of more than 120 million euros by 2019.土耳其Kale集团由Ibrahim Bodur先生在1957年创立，Bodur先生于今年5月去世后，集团现由其女儿Zeynep Bodur Okyay女士掌管，她正以极大的决心推进集团的发展战略。继在2016年实施接近4400万欧元的投资项目后，最近又宣布到2019年，Kale集团将投资超过1.2亿欧元进行一个更广泛的发展项目。