Founded by the General Directory of Turkey’s Cellulose and Paper Factories, the SEKA Balıkesir Paper factory launched operations in 1981. Built on 1,265,840 m2 of land adjacent to the Balıkesir-Bigadiç highway near Paşaköy, the facility boasts 40,000 m2 of indoor space. Established with the aim of producing paper for local newspapers and books, the SEKA Balıkesir Factory was converted in the scope of privatization into an anonymous company in 1997. In 2003, the factory was acquired by Albayrak Group.
As Varaka, our vision is to be in charge of an institutional and constantly developing structure in the paper sector that meets customers’ needs at the highest possible level of quality. We also aim to cater to our sector by relying on our country’s own workforce in order to decrease foreign dependence, offer employment opportunities and support…
The Varaka Paper Industries Ltd. uses 100% recyclable paper as raw material in its eco-friendly production process, ensuring the re-injecting of paper and cardboard waste into the economy, which in turn greatly contributes to environmental cleanup and waste material utilization efforts. Additionally, by bypassing the use of trees…
ECO-FRIENDLY PAPER FACTORY
The Varaka Paper Industries Ltd. uses 100% recyclable paper as raw material in its eco-friendly production process, ensuring the re-injecting of paper and cardboard waste into the economy, which in turn greatly contributes to environmental cleanup and waste material utilization efforts. Additionally, by bypassing the use of trees in paper manufacturing, Varaka aids efforts aimed at saving thousands of trees from being cut down.
As an Varaka in our Production Instution, by using %100 percent of recycled waste papers products under 3 main titles are being produced
Fluting paper group is produced from semi-chemical Sulfite Cellulose (NSSC) or produced from 100% waste paper, are used as an corrugated, middle and inner surface paper in the corrugated cardboard industry. It’s an important paper type which forms the inner skeleton of the boxes. Fluting papers where crush resistance are important (CCT,CMT and SCT), contributes to the performance of the produced boxes at the place of use. Fluting and Testliner vairants are available according to their strengths characteristics
The papers are used in the inner and outer surface of the boxes are called as ‘’kraft liner’’ and ‘’test liner’’. Generally, kraft liner papers are produced from an long fiber cellulose pulp, imitation kraft papers are produced from an high quality waste paper and test liners papers are produced from an %100 waste paper. Kraft liner papers are used, in an corrugated packaging boxes that requires high burst strength and crush resistance. Low weights liner papers are produced (Light Weight Liner,LWL) in the ranges of 75-115 gsm/m2, and high weights liner papers are produced in the ranges of 120-250 gsm/m2. All the liner papers could be as brown or upper surface could be white (with and without coating), rear surface could be brown or gray.
3. Kraft Bag
Kraft Bag paper produced from an waste paper pulp with high strength quality, Kraft Bag paper has high brown and brown physical and mechanical resistance properties in brown colour that can be used in all kinds of paper bags and bag industry. It has water and moisture proof properties
- Our biggest and most significant value that propels us in reaching our goals and has a great share in our success is first and foremost our “human resources.”
- In guiding our management processes, we take into consideration the ever changing and developing world in order to effectively and efficiently use the most valuable capital, human resources.
- In coordination with the Holding’s Human Resources, a Wage and Benefits Management System is defined for each Holding company. Employees’ wages and benefits are determined in accordance with national, regional and sectoral standards.