Kahramanmaras Paper Industry Incorp. (Kahramanmaraş Kağıt Sanayi ve Ticaret Anonim Şirketi) was founded in Kahramanmaraş in 1988. Company started its activities at the end of 1989 by producing corrugated paperboard with a PMI paper machine with a capacity of 40,000 ton per annum. The paper mill was constructed over an area of 200,000 m², with an indoor space of 30,000 m². With the inclusion of PM II paper machine in production in 1997, grey board production was also started. In the same year, the modernization investment on PM I paper machine increased both quality and the total capacity to 150,000 tons per annum.
A new investment decision in 2010 resulted in the construction and establishment of the first newsprint paper in private sector in Turkey. This paper mill started production in the last quarter of 2012 over an area of 160,000 m² with an indoor area of 20,000 m² in Kütahya Industrial Zone with a PM III paper machine capable of producing 100,000 tons per annum.
Well known for its Fluting and Testliner production for the corrugated paperboard industry, KMK Paper has, since 2002, added to its product portfolio various paperboard and paper products for tissue paper cores, textile, printing, plaster board, and furniture industries, through extensive R&D activities and started to provide service for printing-publishing industry with the completion of second paper mill investment in 2012. It has been providing the other types of paper for printing, publishing and packaging industries which are not included in the production portfolio via distributorships abroad.
Kahramanmaras Paper has achieved significant successes in the Total Quality Management and Customer Satisfaction dimension, aiming to secure a well-deserved place in the Globalizing World. In this context, the company fulfilled the customer’s needs in confidence, quality and speed from past to present, which is proven by ISO 9001 (UKAS) Quality Management System certificate held since 1998. Accordingly, it feels the deserved pride of being a company with ever-increasing aims.