Graz, Austria 18 June 2014 -- International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Stora Enso Packaging, China, to supply a complete wood handling line for a greenfield mechanical pulp plant and board machine in Guangxi Province, China.
Start-up of the wood processing line is scheduled for the beginning of 2016.
The raw material for the mill will be forest-debarked plantation wood. ANDRITZ’s scope of supply includes the main systems for wood intake and washing, chipping (with unique, horizontally fed HHQ chipper), chip storage and reclaiming, chip screening, chip conveying systems to the BCTMP mill, as well as bark and fines handling. The design flow of the chipping line is 120 m3 sub (solid under bark)/h to enable 725 adt/d of BCTMP pulp production. The covered silo will be able to house 16,000 m3 of chips. In addition to the equipment and machinery, ANDRITZ will provide erection supervision, training, and start-up services.
The design capacity of the board machine, which will produce several grades from eucalyptus mechanical pulp, is 450,000 adt/a. Initial design capacity of the BCTMP plant is 725 adt/d.
The ANDRITZ GROUP
The ANDRITZ GROUP is a globally leading supplier of plants, equipment, and services for hydropower stations, the pulp and paper industry, the metalworking and steel industries, and solid/liquid separation in the municipal and industrial sectors. The publicly listed, international technology Group is headquartered in Graz, Austria, and has a staff of around 23,800 employees. ANDRITZ operates over 250 production sites as well as service and sales companies all around the world. The ANDRITZ GROUP ranks among the global market leaders in all four of its business areas. One of the Group’s overall strategic goals is to strengthen and extend this position. At the same time, the company aims to secure the continuation of profitable growth in the long term.
ANDRITZ PULP & PAPER
The business area is a leading global supplier of equipment, systems, and services for the production and processing of all types of pulps, paper, tissue, and cardboard. The technologies cover the processing of logs, annual fibers, and waste paper; the production of chemical pulp, mechanical pulp, and recycled fibers; the recovery and reuse of chemicals; the preparation of paper machine furnish; the production of paper, tissue, and board; the calendering and coating of paper; as well as treatment of reject materials and sludge. The service range includes modernization, rebuilds, spare and wear parts, service and maintenance, as well as machine transfer and second-hand equipment. Biomass, steam, and recovery boilers, gasification plants for energy production, flue gas cleaning plants, production equipment for biofuel (second generation) and biomass pelleting, biomass torrefaction, plants for the production of nonwovens, dissolving pulp, plastic films, and panelboards (MDF), and recycling plants are also allocated to the business area.