Graz, Austria, and Helsinki, Finland, 09 May 2011 -- International technology Group Andritz has received another order from Holmen AB’s subsidiary, Iggesund Paperboard Ltd., to deliver a wood-based biomass receiving and handling system for Iggesund’s paperboard mill at Workington in Cumbria, UK. The start-up is scheduled for April 2013.
The order comprises the supply, installation, and start-up of the equipment (capacity: 1000 m³/hour) for receiving and storing biomass, and conveying it to the Andritz biomass boiler. This includes a horizontally fed chipping line for logs, and a horizontally fed crushing line for wood waste. The storage facility, also provided by Andritz, will accommodate 20,000 m³ of biomass.
This follows an order received from Iggesund in April for the supply of an Andritz bubbling fluidized bed boiler for the Workington mill, which will generate steam at a rate of 195 tons/hour.
The Andritz Group is a globally leading supplier of plants and services for the hydropower, pulp and paper, metals, and other specialized industries (solid/liquid separation, feed and biofuel). The Group is headquartered in Graz, Austria, and has a staff of approximately 15,900 employees worldwide. ANDRITZ operates more than 120 production sites, and service and sales companies around the world.
Andritz Pulp & Paper is one of the leading global suppliers of turnkey systems and services for the production of all types of pulp, paper, tissue paper, board, fiber-board (MDF), and nonwovens, as well as biomass boilers and gasifiers for energy production and of systems for the production of plastic films. The technologies available are used to process logs and annual fibers; produce chemical and mechanical pulps and recycled paper fibers; recover and reuse chemicals; generate energy from biomass; prepare paper machine furnish from virgin or recycled fibers; produce paper, tissue paper, and board; calender and coat paper; and handle reject materials and sludges. Services include complete mill maintenance, equipment upgrades and rebuilds, engineered wear products, and spare parts.