Graz, Austria, 02 May 2011 -- International technology Group Andritz received two orders to supply new pressurized refining systems for leading MDF producers in South Korea and China.
Andritz will supply a 54-inch pressurized refining system (capacity: 480 tons/day) to Dongwha Enterprise Company in Asan, South Korea. Start-up of this seventh Andritz pressurized refining system in South Korea is scheduled for the second quarter of 2012. Dongwha Enterprise is South Korea’s leading MDF producer.
Hebei Kaiyue Group, China, ordered its fourth Andritz fiber preparation system in the past seven months: a pressurized refining system (with a 60-inch refiner and a capacity of 600 tons/day) will be delivered to Hebei Kaiyue Wen An County Tianhua Density Board Company, Hebei Province. Start-up is scheduled for the second quarter of 2012.
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 14,700 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), nonwovens, as well as of biomass boilers and gasifiers for energy production and of systems for the production of plastic films. The technologies available are used for processing logs and annual fibers, production of chemical and mechanical pulps and recycled paper fibers, recovery and reuse of chemicals, generation of energy from biomass, preparation of paper machine furnish from virgin or recycled fibers, production of paper, tissue paper, and board, calendering and coating of paper, and the handling of reject materials and sludges. Services include complete mill maintenance, equipment upgrades and rebuilds, engineered wear products, and spare parts.