Vantaa, Finland, 16 September 2010 -- Pöyry has been awarded the engineering, procurement, and construction contract for a tall oil plant by Zellstoff Pöls AG in Austria. The value of the contract is about EUR 1.6 million and it will be executed over a period of 11 months.
The assignment comprises a 2.5 tons/hour crude tall oil plant with auxiliaries based on Pöyry´s proprietary HDS (Hydro Dynamic Separation) technology. Similar technology based equipment has been installed in 20 modern pulp mills in Europe, the USA, Canada, and China. The plant desgin has high yield, good availability, and low maintenance costs and it produces high-quality crude tall oil.
Zellstoff Pöls AG is a member of the Heinzel Group and the mill is the largest manufacturer of high-quality elementary chlorine-free (ECF) bleached softwood sulfate pulp in central and southeast Europe. It employs 380 people and has a capacity of 400,000 tons/year of bleached softwood kraft pulp.
Pöyry is a global consulting and engineering company dedicated to balanced sustainability. The company offers integrated management consulting, total solutions for complex projects, and efficient, best-in-class design and supervision in the fields of energy, industry, urban and mobility, and water and environment. Pöyry has 7000 experts operating in about 50 countries, locally and globally. Pöyry's net sales in 2009 were EUR 674 million and the company's shares are quoted on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki (Pöyry PLC: POY1V).