Graz, Austria 10 October 2011 -- International technology Group Andritz has received an order from Cartiere Polesine S.p.A., Italy, for the supply of a two-layer headbox for the production of packaging grades made from 100% waste paper. Start-up is scheduled for the first quarter of 2012.
The headbox, with dilution water control, will be installed on the single wire PM 3 for corrugating medium and double-layer testliner. With the new equipment, the machine will have a design speed of 1200 m/min at a wire width of 3.4 m, producing packaging grades with a basis weight of 100-180 g/m2, made from 100% waste paper. The new headbox also enables the installation of a double layer gap former.
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 16,100 employees worldwide. Andritz operates more than 180 production sites and service and sales companies around the world.
Andritz Pulp and 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, biomass boilers and gasifiers for energy production, and systems for the production of plastic films. The technologies available are used for the processing of logs and annual fibers; the 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.