Andritz to Supply Major Equipment and Technologies for Two Asian Pulp Mills
Graz, Austria, 21 February 2011 -- International technology Group Andritz has been awarded orders for the supply of fiber lines and chemical recovery systems for mills in India and Laos.
Sun Paper Holding Lao Co. Ltd. has ordered major equipment for a new kraft pulp mill with a production capacity of 300,000 tons/year in Muang Phin, Laos. The scope of supply includes equipment for chip and bark handling, a complete fiber line (continuous cooking, washing, oxygen delignification, screening, and bleaching), the pulp drying line (wet end, dryer, cutter/layboy, and baling line), and the white liquor plant including kiln and recausticizing equipment. Start-up is scheduled for late 2012.
Sun Paper Holding Lao is member of the Sun Paper Group, China’s largest privately owned and managed paper business, and the largest producer of premium coated packaging board in China.
Andritz Pulp & Paper, together with Enmas Andritz PVT LTD, a joint venture of Andritz and Enmas Engineering, will supply a fiber line and recovery island for the pulp mill (design capacity: 635 bone-dry tons/day) of JK Paper Ltd. in Rayagada, Orissa. The delivery encompasses the latest technology in woodyard equipment, a complete continuous cooking line and fiber line with an elemental chlorine free (ECF) bleaching plant, recovery boiler, and evaporation plant, as well as the white liquor plant (kiln, recausticizing, including dregs washing and dewatering). Start-up is scheduled for October 2012.
This delivery will be the largest mill-wide scope of equipment from Andritz in India. JK Paper is India’s largest manufacturer of branded and premium multipurpose cu- sized office paper, and one of the most reputed manufacturers of premium packaging board and coated paper.
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 14,300 employees worldwide. Andritz operates more than 120 production sites and service and sales companies around the world.
Andritz Pulp & Paper is a leading global supplier 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. Services include complete mill maintenance, equipment upgrades and rebuilds, engineered wear products, and spare parts.