Graz, Austria, 14 July 2010 -- International technology Group Andritz has received an order from Arctic Paper Kostrzyn S.A., to supply stock preparation components that will improve the quality of fine paper grades produced at the Kostrzyn mill in Poland. The stock is used to produce copy paper and offset paper. Start-up of the new components is scheduled for January 2011.
The scope of supply includes a complete thick stock screening and blending system; the paper machine approach system, including machine screens, a cleaner plant upgrade, and a new deaeration system. The deaeration system is an advanced solution for partial air removal that combines a white water silo and conventional deaeration system in one unit.
Arctic Paper’s targets are improved paper quality from better pulp cleanliness and better paper machine stability by removing excess air from the white water. Andritz also will provide installation supervision, basic engineering, start-up, and training.
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 13,000 employees worldwide. Andritz operates more than 120 production sites, service, and sales companies all 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, and nonwovens, as well as of biomass boilers and gasifiers for energy production. The technologies 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 to handle reject materials and sludges. Services include complete mill maintenance, equipment upgrades and rebuilds, engineered wear products, and spare parts.