International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from Sichuan Huaqiao Fenghuang Paper Co. Ltd. to supply a patented combi-pulping system for its mill in Guanghan, Deyang City, Sichuan Province, China. Start-up is scheduled for the third quarter of 2023.
The technological solution provided by ANDRITZ will be the first of its kind in China and combines ANDRITZ FibreFlow drum pulping, LC (low consistency) pulping, and HD cleaning in one innovative system. The new combi-pulping system provides the advantages of both pulping technologies to enable an exceptional design capacity of 2,200 t/d at superior slushing performance, low energy consumption and fiber loss, as well as highest operational availability. It will be part of production line PM2 and process LOCC (Local Old Corrugated Containers) for production of liner board.
Liu Jinwei, Deputy General Manager, Sichuan Huaqiao Fenghuang Paper Company, says: “Our experiences with the ANDRITZ approach flow system at our PM1 have been very positive. At the same time, we are impressed by the combi-pulping innovation and its successfully operating references in Malaysia and Vietnam. We have set very challenging targets as to capacity, flexibility and final pulp quality and believe that the ANDRITZ technology is the best solution on the market to achieve these goals.”
Sichuan Huaqiao Fenghuang Paper Co. Ltd. is a subsidiary of the Huaqiao Fenghuang Group, a multinational enterprise focusing on various business areas, such as agriculture, industrial manufacturing, real estate, commerce, finance, international investment, and trade. The Sichuan Huaqiao Fenghuang Paper Company is active in various business segments, such as papermaking, plastic packaging, and recovery of renewable resources.
International technology group ANDRITZ offers a broad portfolio of innovative plants, equipment, systems, services, and digital solutions for a wide range of industries and end markets. ANDRITZ is a global market leader in all four of its business areas – Pulp & Paper, Metals, Hydro, and Separation. Technological leadership, global presence and sustainability are the cornerstones of the group’s strategy, which is focused on long-term profitable growth. The publicly listed group has around 27,100 employees and over 280 locations in more than 40 countries.
ANDRITZ PULP & PAPER
ANDRITZ Pulp & Paper provides sustainable technology, automation, and service solutions for the production of all types of pulp, paper, board and tissue. The technologies and services focus on maximum utilization of raw materials, increased production efficiency, lower overall operating costs as well as innovative decarbonization strategies and autonomous plant operation. Boilers for power generation, flue gas cleaning systems, various nonwoven technologies, panelboard (MDF) production systems, as well as recycling and shredding solutions for numerous waste materials also form a part of this business area. State-of-the-art IIoT technologies as part of Metris digitalization solutions complete the comprehensive product offering.