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International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from Dongfang Smart Energy Co., Ltd. of Shaanxi Power Generation Group to supply two paper machine approach flow systems and LC (low consistency) refiners to its mill in Wugong County, Xianyang City, Shaanxi Province, China.

Start-up is scheduled for the second quarter of 2023.

The highly efficient PMA systems will have an aggregate design capacity of 1,850 t/d and will be part of lines PM1 and PM2 producing kraft board and testliner. Installation and supervision of start-up are also part of the scope of supply.

Zhao Shengli, General Manager, Dongfang Smart Energy says: “ANDRITZ’s impressive reference projects convinced us to trust in its well proven technology. We are looking forward to seeing the benefits we are expecting – excellent performance and significant energy savings.”

  ANDRITZ ModuScreen HB © ANDRITZ ANDRITZ ModuScreen HB © ANDRITZ

Dongfang Smart Energy Co., Ltd., of Shaanxi Power Generation Group, was established in 2020 and is active in various business segments, such as pulp and paper production, thermal power production and supply, sewage treatment and recycling, and the recovery of renewable resources.

ANDRITZ GROUP
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.

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International technology group ANDRITZ has successfully started up an environmentally friendly production plant for dissolving pulp at Bracell’s “STAR” project in Lençóis Paulista, São Paulo.

In April 2022, one of the two flexible hardwood fiberlines that were started up successfully in September 2021 was switched from kraft to dissolving pulp production. High capacity with premium quality was reached within a few days of the switch.

For this trendsetting project, ANDRITZ is using its self-developed A-ConFlex™ continuous kraft and dissolving pulping technology. It enables full flexibility in production, switching between high-quality dissolving pulp and kraft pulp in a very short time to meet the market demand.

The world’s largest EvoDry™ pulp drying system from ANDRITZ, with two energy-efficient pulp drying lines enabling efficient and very fast switches between dissolving pulp and kraft pulp production, was also supplied to the mill.

  ANDRITZ started up two environmentally friendly hardwood pulp production lines for the STAR project, Brazil, in September 2021. © ANDRITZ ANDRITZ started up two environmentally friendly hardwood pulp production lines for the STAR project, Brazil, in September 2021. © ANDRITZ

The STAR project is one of the largest and most sustainable pulp mills in the world, complying with the highest environmental standards. It features two flexible, environmentally friendly hardwood fiberlines for a total capacity of 2.6 to 2.8 million tons/year of bleached kraft pulp or 1.5 million tons/year of dissolving pulp made from sustainably cultivated eucalyptus.

Per Lindblom, Bracell’s Vice President, says, “We are pleased and proud to now have the largest and greenest continuous cooking line in the world for dissolving pulp at the Bracell mill in São Paulo, utilizing proven ANDRITZ technology. We started up quickly after the switch and were soon producing top-quality pulp. This success is clearly down to the close teamwork between Bracell and ANDRITZ as well as both companies’ complementary expertise in dissolving pulp technology and production.” 

With this start-up, ANDRITZ once again confirms its position as the only technology supplier with solid references and experience in continuous cooking of dissolving pulp.

The ANDRITZ scope of supply includes:

  • a complete high-capacity wood processing plant, enhanced with state-of-the-art autonomous wood processing solutions from ANDRITZ to ensure optimum chip quality,
  • two flexible fiberlines with DD-Washer technology ensuring low operating costs, low emissions, extremely high washing efficiency, and excellent fiber quality,
  • the world’s largest EvoDryTM pulp drying system equipped with the Metris DryQ smart pulp drying solution,
  • the largest HERB recovery boiler in the world from ANDRITZ, with a capacity of 13,000 tons per day,
  • a non-condensable gas (NCG) treatment system.

ANDRITZ GROUP
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.

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International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from Papierfabriek Doetinchem, Netherlands, to upgrade the wet sections of its PM1 and PM3 special paper machines.

The start-ups are scheduled for 2022.

The aim of the investment is to improve the paper quality and provide the basis for a possible capacity increase. ANDRITZ will deliver ModuScreen HB dilution headbox screens, PrimeFlow AT headboxes with PrimeProfiler F dilution control, and pumps for both machines.

The proven ModuScreen HB ensures efficient and almost pulsation-free screening at low energy consumption thanks to the design following the inflow principle and to the screen’s unique accept chamber design.

  PrimeFlow AT headbox with patented “accelerating tube” design © ANDRITZ

The PrimeFlow AT headbox has a patented “Accelerating Tube” design with unique, nested trapezoid outlets. It features a rugged design structure, sheets in the nozzle for turbulence control, and capacity for high-resolution dilution profiling. This provides excellent jet quality, fiber dispersion and fiber orientation control over a wide range of grades and speeds.

The mill produces 70,000 t/a of paper for a broad range of applications. All products are made from first-class recycled fibers and can also be recycled again. They are biodegradable and standard PEFC certified.

ANDRITZ GROUP
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 26,800 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.

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International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from Jiangxi Five Star Paper Co., Ltd., China, to supply a high-capacity, chemi-thermomechanical pulping system.

Start-up is planned for 2023.

ANDRITZ will install its well-proven P-RC APMP (Pre-Conditioning Refiner Chemical Alkaline Peroxide Mechanical Pulp) technology to achieve optimum pulp quality at lowest energy consumption. The pulp will be used to produce folding boxboard (FBB) from eucalyptus wood chips as raw material. With a capacity of 1,500 admt/d the new fiberline will be the largest system worldwide based on a single-line concept with only one HC refiner as the heart of the process.

  High-capacity and high-performance refining with the ANDRITZ TX68 refiner © Croce High-capacity and high-performance refining with the ANDRITZ TX68 refiner © Croce

ANDRITZ will supply the main equipment – from chip washing to the storage tower – featuring the following highlights:

  • MSD Prime Impressafiner, type MSD600, for wood chip maceration to enable optimum chemical impregnation
  • TX68 twin refiner – the world’s largest high-consistency (HC) refiner – including an advanced feeding system for continuous high throughput, consistently high pulp quality and lowest energy consumption.
  • Three ANDRITZ COMPACT PRESS units to enable high discharge consistency and superior washing efficiency after bleaching
  • Several PrimeScreens X with an innovative PrimeRotor for top performance in primary and reject screening at minimum energy consumption

The scope of supply also includes the basic engineering as well as supervision of mechanical installation, commissioning and start-up.

Jiangxi Five Star Paper is specialized in the production of specialty paper. It has been part of Quzhou Wuzhou Special Paper Co. Ltd., one of China’s largest food wrapping paper producers, since 2015.

ANDRITZ GROUP
International technology group ANDRITZ offers a broad portfolio of innovative plants, equipment, systems and services for the pulp and paper industry, the hydropower sector, the metals processing and forming industry, pumps, solid/liquid separation in the municipal and industrial sectors, as well as animal feed and biomass pelleting. The global product and service portfolio is rounded off with plants for power generation, recycling, the production of nonwovens and panelboard, as well as automation and digital solutions offered under the brand name of Metris. The publicly listed group today has around 27,800 employees and more than 280 locations in over 40 countries.

ANDRITZ PULP & PAPER
ANDRITZ Pulp & Paper provides equipment, systems, complete plants and services 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 and sustainability as well as lower overall operating costs. Boilers for power production, flue gas cleaning plants, plants for the production of nonwovens and panelboard (MDF), as well as recycling and shredding solutions for various waste materials also form a part of this business area.

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International technology group ANDRITZ has successfully started up the rebuilt PM2 kraftliner paper machine for Cartiera Giacosa S.p.A. at their mill in Front Canavese, Italy, and has received a follow-up order to further improve its performance.

The PM2 has a design speed of 400 m/min and a working width of 3 m. It produces kraftliner in the range of 170 to 225 gsm for laminated sheets used in furniture applications.

The first rebuild was aimed at reducing the specific energy consumption in the press and drying sections to obtain a smaller CO2 footprint. Due to the replacement of the 2nd and 3rd press with a new long-nip press, the dryness content has been increased by 2.5% and the length of the press section has been reduced substantially. The press is equipped with roll covers and paper machine clothing supplied by ANDRITZ Fabrics and Rolls, offering superior properties.

The space saved was used for two additional new dryers of the type PrimeDry Steel providing important steam and specific energy savings of up to 12% as well as cost-efficient production.

  PrimeFlow AT (Accelerating Tube) headbox at the ANDRITZ workshop in Graz, Austria © ANDRITZ PrimeFlow AT (Accelerating Tube) headbox at the ANDRITZ workshop in Graz, Austria © ANDRITZ

Marco Roscio, CEO of Cartiera Giacosa, says: “Thanks to this successful rebuild we can now produce our kraftliner more efficiently and more sustainably. We recognized that our PM2 offers further potential for improvement, especially in terms of better quality and better profiles – so no wonder that we partnered again with ANDRITZ.”

The follow-up order – for the rebuild of the wire section – includes a new PrimeScreen X for the approach flow system with fan pumps as well as a new PrimeFlow AT headbox with the latest state-of-the-art dilution water CD profiling for better high-end product quality. This type of headbox was specifically developed to maximize the paper formation with controlled turbulence, using the “Accelerating Tubes” concept. A new mechanical drive for the entire PM2 will improve the machine’s overall efficiency and the consistency of the paper quality.

Cartiera Giacosa was established in 1961 and specializes in the production of decorative paper and kraft paper for laminated plastic, mainly used in furniture.

ANDRITZ GROUP
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 26,800 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.

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International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from the Chinese pulp and paper producer Liansheng Pulp & Paper to supply the most value-adding and resource-saving technologies for a new pulp mill in Zhangzhou, Fujian province, China.

ANDRITZ will supply state-of-the-art and environmentally friendly technologies for all main process islands in the fiber production and the chemical recovery plant, thus strongly supporting Liansheng Pulp & Paper in reaching its sustainability and financial goals. Start-up is scheduled for mid-2024.

  Strong business partners: Thomas Schmitz, president of ANDRITZ China (left), and Chen Jiayu, Chairman and main owner of Liansheng © ANDRITZ Strong business partners: Thomas Schmitz, president of ANDRITZ China (left), and Chen Jiayu, Chairman and main owner of Liansheng © ANDRITZ

The ANDRITZ scope of supply includes the following: 

  • Chip handling plant consisting of eight 360° stacker reclaimer chip storage and chip screening systems from ANDRITZ. The chip handling plant will serve both the chemical and mechanical pulping lines of the mill. The stacker reclaimers supplied by ANDRITZ will have a capacity of 387,000 m3 each and are the largest in the world. They will operate according to the FIFO (first in, first out) principle to blend and homogenize the chips upstream of the fiberline. The delivery includes also screw reclaimers for the biomass store.
  • The complete fiberline fully equipped with Compact Press wash press technology, providing brightness of more than 91% ISO. The delivery includes state-of-the-art LoSolids continuous cooking, screening, brown stock and post-oxygen washing equipment with Compact Presses as well as a two-stage oxygen delignification and a four-stage ECF bleaching plant with Compact Presses. The wide range of ANDRITZ washer technologies ensures highly environmentally compatible performance tailored to the customer’s needs. 
  • Two screening systems for the pulp drying line and for the wet lap and paper machines. An energy-efficient black liquor evaporation plant to concentrate liquor up to 85% DS (w/o ash) in a tailor-made process solution resulting in high availability and an increase in the overall production and efficiency of the plant. ANDRITZ’s easy-to-clean lamella heating surfaces ensure high availability and easy operation of the plant. 
  • Ash re-crystallization (ARC) system to treat the ash from the electrostatic precipitator by decreasing the chloride and potassium content while recovering sodium and sulfate. The ARC process from ANDRITZ is based on evaporative crystallization using the economical mechanical vapor recompression (MVR) technology as the heat source. ANDRITZ has delivered several ARC systems for various pulp mills in China in recent years.
  • The largest HERB recovery boiler in China, with steam values of 515°C and 105 bar(g) at the turbine, featuring energy-efficient flue gas cooling and feed water preheating technologies to maximize steam for power generation. The state-of-the-art HERB recovery boiler is designed for long operating periods based on high cleanability. 
  • A complete white liquor plant with gasification system, enabling fossil-free operation of the lime kilns with an optimized pulp mill carbon footprint. The new recausticizing plant includes an efficient green liquor handling system with three LimeGreen filters for green liquor filtration and two centrifuges for handling of dregs – producing clean green liquor and minimizing waste to landfill. This new, single lime kiln plant will be the world’s largest in terms of capacity and is equipped with ANDRITZ’s LimeFlash-H feed head system. LimeFlash-H is a new feed end technology for maximizing lime kiln efficiency, focusing mainly on boosting the capacity of lime kilns at the same time as reducing the energy consumption. 

    The biomass gasification plant will be the largest of its kind worldwide feeding a lime kiln burner. The supply includes the CFB gasification plant with biomass and ash handling systems and a belt dryer. The biomass feed will be a mixture of eucalyptus and acacia chips and bark. 
  • Mill-wide incineration system for non-condensable gases (NCG). The incineration system enables safe and environmentally friendly treatment of all types of diluted or concentrated malodorous and toxic gases, thus meeting the strictest environmental and social requirements. The NCG incineration system is based on the A-Recovery+ concept from ANDRITZ, which focuses on using the side streams in the recovery cycle. 
  • Two Stirox (WLOx) systems. The Stirox system from ANDRITZ has a higher reaction efficiency to preserve the chemical balance of the mill.

ANDRITZ GROUP
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 26,800 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.

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The PM10 at Laakirchen Papier AG, part of the Heinzel Group, Austria, that was rebuilt by ANDRITZ has become the world’s fastest converted containerboard production machine with speeds of up to 1,420 m/min at a basis weight ranging from 80 to 140 g/m².

Over the last few years, ANDRITZ converted the PM10 from production of SC paper to a fluting and testliner machine. The scope of supply comprised the stock preparation section, a comprehensive rebuild of the paper machine, and the complete automation.

The time scheduled for the rebuild work was twelve weeks only. ANDRITZ successfully coped with this challenge at the same time allowing PM11 to continue running alongside the rebuild work. PM10 produced saleable containerboard from the very first reel on.

Outstanding performance with ANDRITZ board technology at Laakirchen Papier, Austria © ANDRITZ Outstanding performance with ANDRITZ board technology at Laakirchen Papier, Austria © ANDRITZ

Jan Reibert, Production Manager PM10 of Laakirchen Papier, explains: “Per today, PM10 produces lightweight containerboard here in Laakirchen at record speeds. And we have an ace up in our sleeve: there is still potential for further increases in performance. The next step is the upgrade by ANDRITZ of the ropeless tail threading system in the double-tier part of the after-dryer section to reduce threading time when compared to the market standard.”

The international Heinzel Group, the largest independent, non-integrated containerboard producer in Europe, and ANDRITZ have a long and successful business relationship. Apart from the conversion of the PM10 at Laakirchen, ANDRITZ has delivered and successfully started up Europe’slargest new MG paper machines (PM3 and PM2) at Zellstoff Pöls, Austria.

ANDRITZ GROUP
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 26,800 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.

 

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International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from the Italian Burgo Group to rebuild the press section of its PM2, a test liner/white top liner machine, at the Avezzano mill, Italy. Start-up is scheduled for the first quarter of 2023. The new press section has a design speed of 1,200 m/min and a width of 5.32 m at the pope reel.

The aim of the rebuild is to significantly increase the dryness content after the press – while also saving energy – and to improve other paper properties. This new press section will enable Burgo to achieve a remarkable reduction in steam and specific energy consumption, resulting in a smaller CO2 footprint.

Jani Hakola, Burgo, Technology and Investments; Alberto Sorge, Burgo, Operations; Gerald Steiner and Mario Bernasconi, ANDRITZ Paper and Board “Photo: ANDRITZ”.Jani Hakola, Burgo, Technology and Investments; Alberto Sorge, Burgo, Operations; Gerald Steiner and Mario Bernasconi, ANDRITZ Paper and Board “Photo: ANDRITZ”.

The scope of supply includes a new PrimePress X shoe press for the 4th nip, with a line load of 1,450 kN/m. With this type of shoe press, highest dry content levels are possible compared to the market standard. In addition, the runnability of the machine will be improved.

Over the past years, ANDRITZ has supplied various equipment items and services to Burgo, for example the conversion of its PM2 from graphic paper to containerboard grades, which also included the delivery of a new stock preparation line and a new top wire. This latest order once again confirms the long-term, successful relationship between the two companies.

With this rebuild, the Burgo Group is strengthening its ambition to constantly reduce energy consumption – one of the goals defined in the group’s sustainability strategy.

ANDRITZ GROUP

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 26,800 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.

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International technology group ANDRITZ will be presenting its innovative technologies for sustainable tissue production at Tissue World Miami, booth #B20, USA, from March 16 to 18, 2022.

ANDRITZ experts will hold conference speeches at the fair with focus on the following topics:

  • First-time use of bio-syngas for drying in the paper industry at Sofidel Sweden (Kisa plant) – presentation together with University of Pisa as technology partner.
  • Production of premium tissue grades with innovative TAD (Through-Air Dried) technology with focus on energy savings and cost-efficiency.
  • Latest steel Yankee technologies and value-added services for enhanced tissue quality with economical use of resources, and high impact on tissue quality. ANDRITZ’s steel Yankees are real giants with up to 26 ft. in diameter that enable energy-efficient drying with 8-10% better machine performance compared to cast-iron Yankees.

ANDRITZ will present its latest innovations for steel Yankees and  TAD tissue production at Tissue World Miami 2022 (booth no. B20)ANDRITZ will present its latest innovations for steel Yankees and TAD tissue production at Tissue World Miami 2022 (booth no. B20)

ANDRITZ is looking forward to meeting you at Tissue World Miami!
Visit https://www.tissueworld.com/miami/en/home.html to register free of charge for the event or contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

ANDRITZ GROUP

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 26,800 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.

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International technology group ANDRITZ will deliver drying, air and energy technology to Essity’s professional hygiene business for its PM3 and PM4 tissue machines at its mill in Menasha, Wisconsin, USA.

Start-ups are estimated for the end of 2022.

The ANDRITZ equipment enables sustainable and resource- saving production and includes:

  • PrimeDry Hood HT (high-temperature) and air systems for PM3 – the ANDRITZ hoods for PM4 and PM15 were recently started up successfully.  
  • an 18 ft. PrimeDry Steel Yankee for PM4, with head insulation for energy efficiency and ANDRITZ’s own metallization – PrimeCoat Stratos – to provide greater hardness and extended Yankee lifetime.

  Workshop view: PrimeDry Hood technology to improve heat-transfer efficiency and optimize drying. © ANDRITZ Workshop view: PrimeDry Hood technology to improve heat-transfer efficiency and optimize drying. © ANDRITZ

The ANDRITZ drying equipment will enable tissue machines at the Menasha mill to operate at speeds of up to 2,000 m/min with products for a wide range of basis weights. The scope of supply includes installation advisory services, start-up, commissioning, and training.

Mark Phiscator, Engineering Service Director of Essity North America, explains: “Our ambition is clear: We aim to innovate and implement new and improved production solutions with a smaller environmental footprint. And we expect the same from our suppliers. This is why we chose to work with ANDRITZ for the upgrade of our two tissue machines. We’ve worked together with the ANDRITZ tissue team in Montreal for a long time and really appreciate their expertise.”

Essity is a leading global hygiene and health company that conducts sales in approximately 150 countries and sells professional hygiene products under the globally leading Tork® brand. This order once again confirms the excellent business relationship between ANDRITZ and Essity.

ANDRITZ GROUP
International technology group ANDRITZ offers a broad portfolio of innovative plants, equipment, systems and services for the pulp and paper industry, the hydropower sector, the metals processing and forming industry, pumps, solid/liquid separation in the municipal and industrial sectors, as well as animal feed and biomass pelleting. Plants for power generation, flue gas cleaning, recycling, and the production of nonwovens and panelboard complete the global product and service offering. Innovative products and services in the industrial digitalization sector are offered under the brand name Metris and help customers to make their plants more user-friendly, efficient and profitable. The publicly listed group has around 26,800 employees and more than 280 locations in over 40 countries.

ANDRITZ PULP & PAPER
ANDRITZ Pulp & Paper provides equipment, systems, complete plants and services 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 and sustainability as well as lower overall operating costs. Boilers for power generation, flue gas cleaning systems, plants for the production of nonwovens and panelboard (MDF), as well as recycling and shredding solutions for various 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.

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