ANDRITZ to supply pressurized refining
International technology Group Andritz received an order to supply a fiber preparation system for the MDF plant of Arauco do Brasil S.A. in Jaguariaíva, Brazil.
This will be the third ANDRITZ pressurized refining system to be installed for the Arauco Group and the 11th delivered to Brazilian MDF producers, thus confirming ANDRITZ’s position as one of the leading suppliers for MDF plant equipment in Brazil. The scope of supply includes a chip washing system and an S 2064M pressurized refining system, with a design capacity of 1,080 t/d. Start-up is scheduled for the second quarter of 2012.
The decisive factors for the selection of ANDRITZ were based on the high availability of ANDRITZ equipment as well as the advanced technical solutions, including optimized energy utilization for high-capacity refining systems.
Celulosa Arauco y Constitución S.A. (Arauco), which started as a Chilean forestry and pulp production firm, is today one of the largest forestry companies in Latin America. The four business areas for the company, which employs 35,000 people, are in forestry, pulp production, sawn timber, and wood-based panel production.
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