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ANDRITZ to supply major equipment and technologies for two Asian pulp mills

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Feb 21, 2011
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Graz, Austria, Feb 21, 2011 - International technology Group ANDRITZ has been awarded orders for the supply of fiberlines and chemical recovery systems for renowned customers in India and Laos:

Muang Phin mill, Laos

ANDRITZ PULP & PAPER received an order from Sun Paper Holding Lao Co. Ltd. to deliver major equipment for a new kraft pulp mill with a production capacity of 300,000 t/a in Muang Phin, Laos. The scope of supply includes equipment for chip and bark handling, a complete fiberline (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. The kiln will be equipped with LimeFlash™ technology. 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.

Rayagada mill, India

ANDRITZ PULP & PAPER together with ENMAS ANDRITZ PVT LTD, a joint venture of ANDRITZ and Enmas Engineering, will supply a fiberline and recovery island for the pulp mill (design capacity: 635 bdt/d) of JK Paper Ltd. in Rayagada, Orissa. The delivery encompasses the latest technology in woodyard equipment, a complete continuous cooking line and fiberline with an ECF bleaching plant, recovery boiler and evaporation plant, as well as the white liquor plant (kiln, recausticizing, including dregs washing/dewatering). Start-up is scheduled in 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 multi-purpose cut 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 over 120 production sites, service, and sales companies all around the world.


ANDRITZ PULP & PAPER is one of the leading global suppliers 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. The technologies available are employed for the processing of logs and annual fibers, the production of chemical and mechanical pulps as well as recycled paper fibers, recovery and reuse of chemicals, generation of energy from biomass, preparation of paper machine furnish from virgin or recycled fibers, production of paper, tissue paper and board, calendering and coating of paper, and the handling of reject materials and sludges. Services include complete mill maintenance, equipment upgrades and rebuilds, engineered wear products, and spare parts.


Extpub | by Dr. Radut