Posted January 19, 2018
International technology Group Andritz has received an order from Zellstoff Pöls AG, Austria, to supply a large paper machine for the production of bleached kraft paper grades, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.
At the Pöls location, the Andritz PrimeLine MG plant will produce environmentally friendly MG paper for flexible packaging and release applications. With an annual capacity of 100,000 t and a design speed of 1,400 m/min., PM3 is setting a new benchmark in the production of this type of product. The unique machine design enables the production of grades with low basis weight and highest strength at best printability and smoothness levels. Start-up is scheduled for mid-2019.
The scope of supply comprises the entire stock preparation line and approach flow system. One key component is the Andritz Vertical Screw Thickener, which thickens the pulp efficiently from a consistency of three percent to between 25 and 30%.
Andritz Pulp & Paper is a leading global supplier of complete plants, systems, equipment, and comprehensive services for the production and processing of all types of pulp, paper, tissue, and cardboard.