Shandong Sun Paper Industry Joint Stock Co., Ltd. has awarded Pöyry with the environmental permitting and pre-engineering services assignment for a new bio-refining mill project in Arkansas, U.S. The value of the order is not disclosed, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network.
The assignment covers environmental permit application development services and pre-engineering services for the new mill. Local teams in China and the United States together with Pöyry's global resources and know-how will aid Sun Paper in building an efficient, state-of-the-art bio-refining mill.
The planned investment value will be more than billion USD and the new mill will create around 250 new jobs.
Headquartered in China's Shandong Province, Sun Paper ranks among the top 500 Chinese enterprises and is one of the world's top pulp and paper makers. The company employs approximately 10,000 people worldwide.
Pöyry is an international consulting and engineering company.