Apr 30, 2012. /Lesprom Network/. International technology Group Andritz has received an order from JSC Arkhangelsk Pulp and Paper Mill (APPM) to supply equipment for a new semi-chemical pulp line for APPM’s Novodvinsk mill, Russia. The green liquor cooking and washing technology by Andritz will improve the fiber quality and reduce production cost as well as the effluent charge. Start-up is scheduled for the 2Q 2014, as the company said in a press release received by Lesprom Network.
The scope of supply comprises the chip washing system, the cooking plant with continuous steam-phase digester, flat disc refiners, washers and screw presses, electrical equipment, as well as instrumentation and control systems. The new plant will use birch and aspen as raw material and produce 1,000 t/d of fluting and testliner pulp grade, thus doubling the current APPM capacity.
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.