ANDRITZ to support Mondi’s program for energy optimization and environmental protection with supply of state of the art plants and technologies

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received orders to supply a high-energy recovery boiler and further environmental technologies for Mondi pulp and paper mills in Slovakia, Sweden, and the Czech Republic. The orders are part of Mondi’s program to increase energy efficiency and environmental protection.

For Mondi SCP, Ružomberok, Slovakia, ANDRITZ PULP & PAPER will deliver a high-energy recovery boiler. For the generation of green energy, an energy-rich biomass by-product of pulp production is burnt in the recovery boiler. The new ANDRITZ boiler, which will be one of the most efficient recovery boilers in the world in terms of its power-to-heat ratio, will increase the mill’s electricity production significantly and provide conditions for operation with a minimized amount of fossil fuels. Mondi’s investment is part of an energy efficiency and environmental protection program to make the mill energy self-sufficient and will enable an increase of pulp production. Start-up is scheduled for the end of 2014.

For Mondi Dynäs, Sweden, ANDRITZ is to supply a lime kiln and for Mondi Štětí, Czech Republic, key components for PM5 and PM7.

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For further information, please contact:
Oliver Pokorny
Group Treasury, Corporate Communications & Investor Relations
Phone: +43 (316) 6902 1332
oliver.pokorny@andritz.com

The ANDRITZ GROUP
The ANDRITZ GROUP is a globally leading supplier of plants, equipment, and services for hydropower stations, the pulp and paper industry, the metalworking and steel industries, solid/liquid separation in the municipal and industrial sectors, and the production of animal feed and biomass pellets. In addition, ANDRITZ offers technologies for certain other sectors including automation, pumps, machinery for nonwovens and plastic films, steam boiler plants, biomass boilers and gasification plants for energy generation, flue gas cleaning plants, plants for the production of panelboards (MDF), thermal sludge utilization, and biomass torrefaction plants. The publicly listed, international technology Group is headquartered in Graz, Austria, and has a staff of around 23,400 employees. ANDRITZ operates over 220 production sites as well as service and sales companies all around the world.

ANDRITZ PULP & PAPER
ANDRITZ PULP & PAPER is a leading global supplier of equipment, systems, and services for the production and processing of all types of pulps, paper, tissue, and board. The technologies cover processing of logs, annual fibers, and waste paper, production of chemical pulp, mechanical pulp, and recycled fibers, recovery and reuse of chemicals, preparation of paper machine furnish, production of paper, tissue, and board, calendering and coating of paper, as well as treatment of reject materials and sludge. The service range includes modernization, rebuilds, spare and wear parts, service and maintenance, as well as machine transfer and second-hand equipment. Biomass, steam, and recovery boilers, gasification plants for energy production, flue gas cleaning plants, biomass torrefaction, and plants for the production of nonwovens, dissolving pulp, plastic films, and panelboards (MDF) are also allocated to the business area.

2013-03-12

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