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Success stories by ANDRITZ

Discover the exciting and diversified business of international technology group ANDRITZ.

We are proud of our global projects, our innovative products, our customers who realize great projects and especially proud of our employees who make all that possible. Get to know ANDRITZ customers, people and facts behind our process technologies, equipment, plants and systems.

Passion for working in the pulp and paper industry

Interview with Berry Wiersum, CEO of Sappi Europe

Optimization of Process Performance at Metsä Fibre Joutseno

OPP service contract improves the performance of a variety of production systems

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MODERNIZATION OF AN EXISTING LINE, TIGHT BUDGET, TIGHT SCHEDULE - NO PROBLEM FOR OUR TEAM. OUTOKUMPU KREFELD, GERMANY

The Outokumpu Group has expanded its production of ferritic stainless steels in Krefeld with the NIFO project (Nirosta Ferrite Optimization). As part of this the milestones defined in the contract were all achieved throughproject, the former WL2 (annealing and pickling line) supplied by out project execution by METALS, especially the "1 st coil" and METALS was converted to a BL 1600 pickling line.

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ARA REGION BERN AG

Creating environmentally friendly energy from municipal sludge

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A WEEK IN THE LIFE OF BERRY WIERSUM, SAPPI

Berry Wiersum - Chief Executive Officer of Sappi Europe has some exciting insights to share.

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CUSTOMIZED SOLUTION FOR DOUBLING OF PRODUCTION RATE AT TENNECO, GERMANY

A new 1,250 t servo-transfer press from ANDRITZ Kaiser is producing sophisticated deep-drawing parts for exhaust systems at the automotive supplier Tenneco in Edenkoben, Germany. The location in Edenkoben is the central pressing plant for the entire corporate group, and any faults, let alone breakdowns, could also jeopardize production at other locations. ANDRITZ Kaiser presses have been associated for decades with such attributes as reliability and availability, and these were the deciding factors when Tenneco selected its supplier.

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Pöls: A world-class Recovery

On a Sunday evening in March 2014, a catastrophic event took place in the recovery boiler at Heinzel Group’s Zellstoff Pöls mill near Graz, Austria. A water leak caused an explosion that ripped through the boiler leaving it irreparably damaged and needing a complete replacement. Once again, ANDRITZ accepted the challenge.

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Santo Antônio - An Amazonian Example of Sustainable Hydropower, Brazil

Recently completed, the 3,568 MW Santo Antônio hydropower plant is one of the five largest hydroelectric station in Bra­zil and supplies energy to some 44 million people from its 50 units.

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The Icing on the Cake

Värtaverket biomass CHP plant has started up in Stockholm.

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A range of beers with better flavor and fuller aroma

Beer clarification at FLORIDA BEER COMPANY, USA

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Megatrends and scenario 2050

The biggest changes are encompassed in so-called megatrends. The most important of these megatrends are urbanization, shifts in economic power, demographic change, climate change, resource stress, and technology development.

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The 20-high reversing mill at Hugo Vogelsang, Germany was modernized extensively by ANDRITZ Sundwig.

The entire control electronics now comply with the latest state of the art. In addition, the drive and control systems were completely renewed and all the drive motors overhauled. Following modernization, strip thickness variations of 1-2 µ and flatness deviations of 4-6 I-units are now achieved.

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Increasing the value of bark as fuel

HQ-Press, the new-generation bark press delivers higher dry solids and is much more efficient to operate and maintain.

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Everything here is big

Interview with Júlio César Rodrigues da Cunha, Fibria’s Director of Engineering and Projects and Joel Starepravo, ANDRITZ Project Director

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Starting up a dream

The opportunity to work on a greenfield mill project is the dream of many people in our industry. The people who helped create the 1.5 million t/a Puma Mill exactly on time certainly lived the dream. This includes ANDRITZ, which was recognized as being the best performing supplier in the project.

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Iggesund: It must be good. It must be brilliant!

Following the latest in a line of investments, Iggesund Paperboard’s mill in Workington, UK recently restarted its board machine after ANDRITZ rebuilt the press section – increasing capacity 10% and reducing energy consumption by almost 10%.

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Paloma: Healthy Heart of a tissue machine

The Yankee is the heart of a tissue machine. To keep its machine’s heart healthy, Slovenian tissue producer Paloma Hygienic Paper relies on Yankee service from ANDRITZ.

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Mjölby: Winter warmth from the forest

ANDRITZ recently added to Sweden’s environmental commitment by supplying a Combined Heat and Power (CHP) plant to keep residents of Mjölby warm in the winter – using renewable fuels from local forests.

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Tembec: Red liquor. Green power.

The new ANDRITZ sulfite recovery boiler and turbine-generator improve production costs and environmental performance while providing steady, long-term revenue for green electricity.

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Fiber treatment with Durabond refiner plates

Energy-efficient fiber treatment with Durabond refiner plates can have a significant impact on the bottom line.

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St. Croix Tissue: Coming full circle

St. Croix Tissue is among the newest producers of premium tissue parent rolls in North America. The new ANDRITZ tissue machines saved the Woodland mill in Maine from extinction.