ANDRITZ receives major orders from Shandong Chenming Paper Holdings, China
International technology Group ANDRITZ has been awarded major orders by Shandong Chenming Paper Holdings Limited, one of the largest pulp and paper producers in China, for its mill in the Guangdong Province. The total value of the orders is approximately 160 MEUR.
To Shandong Chenming Paper’s subsidiary Zhanjiang Chenming Pulp & Paper Co., Ltd, ANDRITZ PULP & PAPER will supply all process technologies for a 700,000 t/y bleached hardwood kraft greenfield pulp mill. The scope of supply comprises the wood handling system, fiberline with cooking, washing, screening and bleaching, evaporation system, recovery boiler, recausticizing plant and lime kiln, as well as the market pulp drying and bale finishing plant. In addition, ANDRITZ will supply the complete stock preparation and approach flow system for a fine-paper machine to be installed in the same mill. The pulp mill is targeted for start-up in mid of 2011.
To a large extent, ANDRITZ Technologies China Ltd., Foshan, Guangdong Province, will be responsible for engineering, procurement, and manufacturing of components and equipment for the complete ANDRITZ scope. The decisive factors for winning these orders were ANDRITZ’S strong market position and numerous references in China, such as the successful supply of pulp mill process technologies to Hunan Tiger Forest and Paper Group (start-up 2008), as well as numerous successful deliveries of stock preparation and approach flow systems.
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The ANDRITZ GROUP
The ANDRITZ GROUP is a global market leader for customized plants, process technologies, and services for the hydropower, pulp and paper, metals, and other industries (solid/liquid separation, feed and biofuel). The Group is headquartered in Graz, Austria and has a staff of 13,600 employees worldwide. ANDRITZ operates over 150 production sites, service and sales companies all around the world.
ANDRITZ PULP & PAPER
The PULP & PAPER business area is a global leader in the supply of systems, equipment, engineered wear products and services for the production of all types of pulp (chemical pulp, mechanical pulp, recycled fiber pulp) paper, board, tissue, fiber-board (medium-density fiber board), nonwovens, and biomass boilers for power production. Through the successful acquisition and integration of complementary technologies, the business area has become a full-line supplier of production systems and services to the pulp and paper industry. The technologies are employed for the processing of logs and annual fibers; the production of chemical and mechanical pulps (cooking or refining, washing, bleaching, screening and drying); the recovery and reuse of chemicals; the generation of biomass energy; the preparation of paper machine furnish from virgin or recycled fibers; the production of tissue, paper and board products; the calendering and coating of paper; and the handling of reject materials and sludges. Service offerings are focused on assisting customers in increasing their operational efficiency while reducing operating costs. The business area provides customized basic and detailed engineering, procurement, manufacturing, equipment erection and supervision, training, and start-up services and EPC deliveries.