ANDRITZ to supply pressurized refining systems to MDF customers in China and Mexico
International technology Group ANDRITZ has received orders to deliver pressurized refining systems to Luoding Luyuan Wood Based Panel, Guangdong Province, China, and – via Dieffen-bacher, Germany – to PRO MDF, Mexico.
ANDRITZ’s scope of supply for Luoding Luyuan Wood Based Panel includes a 60’’-1CP pressurized refining system with a design capacity of 600 t/d. Start-up is scheduled for the third quarter of 2015. The customer is part of Zhejiang Luyuan Wood Industry, which is one of the leading Chinese MDF manufacturers. This is already the seventh order from this customer for ANDRITZ.
A 54’’-1CP pressurized refining system also with a design capacity of 600 t/d will be installed at PRO MDF’s site in Tabasco, Mexico. Start-up is scheduled for the second half of 2015. PRO MDF is a member of Proteak, which is the largest forestry plantation operator in Mexico and Central America.
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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, and solid/liquid separation in the municipal and industrial sectors. The publicly listed, international technology Group is headquartered in Graz, Austria, and has a staff of around 23,800 employees. ANDRITZ operates over 250 production sites as well as service and sales companies all around the world. The ANDRITZ GROUP ranks among the global market leaders in all four of its business areas. One of the Group’s overall strategic goals is to strengthen and extend this position. At the same time, the company aims to secure the continuation of profitable growth in the long term.
ANDRITZ PULP & PAPER
The business area is a leading global supplier of equipment, systems, and services for the production and processing of all types of pulps, paper, tissue, and cardboard. The technologies cover the processing of logs, annual fibers, and waste paper; the production of chemical pulp, mechanical pulp, and recycled fibers; the recovery and reuse of chemicals; the preparation of paper machine furnish; the production of paper, tissue, and board; the 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, production equipment for biofuel (second generation) and biomass pelleting, biomass torrefaction, plants for the production of nonwovens, dissolving pulp, plastic films, and panelboards (MDF), and recycling plants are also allocated to the business area.