ANDRITZ to supply new press section at Iggesund Paperboard, Workington, England
International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Iggesund Paperboard to install a complete press section for the board machine 2 at the Workington mill, England. Start-up is scheduled for the second quarter of 2016.
ANDRITZ will deliver a turnkey new press section, including a PrimePress X shoe press and a new PrimeFeeder for tail threading from press section to dryer section. The scope of supply also includes a new press pulper, field instrumentation, machine control systems, electrification, and new press section drives. The new press section will increase production capacity and improve energy efficiency, runability, and product quality.
The Workington mill produces high-performance paperboard used for consumer packaging and graphical products.
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The ANDRITZ GROUP
ANDRITZ is a globally leading supplier of plants, equipment, and services for hydropower stations, the pulp and paper industry, the metalworking and steel industries, and for solid/liquid separation in the municipal and industrial sectors. The publicly listed technology Group is headquartered in Graz, Austria, and has a staff of almost 25,000 employees. ANDRITZ operates over 250 sites worldwide.
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, as well as gasification plants for power generation, flue gas cleaning plants, production equipment for biofuel (second generation), biomass torrefaction equipment, plants for the production of nonwovens, dissolving pulp, plastic films, and panelboards (MDF), and recycling plants are also allocated to the business area.