ANDRITZ receives follow-up order from Naberezhnye Chelny Paper Mill, Russia


International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from ZAOR “Narodnoye Predpriyatie Naberezhnye Chelny Paper Mill named after S.P. Titov”, the leading packaging producer in Russia, to upgrade and modernize its PM K-28 paper machine in Chelny. Start-up is scheduled for the first quarter of 2018.

Order handshake by Georg-Michael Sautter, ANDRITZ Senior Director Sales, Paper and Board Machines (left) and Andrei Fomichev, General Director, KBK


ANDRITZ will deliver a new PrimeCoat Size press with a PrimeAir Glide air turn and a new PrimeReel pope reel with two new under-the-machine pulpers as well as complete new mechanical and electric drives for the paper machine and a new QC system. The new components will enable the mill to further increase its production.

The machine has a design speed of 800 m/min at a width of 4.2 m and produces testliner and kraftliner.

After successful completion of the wet section rebuild in 2014, this follow-up order confirms the excellent business relationship between ANDRITZ and Naberezhnye Chelny.

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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 approximately 25,700 employees. ANDRITZ operates over 250 sites worldwide.

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 cardboard. 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; the 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, as well as gasification plants for power generation, flue gas cleaning plants, plants for the production of nonwovens, dissolving pulp, and panelboards (MDF) as well as recycling plants are also allocated to the business area.

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