ANDRITZ to upgrade deinking line for Danalakshmi Paper Mills, India
International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Danalakshmi Paper Mills to rebuild an existing deinking pulp line in Tamil Nadu, India.
The upgrade aims at improving the quality of the waste paper stock used for paper production. Start-up is scheduled for April 2015.
The scope of supply includes two SelectaFlot flotation stages, a thickener, a ModuScreen TC tailing screen, a cleaning plant, and pumps. After the rebuild, the plant will produce newsprint as well as printing and writing papers using sorted office paper, printer’s offset cuttings, coated book stock, and notebook.
Danalakshmi is one of India’s leading newsprint manufacturing companies, supplying newsprint grades to the local market as well as exporting its products to several countries in Asia and in Africa. The paper mill has an installed capacity of 40,000 tons per year.
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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
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 board. 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, 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 are also allocated to the business area, as are gasification plants for energy production, flue gas cleaning plants, production equipment for biofuel (second generation), biomass pelleting, and biomass torrefaction, plants for the production of nonwovens, dissolving pulp, plastic films, and panelboards (MDF), and recycling plants.