ANDRITZ to deliver logyard circular crane to Domtar’s paper mill in South Carolina, USA

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Domtar Paper Company to supply a logyard circular crane for its Marlboro mill, USA. The new crane will replace existing equipment and has a net lift capacity of 32 tons and a radial reach of 170 ft (52 m). The start-up is scheduled for early 2016.

ANDRITZ’s scope of supply includes the equipment, engineering, and on-site services. The crane will be able to unload log trucks in a single bite, feed the logline at the required rate, and also assist in managing log storage on site.

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For further information, please contact:
Oliver Pokorny
Head of Corporate Communications

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 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.


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The ANDRITZ CRC20 Circular Crane represents the latest on-site log handling technology. It adheres to high safety standards, is easy to maintain, is very efficient, and utilizes data acquisition systems to support logyard operations.

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