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ANDRITZ acquires environmental company J. Parpala Oy, Finland

  • Maintenance and repair of flue gas equipment for industrial production processes and power generation
  • Strengthening ANDRITZ’s air pollution control activities and making it the leading service provider for various industries in Finland

International technology group ANDRITZ has acquired J. Parpala Oy, a major player in the maintenance and repair of environmental equipment for industrial production and power generation plants in Finland. The company was founded in 2011 and operates sites in Kokkola and Kaskinen.

This business transaction further strengthens ANDRITZ’s air pollution control activities in Finland, making it the leading service provider for inspections, maintenance, mechanical upgrades, spare parts, and workshop repair activities related to filters, scrubbers, flue gas ducts, fans, conveyors, and other equipment in operation between the boiler and the stack. ANDRITZ will offer these services to various industries, such as pulp and paper, biomass, ferrous and non-ferrous metals, chemical/fertilizer and other segments.

The company runs a workshop for environmental repairs and a warehouse for quick dispatch of spare parts, thus enabling close proximity to customers and quick response times on all customer requests.

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International technology group ANDRITZ offers a broad portfolio of innovative plants, equipment, systems, services and digital solutions for a wide range of industries and end markets. ANDRITZ is a global market leader in all four of its business areas – Pulp & Paper, Metals, Hydro, and Separation. Technological leadership, global presence and sustainability are the cornerstones of the group’s strategy, which is focused on long-term profitable growth. The publicly listed group has around 27,400 employees and over 280 locations in more than 40 countries.

ANDRITZ Pulp & Paper provides sustainable technology, automation, and service solutions for the production of all types of pulp, paper, board and tissue. The technologies and services focus on maximum utilization of raw materials, increased production efficiency, lower overall operating costs as well as innovative decarbonization strategies and autonomous plant operation. Boilers for power generation, flue gas cleaning systems, various nonwoven technologies, panelboard (MDF) production systems, as well as recycling and shredding solutions for numerous waste materials also form a part of this business area. State-of-the-art IIoT technologies as part of Metris digitalization solutions complete the comprehensive product offering.

Final ESP duct lifting at the Stora Enso Imatra plant (courtesy from Stora Enso)

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