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ANDRITZ to supply complete deinking line to paper producer Nepa, India


International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from the Indian newsprint producer Nepa Ltd. to supply a complete deinking line.

Start-up of the new line in Madhya Pradesh is scheduled for mid-2016.

Nepa is one of the leading newsprint producers in India and operates two paper machines with a total annual capacity of approximately 88,000 tons. The company produces standard and economy quality newsprint and will expand its product offerings to writing and printing paper grades after installation of the new ANDRITZ deinking system. The deinking line capacity will be 300 tons per day, processing old newsprint and old magazine grades, sorted office paper, mixed office waste, and coated book stock.

The state-of-the-art deinking plant is designed for environmentally friendly and cost-effective operations and will enable Nepa to produce consistent paper quality with higher brightness paper grades to meet customer expectations.

ANDRITZʼs scope of supply includes the process equipment for the complete deinking line, detail engineering, erection work supervision, and start-up.

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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 almost 25,000 employees. ANDRITZ operates over 250 sites worldwide.

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.

ANDRITZ will supply a complete, new deinking line to Nepa, India.

ANDRITZ will supply a complete, new deinking line to Nepa, India.

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