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ANDRITZ successfully starts up the world’s first eucalyptus fluff pulp drying plant at the Suzano mill, Brazil


International technology Group ANDRITZ has successfully started up the world’s first eucalyptus-based fluff pulp drying plant at Suzano Papel e Celuloseʼs Suzano mill, São Paulo, Brazil. The pulp produced is mainly used for production of sanitary papers.

ANDRITZ PULP & PAPER delivered several modifications to the existing PM5 production line including a new rewinder. Within a time frame of less than nine months, the complete line was engineered, rebuilt, and put into operation for the production of both fluff pulp and wood-free paper.

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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.

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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