ANDRITZ to supply energy-saving wastepaper processing systems to Lipy Paper Mills, Bangladesh


International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from Lipy Paper Mills Ltd. to supply wastepaper processing systems to the mill in Changine, Modonpur, Kanchpur, Sonargaon.

These are the first ANDRITZ RCF (Recycled Fiber) lines for Bangladesh. Start-up is scheduled for the third quarter in 2023.

ANDRITZ will supply key equipment for two RCF lines, featuring a total capacity of 150 t/d and processing LOCC (Local OCC) and MOW (Mixed Office Waste) as raw material for production of testliner, writing and printing paper.

Shahiar Hasan Khan, Deputy Managing Director, Lipy Paper Mills says: “ANDRITZ convinced us because of its energy-saving technology for screening and flotation and its focus on minimum fiber loss. In addition, with the Ultra High Dispersion we’ll be able to keep steam demand at a low level. All these topics are strategic development targets for an aspiring company like Lipy Paper Mills.”

Lipy Paper Mills Ltd. is an aspiring company, established in 2016 by Lipy Group, a family-owned Bangladeshi enterprise and successful player in the paper market.

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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 27,900 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.

Typical SelectaFlot flotation system by ANDRITZ

Typical SelectaFlot flotation system by ANDRITZ

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