Starwood produces first fibers on ANDRITZ system only five months after start of installation


Starwood Orman Urunleri Sanayi A.S., Türkiye, has successfully produced first fibers with its new fiber preparation system from ANDRITZ. Production of fibers for MDF (Medium Density Fiberboard) started only five months after commencement of installation.

ANDRITZ installed a complete system, from chip washing to pressurized refining, processing a mixture of pine and beech wood chips. This is the third system ANDRITZ delivered to Starwood.

Hüseyin Yildiz, Vice President at Starwood, says: We’ve known ANDRITZ for many years and have always been very satisfied with the entire package – setup of the system, quality of the products and professional support by the ANDRITZ experts.”

Starwood is one of the largest industrial companies in Türkiye and produces around 2,000 m3 of MDF and 3,000 m3 of chipboard per day. Among other business segments, the company specializes in the production of thin MDF ranging from 1.5 to 8 mm. Starwood plays a major role as a furniture supplier in Türkiye and in other countries in the Middle East.

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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. Sustainability is an integral part of the company’s business strategy and corporate culture. With its extensive portfolio of sustainable products and solutions, ANDRITZ aims to make the greatest possible contribution to a sustainable future and help its customers achieve their sustainability goals. ANDRITZ is a global market leader in all four of its business areas – Pulp & Paper, Metals, Hydro and Separation. Technological leadership and global presence are cornerstones of the group’s strategy, which is focused on long-term profitable growth. The publicly listed group has around 29,100 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 increased production efficiency, lower overall operating costs as well as innovative decarbonization strategies and autonomous plant operation.

The product portfolio also includes boilers for power generation, flue gas cleaning systems, various nonwoven technologies, and panelboard (MDF) production systems. With waste-to-value recycling, shredding and energy solutions, waste and by-product streams from production are converted into valuable secondary raw materials as well as into sustainable resources for energy generation. State-of-the-art IIoT technologies as part of Metris digitalization solutions complete the comprehensive product offering.


From left to right: Kresimir Saric, Start-up Supervisor, ANDRITZ; Cedric Gschiel, Erection and Start-up Supervisor, ANDRITZ; Yusuf Uzunoglu, Project Manager Starwood; Mario Jelcic, Erection and Start-up Supervisor, ANDRITZ and Fatih Binbir, Project Manager Starwood

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