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ANDRITZ to supply fiber preparation system for new board plant in Russian Federation


International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order to supply a raw material preparation system for a new MDF production line being built by LLC Kastamonu Integrated Wood Industry, Russian Federation, a subsidiary of Kastamonu Integrated Wood Industry, Turkey. Start-up is scheduled for the third quarter of 2013.

ANDRITZ’s scope of supply includes the debarking (RotaBarker), chipping, and screening equipment as well as a pressurized refining system with a design capacity of approximately 1,440 t/d. 

Kastamonu Integrated Wood Industry is a leading supplier of high-quality MDF and particle boards for the furniture and building industry (for example laminate flooring, skirtings, doorskin, or honeycomb board) with an annual production capacity of 3.5 million m3.

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International technology Group ANDRITZ is a globally leading supplier of plants, equipment, and services for hydropower stations, the pulp and paper industry, solid-liquid separation in the municipal and industrial sectors, the steel industry, and the production of animal feed and biomass pellets. In addition, ANDRITZ offers technologies for certain other sectors including automation, pumps, machinery for nonwovens and plastic films, steam boiler plants, biomass boilers and gasification plants for energy generation, flue gas cleaning plants, plants for the production of panelboards (MDF), thermal sludge utilization, and torrefaction plants. The publicly listed company is headquartered in Graz, Austria, has a staff of more than 17,400 employees, and operates over 180 production sites as well as service and sales companies all around the world.