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ANDRITZ to supply a tissue machine to LLC Pulp Invest, Russia


International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from LLC Pulp Invest, Kazan, Russia, for supply of a PrimeLineCOMPACT tissue machine. Start-up is scheduled for the end of 2012.

The PrimeLineCOMPACT II tissue machine has a design speed of 1,700 m/min and a width of 2.80 m. The scope of supply comprises the complete stock preparation plant for virgin fiber, including a high-precision PrimeDry Steel Yankee dryer which provides higher drying rates than conventional cast cylinders.

With this order, ANDRITZ PULP & PAPER is further strengthening its market position as a leading global supplier of plants and key components for tissue production.

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The ANDRITZ GROUP is a globally leading supplier of plants and services for the hydropower, pulp and paper, metals, and other specialized industries (solid/liquid separation, feed, and biofuel). The Group is headquartered in Graz, Austria, and has a staff of approximately 15,900 employees worldwide. ANDRITZ operates over 180 production sites, service and sales companies all around the world.


ANDRITZ PULP & PAPER is one of the leading global suppliers of turnkey systems and services for the production of all types of pulp, paper, tissue paper, board, fiber-board (MDF), nonwovens, as well as of biomass boilers and gasifiers for energy production and of systems for the production of plastic films. The technologies available are employed for the processing of logs and annual fibers, the production of chemical and mechanical pulps as well as recycled paper fibers, recovery and reuse of chemicals, generation of energy from biomass, preparation of paper machine furnish from virgin or recycled fibers, production of paper, tissue paper and board, calendering and coating of paper, and the handling of reject materials and sludges. Services include complete mill maintenance, equipment upgrades and rebuilds, engineered wear products, and spare parts.