ANDRITZ technology and solutions for wood processing
For all climates, wood species, and industries
ANDRITZ provides proven, effective solutions for processing wood – in all climates, for all species, and for a variety of forest industries.
ANDRITZ is a leading global supplier of proven wood processing solutions for the pulp and paper, panelboard, and renewable energy industries. All types of wood species can effectively processed in ANDRITZ wood, chip, and biomass plants: from the arrival of logs to their subsequent preparation into wood chips used primarily in kraft and mechanical pulp production lines. Alternatively, the technology is used for the processing of biomass used in energy production.
Modern wood processing plants
Modern wood processing plants are designed for producing high-quality chips or biomass according to end product requirements. At the same time, the objective is to minimize labor and energy costs, wood losses, environmental load, and maintenance requirements.
Complete systems or specific equipment – ANDRITZ has the solution
ANDRITZ offers complete solutions for biomass handling and processing. The scope of supply can vary from complete plants to individual equipment delivery. ANDRITZ is very experienced in project management, ensuring deliveries that are on-time and on-budget, and produce excellent economic results for energy producers.
ANDRITZ technologies are available as standalone equipment or integrated and engineered into a complete plant for all types of wood processing – whole trees, short wood, wood chips, or woody biomass. ANDRITZ has a long history and a depth of experience processing various hardwoods, softwoods, and residual wood products.
ANDRITZ designs and delivers equipment for receiving, debarking, chipping, screening, crushing, storing, reclaiming, and handling by-products or waste streams. These products include woodyard portal cranes, conveyors, debarking drums, chippers, chip screens, screw reclaimers, bark shredders, bark presses, biomass crushers, pre-steaming bins, and grinder chargers.
Wood processing expertise from ANDRITZ
- Pulpwood processing (cold and warm climate)
- Groundwood processing, complete with grinder charging system
- Processing of eucalyptus and tropical hardwoods
- Chip and bark processing (including screening, storage, and pre-steaming)
- Wood processing for the panelboard industry
- Biomass processing and handling for power boilers, pelletizing plants, biomass gasification plants, etc.
Biomass handling systems for renewable energy production
ANDRITZ is a global supplier of proven biomass processing solutions for the renewable energy industry. All types of biomass can be effectively processed, conveyed, stored, and fed to power generation systems using ANDRITZ technologies. The company offers a comprehensive scope of process equipment which is offered in standalone configurations for upgrades and retrofits, and as completely integrated, customized system solutions. There is a comprehensive portfolio of solutions for power boiler feeding (materials handling and automatic distribution/feeding devices) and ash handling (boiler bottom and fly ash handling).