Two Top Awards for ANDRITZ at ABTCP
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Two Top Awards for ANDRITZ at ABTCP

The awards ceremony of the Associação Brasileira Técnica de Celulose e Papel (ABTCP) is recognized in the South American pulp and paper industry as one of the most important events of the year. The awards have three phases: assignment – which includes case studies, public voting to classify the three finalists, and analysis of the case studies by a Technical Committee. This year, ANDRITZ entered the competition with Fibria´s Três Lagoas second pulp production line project, Horizonte 2 (see complete story in SPECTRUM issue 37). This project has been recognized as a world-class reference for ANDRITZ due to the excellent technology, outstanding performance in managing large projects – 25 months from signing to start-up, and high customer satisfaction.

The awards ceremony was held on October 24, during ABTCP´s Congress and Exhibition in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Ageu Silva (ANDRITZ): Best manufacturer of equipment and systems for liquor recovery and energy generation

For the first time, ANDRITZ BRASIL won in two categories:
• Best manufacturer of machines and equipment for pulp production
• Best manufacturer of equipment and systems for liquor recovery and energy generation

Luis Bordini (ANDRITZ Brasil) and Dárcio Berni (ABTCP): Best manufacturer of machines and equipment for pulp production

Södra Cell Mörrum - Target: Zero fossil fuels

Södra Cell is one of those far-sighted northern European pulp producers that is constantly looking for ways to become fossil-fuel free and to make high-grade products in the most environmentally sound ways possible. ANDRITZ recently aided Södra Cell towards its sustainability target by supplying the latest in evaporation plant technology to its Mörrum mill in southern Sweden.

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Henan Tianbang: Taking Control

Henan Tianbang Group Paper Company takes enormous pride in the quality of its fine paper products that are known and used all over China, as well as being exported around the world. When the company decided to end its dependence on market pulp and produce its own mechanical pulp, ANDRITZ was the first to be called.

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A day in the life of Ilkka Poikolainen

Workplace: Metsä Group’s Äänekoski bioproduct mill, Finland; Position: Vice President of the bioproduct mill Metsä Group gave permission to the SPECTRUM editorial team in early October 2018 to share a DAY IN THE LIFE of Ilkka Poikolainen, Vice President of the bioproduct mill in Äänekoski.

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HELIOS shines bright at SCA Östrand

The largest engineering project northern Sweden has ever seen was completed recently with the doubling of capacity at SCA Östrand’s softwood kraft pulp mill. The project – named Helios after the God of the Sun in Greek mythology – is now setting a new global benchmark in high-performance pulp production. ANDRITZ supplied some of the latest key technology to the completely rebuilt mill.

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