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Andritz to Supply Pulping Line to Greenfield Mill in China

Aug. 28, 2006 - Andritz said that it has received an order from Hunan Tiger Forest & Paper Group Co., Ltd., Changsha, Hunan Province, China to supply the main equipment and technologies for the Tiger Group's greenfield pulp mill in Huaihua, Hunan Province.

The value of the order is about 100 MEUR, Andritz said.

According to Andritz, the new mill will produce 400,000 ADMT per year of bleached kraft pulp. The raw material consists of 70% softwood (masson pine and fir) and 30% hardwood (alder, poplar, eucalyptus, etc.).

Start-up of the mill is scheduled for the first quarter of 2008.

Andritz's scope of supply will include the systems for wood handling, cooking, washing, screening, bleaching, pulp drying, bale handling, and chemical recovery (evaporation, combustion, and white liquor production).

SOURCE: Andritz




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