ANDRITZ to Reconfigure and Upgrade Softwood CTMP Line in China

Oct. 13, 2011 - ANDRITZ has been awarded an order by Xinxiang Xinya Group Co., Ltd. (Henan Xinhai Paper Co. Ltd.) to supply key equipment, a new automation system, and services for the upgrade of a softwood CTMP line which was transferred from Canada to China.

According to Andritz, the pulp produced will be used primarily for board grades. However, the line also provides for the possibility to produce printing and writing grades in the future. The line capacity is 700 tons per day.

Start-up of the new line is scheduled for the end of 2012.