Andritz to Deliver Wood Processing Line for Stora Enso's Mechanical Pulp Mill in China

Part of Andritz delivery includes a horizontally fed HHQ-Chipper. Photo courtesy Andritz.

June 19, 2014 - Andritz said that it has received an order from Stora Enso Packaging, China, to supply a complete wood handling line for a greenfield mechanical pulp plant and board machine in Guangxi Province, China.

Start-up of the wood processing line is scheduled for the beginning of 2016.

The raw material for the mill will be forest-debarked plantation wood.

Andritz's scope of supply includes the main systems for wood intake and washing, chipping (with unique, horizontally fed HHQ-Chipper), chip storage and reclaiming, chip screening, chip conveying systems to the BCTMP mill, as well as bark and fines handling. The design flow of the chipping line is 120 m3 sub (solid under bark)/h to enable 725 adt/d of BCTMP pulp production. The covered silo will be able to house 16,000 m3 of chips.

In addition to the equipment and machinery, Andritz will provide erection supervision, training, and start-up services.

The design capacity of the board machine, which will produce several grades from eucalyptus mechanical pulp, is 450,000 air-dried tons per year. Initial design capacity of the BCTMP plant is 725 air-dried tons per day.

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SOURCE: Andritz