Pöyry Awarded Engineering Contract for APRIL's New Paper Machine Project in Indonesia

APRIL will construct a third paper mill facility for PM3 at its Pangkalan Kerinci site in Riau Province, Indonesia. The new machine will add about 330,000 tonnes of papermaking capacity to APRIl's annual output.

Oct. 8, 2015 - Pöyry said that it has been awarded a detailed engineering services assignment from APRIL for the fine paper machine project in Pangkalan Kerinci site in Riau Province, Indonesia. The assignment covers detailed engineering services for the new paper machine and Balance of Plant (BOP).

The value of the contract was not disclosed.

Start-up of the new machine, which will produce digital-ready fine papers, is scheduled for the third quarter of 2016, Pöyry said.

APRIL Group is one of the largest of pulp and paper producers in the world.

"The global demand for digital paper products continues to grow and APRIL aims to ensure we remain in position to leverage this opportunity,” said Tony Wenas, Managing Director of APRIL Group Indonesia. “Our product, PaperOne, offers the high quality that the digital market needs and is made from 100% renewable fiber from certified plantations.

“This investment will enable us to bring PaperOne to more and bigger markets while also responding to opportunities for product diversification," Wenas added.

Pöyry is an international consulting and engineering company. To learn more, please visit: www.poyry.com.

SOURCE: Pöyry

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