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Andritz to Supply Wet Lap Plant Rebuild for Kimberly-Clark in Germany

Andritz twin wire press The scope of supply from Andritz includes a rebuild of the 1.2 meter wide twin wire press and heavy-duty press.

July 6, 2016 - Andritz announced that it has received an order from Kimberly-Clark GmbH to supply components for a rebuild of the wet lap plant at K-C's Coblenz mill in Germany.

The Coblenz mill produces pulp from wastepaper, which is then used to make various sanitary papers. The focus of the rebuild, which is to be completed in December 2016, is to increase the plant capacity and enhance operating reliability.

The scope of supply includes a rebuild of the 1.2 meter wide twin wire press and heavy-duty press. A floating wedge zone, a new filtrate drainage design, grooved stainless steel pre-press rolls, a pressure loading device for the drive rolls, and a new drive system are to be installed in the twin wire press. At the heavy-duty press, the frame will be replaced and a new drive system installed.

The scope of supply also includes supervision of erection work and start-up.

Andritz Pulp & Paper is a global supplier of equipment, systems and services for the production and processing of all types of pulps, paper, tissue, and board. To learn more, please visit: www.andritz.com

SOURCE: Andritz