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ANDRITZ to Supply Kraft Paper Machine to Zellstoff Pöls in Austria

Zellstoff Pols Paper mache 2 (PM2) In 2013, Zellstoff Pöls started up Andritz-supplied PM2 (pictured above), which produces the company's brand of high quality, bleached kraft paper known as Starkraft used for bags, shopper, gift wrap or flexible packaging paper for the food and pharmaceutical industry or release base papers.

Jan. 19, 2018 - ANDRITZ has received an order from Zellstoff Pöls AG, Austria, to supply a large paper machine for the production of bleached kraft paper grades. At the Pöls location, the ANDRITZ PrimeLine MG plant will produce environmentally friendly MG paper for flexible packaging and release applications.

The new machine, PM3, will have an annual capacity of 100,000 tons and a design speed of 1,400 m/min.

The scope of supply includes the entire stock preparation line and approach flow system. A key component is the ANDRITZ Vertical Screw Thickener, which thickens the pulp efficiently from a consistency of 3% to between 25 - 30%.

The PrimeDry MG cylinder with a diameter of 24 ft (7.315 m) will be the largest of its kind worldwide.

ANDRITZ scope of supply also includes the automation equipment, an extensive range of services, and the basic and detail engineering.

Start-up is scheduled for mid-2019.

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:

SOURCE: Andritz

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