Dec. 21, 2023 - ANDRITZ has received an order from Papel Prensa S.A. to supply a complete old corrugated containers (OCC) line including a reject handling system to its mill in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
In its initial production phase, the new line will process 180 t/d of local OCC.
According to ANDRITZ, the line's processing capacity can be easily increased through a minor adjustment to configuration to support the expected rise in pulp demand for the production of corrugated paper. The new line will provide high pulp quality at cost-efficient and resource-saving operation, with the latest technology available.
Diego Colabardini, CEO of Papel Prensa, said, "Our goal is to produce top-quality paper while reducing our environmental footprint through the efficient use of energy and natural resources, based on our strategy of promoting circular economy in a sustainable business. ANDRITZ's advanced technology and extensive experience in pulping will help us achieve this goal."
ANDRITZ's scope of supply includes:
Start-up of the new line is scheduled for 2024.
Papel Prensa is a leading Argentinean paper manufacturing company with the country´s highest paper production volume. The company specializes in the production of newsprint, printing paper, and packaging paper.
ANDRITZ Pulp & Paper provides sustainable technology, automation, and service solutions for the production of all types of pulp, paper, board and tissue.
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