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ANDRITZ to supply complete OCC line to United Paper, Thailand

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International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from United Paper Public Company Limited (“United Paper”) to supply a complete OCC line for its mill in Prachinburi, Thailand. Start-up is scheduled for the second quarter of 2022.

ANDRITZ will supply the main equipment – from pulping to the storage tower – featuring the following technological highlights:

  • LC pulping system comprising a FibreSolve FSR pulper with newly designed rotor and TrashWell standpipe for efficient reject removal as well as state-of-the-art detrashing machinery. The new pulping system not only enables excellent slushing of the raw material at minimum fiber loss, but also focuses on efficient separation and removal of rejects with highest availability.
  • Innovative PrimeScreens X for screening and fractionation with new PrimeRotors for superior screening performance, savings in energy consumption by up to 25% as well as fast and easy maintenance.

ANDRITZ FibreSolve FSR pulper with new rotor design “Photo: ANDRITZ”.ANDRITZ FibreSolve FSR pulper with new rotor design “Photo: ANDRITZ”.

The new OCC line will have a design capacity of 550 bdmt/d and process a mixture of AOCC and LOCC to produce linerboard. The scope of supply also includes the detailed engineering and supervision of installation, commissioning and start-up.

Wachara Chinsettawong, Deputy Managing Director, United Paper, says: “The benefits related to energy savings and maintenance as well as the excellent performance we are having from the first line that ANDRITZ delivered to us were the main reasons for our decision to trust in ANDRITZ once more.”

This order once again strengthens ANDRITZ’s leading position as a supplier of OCC lines in Thailand.

United Paper Public Company Limited was founded in 2004 and is an important producer of various kraft paper grades for linerboard and corrugated medium.

ANDRITZ GROUP

International technology group ANDRITZ offers a broad portfolio of innovative plants, equipment, systems and services for the pulp and paper industry, the hydropower sector, the metals processing and forming industry, pumps, solid/liquid separation in the municipal and industrial sectors, as well as animal feed and biomass pelleting. Plants for power generation, flue gas cleaning, recycling, and the production of nonwovens and panelboard complete the global product and service offering. Innovative products and services in the industrial digitalization sector are offered under the brand name Metris and help customers to make their plants more user-friendly, efficient and profitable. The publicly listed group has around 26,950 employees and more than 280 locations in over 40 countries.

ANDRITZ PULP & PAPER

ANDRITZ Pulp & Paper provides equipment, systems, complete plants and services for the production of all types of pulp, paper, board and tissue. The technologies and services focus on maximum utilization of raw materials, increased production efficiency and sustainability as well as lower overall operating costs. Boilers for power generation, flue gas cleaning systems, plants for the production of nonwovens and panelboard (MDF), as well as recycling and shredding solutions for various waste materials also form a part of this business area. State-of-the-art IIoT technologies as part of Metris digitalization solutions complete the comprehensive product offering.

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