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ANDRITZ to supply tissue machine with the world’s largest steel Yankee to Brazil

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International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Carta Fabril to supply a PrimeLineST W22 tissue machine with steel Yankee and steam-heated hood for its mill in Anápolis, Brazil. Start-up is scheduled for January 2019.

The PrimeDry Steel Yankee delivered by ANDRITZ has a diameter of 22 ft. and thus is the largest for tissue worldwide. The combination with the steam-heated hood enables efficient drying with substantial energy savings and safe operation. The steam-heated hood is equipped with an innovative automatic cleaning system and a dust removal system. The order also includes the complete stock preparation plant, which processes 100% short fiber (Eucalyptus).  

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The ANDRITZ tissue machine has a design speed of 2,100 m/min and a width of 5.55 m. It will use 100% renewable energy generated from biomass and converted into steam.

The order for the world’s first tissue machine with a 22 ft. steel Yankee confirms ANDRITZ PULP & PAPER’s strong position as one of the global market leaders for supply of complete tissue production lines, key components, and services, and as the right partner for innovative solutions and unique records.

Carta Fabril ranks among the key players in the Brazilian tissue business, covering the complete product range of tissue papers. The company targets “green production” by minimizing liquid and solid waste, effluents, and CO2 emissions.

ANDRITZ is a globally leading supplier of plants, equipment, and services for hydropower stations, the pulp and paper industry, the metalworking and steel industries, and for solid/liquid separation in the municipal and industrial sectors. The publicly listed technology Group is headquartered in Graz, Austria, and has a staff of approximately 25,700 employees. ANDRITZ operates over 250 sites worldwide.

ANDRITZ PULP & PAPER is a leading global supplier of equipment, systems, and services for the production and processing of all types of pulp, paper, tissue, and cardboard. The technologies cover the processing of logs, annual fibers, and waste paper; the production of chemical pulp, mechanical pulp, and recycled fibers; the recovery and reuse of chemicals; the preparation of paper machine furnish; the production of paper, tissue, and cardboard; the calendering and coating of paper; as well as treatment of reject materials and sludge. The service range includes modernization, rebuilds, spare and wear parts, service and maintenance, as well as machine transfer and second-hand equipment. Biomass, steam, and recovery boilers, as well as gasification plants for power generation, flue gas cleaning plants, plants for the production of nonwovens, dissolving pulp, and panelboards (MDF), as well as recycling plants are also allocated to the business area.

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