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ANDRITZ to increase mechanical pulp production at Dezhou Taiding with another high-performance line

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International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from Dezhou Taiding New Material Science and Technology Co., Ltd., China, to deliver a second chemi-thermomechanical (P-RC APMP) line to the mill in Pingyuan County, Dezhou City, Shandong Province, China. The ANDRITZ fiberline already installed at the mill supplies the company’s paper machines producing printing and writing paper and board grades. It has been operating successfully since 2021.

Zhang Qingchao, Vice General Manager of Production, Dezhou Taiding, says: “The ANDRITZ P-RC APMP line at our mill has consistently shown top fiber quality, remarkably low energy and chemical consumption, and high operational reliability. It was clear for us to partner with ANDRITZ again for our capacity increase.”

The new line with a capacity of 400 admt/d will process poplar wood chips into high-quality mechanical pulp. ANDRITZ will furnish the fiberline with its state-of-the-art key equipment, covering all stages from chip washing to pulp storage. The scope of supply also comprises the basic engineering and on-site services including installation, commissioning, and start-up supervision. Start-up is scheduled for the beginning of 2025.

ANDRITZ PrimeMSD Impressafiner and vertical Impregnator running in Taiding mill. Photo AndritzANDRITZ PrimeMSD Impressafiner and vertical Impregnator running in Taiding mill. Photo Andritz

Dezhou Taiding is a joint-stock company focusing on the pulp production, papermaking and thermo-electricity business. It is one of the most important players in the paper industry in the Shandong region, China.


International technology group ANDRITZ offers a broad portfolio of innovative plants, equipment, systems, services and digital solutions for a wide range of industries and end markets. Sustainability is an integral part of the company’s business strategy and corporate culture. With its extensive portfolio of sustainable products and solutions, ANDRITZ aims to make the greatest possible contribution to a sustainable future and help its customers achieve their sustainability goals. ANDRITZ is a global market leader in all four of its business areas – Pulp & Paper, Metals, Hydro and Separation. Technological leadership and global presence are cornerstones of the group’s strategy, which is focused on long-term profitable growth. The publicly listed group has around 30,000 employees and over 280 locations in more than 40 countries.


ANDRITZ Pulp & Paper provides sustainable technology, automation, and service solutions for the production of all types of pulp, paper, board and tissue. The technologies and services focus on increased production efficiency, lower overall operating costs as well as innovative decarbonization strategies and autonomous plant operation.

The product portfolio also includes boilers for power generation, flue gas cleaning systems, various nonwoven technologies, and panelboard (MDF) production systems. With waste-to-value recycling, shredding and energy solutions, waste and by-product streams from production are converted into valuable secondary raw materials as well as into sustainable resources for energy generation. State-of-the-art IIoT technologies as part of Metris digitalization solutions complete the comprehensive product offering.

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