Andritz to supply high energy recovery boiler for Holmen's Iggesund mill in Sweden

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Andritz to supply high energy recovery boiler for Holmen's Iggesund mill in Sweden

June 01, 2010 - 21:19
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GRAZ, Austria, June 2, 2010 (Press Release) -International technology Group Andritz has been awarded an order by Holmen AB's subsidiary Iggesund Paperboard to supply a 2,400 t/dHigh Energy Recovery Boiler (HERB) to the Iggesund mill in Sweden.

In terms of its power-to-heat ratio, the new boiler will be the most efficient recovery boiler in the world. Start-up of the boiler will be in the second quarter of 2012.

The new boiler will increase Iggesund's electricity production from 210 to 520 GWh/a. The investment is part of an energy efficiency program to make the Iggesund mill energy self-sufficient. The investment will also provide the conditions for the mill to operate without using any fossil fuels.

Andritz Pulp & Paper's delivery also includes process and building instrumentation and electrification for the boiler, process control systems for the boiler island, as well as process simulator and process control solutions.