Andritz to supply stock preparation equipment for Arctic Paper's Kostrzyn mill in Poland

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Andritz to supply stock preparation equipment for Arctic Paper's Kostrzyn mill in Poland

July 13, 2010 - 23:31

GRAZ, Austria, July 14, 2010 (Press Release) -International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Arctic Paper Kostrzyn S.A to supply stock preparation components that will improve the quality of fine paper grades produced at the Kostrzyn mill, Poland; the pulp obtained is used to produce copy paper and offset paper. Start-up is scheduled for January 2011.

The scope of supply includes the complete ANDRITZ thick stock screening and ShortFlow blending system, as well as the paper machine approach system, including machine screens, the cleaner plant upgrade, and the new ShortFlow Deaeration system. ShortFlow Deaeration is an advanced solution for partial air removal that combines white water silo and conventional deaeration system in one unit.

The upgrade targets are improved paper quality from better pulp cleanliness and better paper stability by removing excess air from the white water. The order also includes site installation supervision, basic engineering, start-up, and training.