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Andritz to supply FibreFlow drum FFD pulper for Metsä Tissue's PM 5 in Kreuzau, Germany

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Andritz to supply FibreFlow drum FFD pulper for Metsä Tissue's PM 5 in Kreuzau, Germany

August 17, 2016 - 00:54

GRAZ, Austria, Aug. 17, 2016 (Press Release) -International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Metsä Tissue GmbH, Germany to supply a FibreFlow drum FFD pulper for its tissue paper machine PM 5 in Kreuzau, Germany.

The latest-generation drum pulper from ANDRITZ ensures gentle waste paper slushing, high fiber yield, and reliable operation. The scope of supply also includes erection supervision and training as well as start-up and commissioning, which are scheduled for March 2017.

The new drum pulper for the PM5 deinking line will process mixed office waste as well as sorted colored ledger for the manufacture of high-quality tissue products and provide sufficient flexibility for the use of other waste paper types with a higher degree of contamination. This drum pulper has sufficient capacity to additionally process the waste paper raw material of tissue machine PM 4.

ANDRITZ's 40 years of experience in drum pulping with more than 200 FibreFlow drum installations worldwide were decisive for Metsä Tissue to place the order with ANDRITZ.

Metsä Tissue GmbH is one of the market leaders in Germany for the production of high-end sanitary products.


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 almost 25,000 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 pulps, 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 board; 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, production equipment for biofuel (second generation), biomass torrefaction equipment, plants for the production of nonwovens, dissolving pulp, plastic films, and panelboards (MDF), and recycling plants are also allocated to the business area.