GRAZ, Austria, Sept. 26, 2019 (Press Release) -ANDRITZ Brasil Ltda., part of international technology Group ANDRITZ, has received the best manufacturer award in two categories of this year’s ABTCP “Best of of the Pulp & Paper Industry Award”:
- Machines and equipment for pulp production (for the fifth consecutive year)
- Equipment and systems for liquor recovery and energy generation (for the second consecutive year)
These awards, which are considered as the most important in the South American pulp and paper sector, are based on expert assessments as well as on votes by customers, suppliers and other stakeholders in the Brazilian pulp and paper industry.
Every year, ABTCP (Associação Brasileira Técnica de Celulose e Papel – the Brazilian Pulp and Paper Technical Association) honors companies that have contributed substantially to technological developments in the pulp and paper industry and thus to increasing productivity and competitiveness in this sector.
ANDRITZ Brasil has 400 employees located in Cuasritiba, Araucária, Belo Horizonte and Serra and is the ANDRITZ GROUP’s “South American hub”, with focus on pulp and paper technologies and services. Over the past ten years, ANDRITZ has obtained a leading position in the Brazilian pulp market due the continuous technological developments, improved workflows and a dedicated local organization that has enabled on-time deliveries and shown extraordinary performance in project execution. The ANDRITZ GROUP has around 2,850 employees in Brazil.
ANDRITZ is an international technology group providing plants, systems, equipment, and services for various industries. The company is one of the technology and global market leaders in the hydropower business, the pulp and paper industry, the metal working and steel industries, and in solid/liquid separation in the municipal and industrial segments. Other important fields of business are animal feed and biomass pelleting, as well as automation, where ANDRITZ offers a wide range of innovative products and services in the IIoT (Industrial Internet of Things) sector under the brand name of Metris. In addition, the company is active in power generation (steam boiler plants, biomass power plants, recovery boilers, and gasification plants) and environmental technology (flue gas and exhaust gas cleaning plants) and offers equipment for the production of nonwovens, dissolving pulp, and panelboard, as well as recycling plants.
ANDRITZ stands for passion, partnership, perspectives and versatility – core values to which the company is committed. The listed Group is headquartered in Graz, Austria. With almost 170 years of experience, approximately 29,600 employees, and more than 280 locations in over 40 countries worldwide, ANDRITZ is a reliable and competent partner and helps its customers to achieve their corporate and sustainability goals.
ANDRITZ PULP & PAPER
ANDRITZ Pulp & Paper is a leading global supplier of complete plants, systems, equipment, and comprehensive services for the production and processing of all types of pulp, paper, board, and tissue. The technologies cover processing of logs, annual fibers, and waste paper; production of chemical pulp, mechanical pulp, and recycled fibers; recovery and reuse of chemicals; preparation of paper machine furnish; production of paper, board, and tissue; sizing, calendering and coating of paper; as well as treatment of reject materials and sludge. The service offering includes system and machine modernization, rebuilds, spare and wear parts, on-site and workshop services, optimization of process performance, maintenance and automation solutions, as well as machine relocation and second-hand equipment. Biomass, steam and recovery boilers for power production, gasification and flue gas cleaning plants, systems and plants for the production of nonwovens and absorbent hygiene products, dissolving pulp, and panelboard (MDF), as well as recycling and shredding solutions for various waste materials also form a part of this business area.