Andritz receives order to upgrade pulp line 2 at CMPC's Santa Fe mill in Chile

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Andritz receives order to upgrade pulp line 2 at CMPC's Santa Fe mill in Chile

June 09, 2010 - 20:34

GRAZ, Austria, June 10, 2010 (Press Release) -International technology Group Andritz will deliver the equipment for a capacity increase of line 2 at CMPC Celulosa's Santa Fe mill, Chile.

The scope of supply includes a new eucalyptus debarking and chipping line, as well as equipment for and modifications to the existing fiberline, pulp drying line, and white liquor plant, all supplied on an EPC basis in 2006 by Andritz's business area Pulp & Paper. The order value amounts to approximately 40 MEUR; start-up of the upgraded line 2 in the Santa Fe mill is scheduled for September 2011.

The original design capacity of line 2 was 780,000 t/a, and the modification and new equipment will enable CMPC to produce 1,126,000 t/a of prime grade market pulp. Andritz received the order to upgrade the existing Andritz recovery boiler necessary to support this capacity increase in October 2009.