Pöyry has been awarded the engineering, procurement and construction contract for a tall oil plant by Zellstoff Pöls AG in Austria. The value of the contract is about EUR 1.6 million and it will be executed over a period of eleven months.
The assignment comprises a 2.5 t/h crude tall oil plant with auxiliaries based on the HDS® (Hydro Dynamic Separation) technology, which is Pöyry´s proprietary know-how. Similar technology based equipment has already been installed in the 20 most modern pulp mills in Europe, the USA, Canada and China. The plant has high yield, good availability and low maintenance costs and it produces high-quality crude tall oil.
Zellstoff Pöls AG is a member of the Heinzel Group and the mill is the largest manufacturer of high-quality elementary chlorinefree (ECF) bleached softwood sulphate pulp in Central and South-East Europe. It employs 380 people and has a capacity of 400 000 t/a of bleached softwood kraft pulp.