Start-up is scheduled for the third quarter of 2023.
The highly energy-saving stock preparation system will have a design capacity of 2,000 bdmt/d and will process 100% LOCC (Local Old Corrugated Container) for the production of high-quality packaging paper.
The ANDRITZ equipment will enable highest production performance and conservation of resources. These ambitious goals will be achieved with a well-developed line setup, a highly efficient drum pulping system and a range of Prime stock preparation products.
An ANDRITZ FibreFlow drum pulping system will ensure premium accept quality, gentle slushing, and efficient removal of contaminants at minimum fiber loss. Energy-saving and maintenance friendly PrimeScreen F screens and PrimeFilter D disc filters, as well as an ultra-high dispersing system that enables at a consistency of up to 40%, will achieve substantial savings in steam consumption and superior fiber strength development.
With the delivery of this FibreFlow drum pulper, ANDRITZ will have supplied more than 30 drum pulpers to Nine Dragons.
Nine Dragons Paper (ndpaper.com) is part of the Nine Dragons Paper Group, an important global player in the pulp and paper industry with mills in China, Vietnam, Malaysia, and the United States. The group primarily produces linerboard, high-performance corrugating medium, coated duplex board, and printing and writing paper.
About ANDRITZ GROUP
International technology group ANDRITZ (andritz.com) offers a broad portfolio of innovative plants, equipment, systems and services for the pulp and paper industry, the hydropower sector, the metals processing and forming industry, pumps, solid/liquid separation in the municipal and industrial sectors, as well as animal feed and biomass pelleting. Plants for power generation, flue gas cleaning, recycling, and the production of nonwovens and panelboard complete the global product and service offering. Innovative products and services in the industrial digitalization sector are offered under the brand name Metris and help customers to make their plants more user-friendly, efficient and profitable. The publicly listed group has around 26,800 employees and more than 280 locations in over 40 countries.
About ANDRITZ PULP & PAPER
ANDRITZ Pulp & Paper provides equipment, systems, complete plants and services for the production of all types of pulp, paper, board and tissue. The technologies and services focus on maximum utilization of raw materials, increased production efficiency and sustainability as well as lower overall operating costs. Boilers for power generation, flue gas cleaning systems, plants for the production of nonwovens and panelboard (MDF), as well as recycling and shredding solutions for various waste materials also form a part of this business area. State-of-the-art IIoT technologies as part of Metris digitalization solutions complete the comprehensive product offering.