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Andritz to supply stock preparation equipment to Russia

Austria-headed international technology group Andritz AG has announced that it has received an order from Segezha Pulp and Paper Mill, a member of the Segezha Group (part of PJSC Sistema), to supply stock preparation equipment for its mill in Segezha, Republic of Karelia, Russia.

Andritz AG has received an order from Segezha Pulp and Paper Mill, a member of the Segezha Group (part of PJSC Sistema), to supply stock preparation equipment for its mill in Segezha, Republic of Karelia, Russia (photo courtesy Andritz).

According to a statement, the new system will feature a capacity of 350 bdmt/d and process bleached market pulp bales to produce a new final product – white high-porosity sack paper.

The scope of supply, the value of which has not been disclosed, comprises the bale feeding line with a manual dewiring station, an Andritz FibreSolve FSV pulper for efficient slushing, a ModuScreen CP protection screen, as well as the complete control and electrification system.

Start-up is scheduled for the beginning of 2021. With the start-up of the new line, the Segezha Group will be the first producer of high-porosity sack paper in Russia. The entire production volume will be supplied to the company’s own converting facilities.

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