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Meppen, Lower Saxony, Germany, 2023/10/12 - International technology group ANDRITZ will supply a pressurized refining system to Sonae Arauco Deutschland GmbH’s mill in Meppen, Germany, to produce wood-based insulation products - SonaeArauco.com / ANDRITZ.com. Reuters: ANDR.VI
This will be the 15th insulation board production line equipped with an ANDRITZ pressurized refining system, confirming ANDRITZ’s strong position in the industry.
The new line will process a mixture of wood chips from different types of timber to produce insulation boards for the construction industries. Start-up is scheduled for 2025.
Bernd Runge, Construction System Project Manager, Sonae Arauco Deutschland, says: “The fiber preparation systems from ANDRITZ offer significant economic and environmental benefits. We are confident that ANDRITZ's advanced technology will meet our requirements and ensure the production of high-quality insulation products.”
At the heart of the new line will be a highly efficient pressurized refining system featuring a proven 44-1CP single disc refiner and a 14” plug screw feeder to ensure improved fiber quality with reduced electrical and thermal energy consumption. The scope of supply also includes a C-feeder and a pressurized digester with counterflow and steam regulation system.
With 23 industrial and commercial units in 9 countries and about 2,600 employees, Sonae Arauco (sonaearauco.com) is one of the world’s largest producers of wood-based panels.
About ANDRITZ GROUP
International technology group ANDRITZ (andritz.com) offers a broad portfolio of innovative plants, equipment, systems, services and digital solutions for a wide range of industries and end markets. Sustainability is an integral part of the company’s business strategy and corporate culture. With its extensive portfolio of sustainable products and solutions, ANDRITZ aims to make the greatest possible contribution to a sustainable future and help its customers achieve their sustainability goals. ANDRITZ is a global market leader in all four of its business areas Pulp & Paper, Metals, Hydro and Separation. Technological leadership and global presence are cornerstones of the group’s strategy, which is focused on long-term profitable growth. The publicly listed group has around 29,900 employees and over 280 locations in more than 40 countries.
About ANDRITZ PULP & PAPER
ANDRITZ Pulp & Paper provides sustainable technology, automation, and service solutions for the production of all types of pulp, paper, board and tissue. The technologies and services focus on increased production efficiency, lower overall operating costs as well as innovative decarbonization strategies and autonomous plant operation.
The product portfolio also includes boilers for power generation, flue gas cleaning systems, various nonwoven technologies, and panelboard (MDF) production systems. With waste-to-value recycling, shredding and energy solutions, waste and by-product streams from production are converted into valuable secondary raw materials as well as into sustainable resources for energy generation. State-of-the-art IIoT technologies as part of Metris digitalization solutions complete the comprehensive product offering.