Graz, Austria 02 October 2018 -- International technology Group ANDRITZ and ARAUCO signed a letter of award for supply of major technologies and equipment for the modernization and extension of the ARAUCO pulp mill in Chile.
The order value for ANDRITZ is in the range of around 300 million Euros.
For the new 1.5 million tons/yr bleached eucalyptus kraft (BEK) pulp line, ANDRITZ will supply - on an EPS basis - the woodyard, fiberline, white liquor plant and evaporation system.
ANDRITZ is a globally leading supplier of plants, equipment, and services for hydropower stations, the pulp and paper industry, the metal working and steel industries, and for solid/liquid separation in the municipal and industrial segments. Other important fields of business are animal feed and biomass pelleting, as well as automation, where ANDRITZ offers a wide range of innovative products and services in the IIoT (Industrial Internet of Things) sector under the brand name of Metris. In addition, the international technology Group is active in power generation (steam boiler plants, biomass power plants, recovery boilers, and gasification plants) and environmental technology (flue gas cleaning plants) and offers equipment for the production of nonwovens, dissolving pulp, and panelboard, as well as recycling plants.
A passion for innovative technology, absolute customer focus, reliability, and integrity are the central values to which ANDRITZ commits. The listed Group is headquartered in Graz, Austria. With over 160 years of experience, 26,000 employees, and more than 250 locations in over 40 countries worldwide, ANDRITZ is a reliable and competent partner and helps its customers to achieve their corporate and sustainability goals.