ANDRITZ provides turnkey order for new tissue production line at MG TEC Industry’s Romanian mill

Successful start-up of the 2nd ANDRITZ tissue production line at MG TEC © ANDRITZ

(IN BRIEF) MG TEC Industry has successfully started the second complete tissue production line at its Dej, Romania-based mill. The turnkey order included a PrimeLineCOMPACT tissue machine, a complete stock preparation system, pumps, automation, hall ventilation, and electrification. The company aims to produce sustainable tissue products while keeping energy-efficient production and high-quality end products as key targets. The new tissue machine features a steel Yankee for energy-efficient drying, specially designed forming fabrics, a press felt for high dryness, and a suction pressure roll cover for efficient machine throughput. High-efficiency pumps and ANDRITZ Digital Solutions were also included in the scope of supply.

(PRESS RELEASE) GRAZ, 17-Apr-2023 — /EuropaWire/ —  ANDRITZ (VIE: ANDR), an international technology group based in Austria, announces that MG TEC Industry successfully launched its second complete tissue production line, supplied by ANDRITZ, at its mill located in Dej, Romania. The first line had been initiated in 2021. Dorin Mocan, the CEO of MG TEC Industry, expressed his satisfaction by saying, Energy-efficient production and perfect end-product quality – those were our key targets and together with ANDRITZ we achieved them. I am proud to hold the first tissue in my hands now.” Simion Buburuz, the Technical Manager of MG TEC Industry, also applauded the excellent on-site support provided by the ANDRITZ team in successfully meeting the challenging start-up schedule, stating, “With their great team on site and their support in all areas ANDRITZ perfectly met the challenging start-up schedule. Our second line was started up on the dot.” 

The turnkey order provided a complete stock preparation system, including an approach flow system and broke handling, along with a PrimeLineCOMPACT tissue machine, automation, hall ventilation, electrification, and pumps.

TwinFlo disc refiners in the stock preparation system allowed for the optimum development of fiber properties, while the ShortFlow concept enabled fast grade changes and high flexibility. The tissue machine, with a 1,900 m/min design speed and 2.85 m paper width, featured a steel Yankee for energy-efficient drying, specially designed forming fabrics, a press felt for high dryness, and a suction pressure roll cover for efficient machine throughput. Additionally, high-efficiency pumps and ANDRITZ Digital Solutions were supplied.

MG TEC Industry is a newly established company dedicated to innovation and sustainable tissue production.

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International technology group ANDRITZ 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 29,100 employees and over 280 locations in more than 40 countries.

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.

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