(PRESS RELEASE) GRAZ, 24-Nov-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — ANDRITZ GROUP, Austria-based international technology group active in the supplies of plants, equipment, systems and services across multiple industries, announces that it has successfully completed the start-up of a pressurized refining system supplied to Biyang Huifeng Wood Industry Board Co., Ltd. at its MDF production plant in Biyang, Henan province, China.
With the new ANDRITZ pressurized refining system, the customer is capable of processing poplar wood chips as raw material. The heart of the new system is the innovative ANDRITZ 54-1CP refiner, which features high energy efficiency. The scope of supply also included a maintenance-friendly 20” discharger with the latest C-feeder concept, a compensator and a proven 20” ribbon feeder.
Weng Duansheng, Vice General Manager at Biyang Huifeng, says, “The excellent operation of our first pressurized refining system installed by ANDRITZ in our Jiangsu mill convinced us to trust once more in the know-how of ANDRITZ’s panelboard experts. The successful and timely start-up of our new line has proven that our decision was the right one.”
Michael Rupp, Vice President for Panelboard Systems at the ANDRITZ Paper, Fiber and Recycling Division, adds, “We always aim to continuously optimize our technology and services for our customers. Thus, it’s a pleasure to work with a forward-thinking customer like Biyang Huifeng, who values our efforts.”
Successful start-up of the new pressurized refining system in Biyang once again demonstrates ANDRITZ’s strong position in the Chinese panelboard industry, with more than 180 installations.
Biyang Huifeng Wood Industry Board was established in 2017 and is mainly active in the wood-working and panelboard industry.
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International technology group ANDRITZ 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.
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 production, flue gas cleaning plants, 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.
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