International technology group Andritz has received an order from Sichuan Huaqiao Fenghuang Paper Co. Ltd. to supply a patented combi-pulping system for its mill in Guanghan, Deyang City, Sichuan Province, China. Start-up is scheduled for the third quarter of 2023.
The technological solution provided by Andritz will be the first of its kind in China and combines Andritz FibreFlow drum pulping, LC (low consistency) pulping, and HD cleaning in one innovative system. The new combi-pulping system provides the advantages of both pulping technologies to enable an exceptional design capacity of 2,200 t/d at superior slushing performance, low energy consumption and fiber loss, as well as highest operational availability. It will be part of production line PM2 and process LOCC (Local Old Corrugated Containers) for production of liner board.
Liu Jinwei, Deputy General Manager, Sichuan Huaqiao Fenghuang Paper Company, says: “Our experiences with the Andritz approach flow system at our PM1 have been very positive. At the same time, we are impressed by the combi-pulping innovation and its successfully operating references in Malaysia and Vietnam. We have set very challenging targets as to capacity, flexibility and final pulp quality and believe that the Andritz technology is the best solution on the market to achieve these goals.”
Sichuan Huaqiao Fenghuang Paper Co. Ltd. is a subsidiary of the Huaqiao Fenghuang Group, a multinational enterprise focusing on various business areas, such as agriculture, industrial manufacturing, real estate, commerce, finance, international investment, and trade. The Sichuan Huaqiao Fenghuang Paper Company is active in various business segments, such as papermaking, plastic packaging, and recovery of renewable resources.