International technology group Andritz has received an order from Lipy Paper Mills Ltd. to supply wastepaper processing systems to the mill in Changine, Modonpur, Kanchpur, Sonargaon. These are the first Andritz RCF (Recycled Fiber) lines for Bangladesh. Start-up is scheduled for the third quarter in 2023. Andritz will supply key equipment for two RCF lines, featuring a total capacity of 150 t/d and processing LOCC (Local OCC) and MOW (Mixed Office Waste) as raw material for production of testliner, writing and printing paper.
Shahiar Hasan Khan, Deputy Managing Director, Lipy Paper Mills says: “Andritz convinced us because of its energy-saving technology for screening and flotation and its focus on minimum fiber loss. In addition, with the Ultra High Dispersion we’ll be able to keep steam demand at a low level. All these topics are strategic development targets for an aspiring company like Lipy Paper Mills.”
Lipy Paper Mills Ltd. is an aspiring company, established in 2016 by Lipy Group, a family-owned Bangladeshi enterprise and successful player in the paper market.