International technology Group Andritz has received an order from the Indian newsprint producer Nepa Ltd. to supply a complete deinking line. Start-up of the new line in Madhya Pradesh is scheduled for mid-2016.
Nepa is one of the leading newsprint producers in India and operates two paper machines with a total annual capacity of approximately 88,000 tons. The company produces standard and economy quality newsprint and will expand its product offerings to writing and printing paper grades after installation of the new Andritz deinking system. The deinking line capacity will be 300 tons per day, processing old newsprint and old magazine grades, sorted office paper, mixed office waste, and coated book stock.
The state-of-the-art deinking plant is designed for environmentally friendly and cost-effective operations and will enable Nepa to produce consistent paper quality with higher brightness paper grades to meet customer expectations.