International technology Group Andritz has received an order from Iggesund Paperboard to install a complete press section for the board machine 2 at the Workington mill, England. Start-up is scheduled for the second quarter of 2016.
Andritz will deliver a turnkey new press section, including a PrimePress X shoe press and a new PrimeFeeder for tail threading from press section to dryer section. The scope of supply also includes a new press pulper, field instrumentation, machine control systems, electrification, and new press section drives. The new press section will increase production capacity and improve energy efficiency, runability, and product quality. The Workington mill produces high-performance paperboard used for consumer packaging and graphical products.