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Andritz has received an order from the Ilim Group to supply a wood processing plant

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Customer: Ilim Group 

Production: 75% of all domestically produced market pulp, 20% of board, and 10% of paper

Supplier: Andritz

Description: Andritz has received an order from the Ilim Group to supply a wood processing plant with two debarking and chipping lines, chip and bark handling equipment, and a SmartWoodyard advanced control system to the Koryazhma mill in the Arkhangelsk region, Russia. The new woodyard will replace existing woodroom and chip storage facilities, which have a pneumatic conveying system. The technology supplied will substantially contribute towards reducing emissions and operating costs, resulting in environmentally friendly, high-quality chip production and considerable savings in raw material.

Details: The Andritz scope of supply includes new debarking and chipping lines with: unique de-icing process for logs in the debarking drums; horizontally fed HHQ-Chipper; two HQ-Press bark presses; chip and bark handling equipment, including chip storage ; SmartWoodyard advanced control system, including Decision Support Wall (DSW) and process optimization system with smart sensors like WoodScan, BarkScan, ChipperEKG, CrusherEKG, and ScanChip wood chip analyzer.

Start-up: Start-up is scheduled for mid-2021.

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