Andritz has received an order from the Chinese pulp and paper producer Liansheng Pulp&Paper to supply the most value-adding and resource-saving technologies for a new pulp mill in Zhangzhou, Fujian province, China.
Andritz will supply state-of-the-art and environmentally friendly technologies for all main process islands in the fiber production and the chemical recovery plant, thus strongly supporting Liansheng Pulp&Paper in reaching its sustainability and financial goals. Start-up is scheduled for mid-2024 and the scope of supply will include a chip handling system consisting of eight chip storage and screening systems with a 360° stacker. Stackers will have a capacity of 387,000 m3 each and are the largest in the world, according to the supplier.
The entire fibre line will be fully equipped with Compact Press washing machine technology. Two screening systems will also be delivered for the pulp drying line and for the wet laminating and papermaking machines.
According to Andritz, the biomass gasification plant will be the largest of its kind in the world to feed a lime kiln burner.
The scope of supply includes the CFB gasification plant with biomass and ash handling systems, and a belt dryer.
The biomass feed will be a mixture of eucalyptus, acacia and bark chips.