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ANDRITZ Signs Industrial Maintenance Contract with LD Celulose S.A. in Brazil

In this contract, the global leader and provider of technology and services will provide industrial maintenance services for the new mill of LD Cellulose in Indianópolis, Brazil. It will include management of industrial assets as well as predictive, preventive, and emergency maintenance activities.

April 07, 2021

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LD Celulose S.A in Indianópolis is one of the largest soluble cellulose plants in the world. Image: ANDRITZ

Sindus ANDRITZ Ltda., part of the international technology Group ANDRITZ, has received an order from LD Celulose S.A. to provide industrial maintenance services for their new mill in the city of Indianópolis, Brazil. The contract has a contract term of approximately six years and covers full maintenance of all mill areas.

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The Sindus ANDRITZ maintenance team will be responsible for mill-wide maintenance, including 24h management of industrial assets as well as predictive, preventive, and emergency maintenance activities during routine operations and shutdowns.

LD Celulose S.A. is a joint venture between the Austrian company Lenzing and the Brazilian company Duratex, formed to set up one of the largest plants for soluble cellulose in the world. With an investment of 5.2 billion Brazilian reais, the plant is being built in the Triângulo Mineiro, between the municipalities of Indianópolis and Araguari. When it goes into operation in 2022, the plant will produce 500,000 tons of soluble cellulose per year.

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