Award of this contract to Andritz was announced in July 2019; however, the name of the customer remained confidential at that time.
December 19, 2019
Andritz has received an order from Bracell to supply energy-efficient and environmentally friendly pulp production technologies and key process equipment for Bracell’s Project “STAR” in Lençóis Paulista, in the state of São Paulo, Brazil. Start-up of the production line is scheduled for the third quarter of 2021.
Andritz will provide four of the six most important process islands in the pulp mill, which are to be supplied on EPCC (Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Civil Construction) basis. The order would include a complete wood processing plant, a high energy kraft recovery boilers (HERB Recovery Boiler) with high steam parameters of 101 bar(a) and 515°C to maximize power generation, an environmentally friendly hardwood fiber lines and a new innovative EvoDry Pulp Drying System with energy-efficient pulp drying based on the high-capacity twin wire former technology.