Andritz to supply pressurized refining system to Sonae Arauco's mill in Meppen, Germany
October 13, 2023
Andritz will supply a pressurized refining system to Sonae Arauco Deutschland GmbH's mill in Meppen, Germany, to produce wood-based insulation products. The new line will process a mixture of wood chips from different types of timber to produce insulation boards for the construction industries. Start-up is scheduled for 2025.
At the heart of the new line will be a highly efficient pressurized refining system featuring a proven 44-1CP single disc refiner and a 14" plug screw feeder to ensure improved fiber quality with reduced electrical and thermal energy consumption. The scope of supply also includes a C-feeder and a pressurized digester with counterflow and steam regulation system.
With 23 industrial and commercial units in 9 countries and about 2,600 employees, Sonae Arauco is one of the world's largest producers of wood-based panels.
Andritz Pulp & Paper provides sustainable technology, automation, and service solutions for the production of all types of pulp, paper, board and tissue.