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Iggesund Paperboard to Upgrade Pulp Drying Line

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Andritz, Graz, Austria, has received an order from Iggesund Paperboard, Sweden, for a customized upgrade solution to itys pulp drying line, including a new shoe press and steam blow box, an overhaul of the airborne dryer, and safety improvements. 

The capacity increase in the drying area will support Iggesund Paperboard's goal to raise its total pulp capacity from 370,000 metric tpy to 420,000 metric tpy. The overall increase in capacity will be up to 40%. In addition, the Andritz upgrade will aim to enhance production stability and further reduce energy costs.

Iggesund Paperboard is a member of the Holmen Group and a leading European producer of high-quality virgin fiber paperboard for use in the packaging and graphics sectors.

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