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EANS-News: ANDRITZ to supply High Energy Recovery Boiler for Holmen´s Iggesund mill, Sweden

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Graz (euro adhoc) - Graz, June 2, 2010. International technology Group ANDRITZ has been awarded an order by Holmen AB´s subsidiary Iggesund Paperboard to supply a 2,400 t/d High Energy Recovery Boiler (HERB) to the Iggesund mill in Sweden. In terms of its power-to-heat ratio, the new boiler will be the most efficient recovery boiler in the world. Start-up of the boiler will be in the second quarter of 2012.

The new boiler will increase Iggesund´s electricity production from 210 to 520 GWh/a. The investment is part of an energy efficiency program to make the Iggesund mill energy self-sufficient. The investment will also provide the conditions for the mill to operate without using any fossil fuels.

ANDRITZ PULP & PAPER´s delivery also includes process and building instrumentation and electrification for the boiler, process control systems for the boiler island, as well as process simulator and process control solutions.

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The ANDRITZ GROUP The ANDRITZ GROUP is a globally leading supplier of plants and services for the hydropower, pulp and paper, metals, and other specialized industries (solid/liquid separation, feed and biofuel). The Group is headquartered in Graz, Austria and has a staff of approximately 13,400 employees worldwide. ANDRITZ operates over 120 production sites, service and sales companies all around the world.

ANDRITZ PULP & PAPER ANDRITZ PULP & PAPER is a leading global supplier of turnkey systems and services for the production of all types of pulp, paper, tissue paper, board, fiber-board (MDF), nonwovens, as well as of biomass boilers and gasifiers for energy production. The technologies available are employed for the processing of logs and annual fibers, the production of chemical and mechanical pulps as well as recycled paper fibers, recovery and reuse of chemicals, generation of energy from biomass, preparation of paper machine furnish from virgin or recycled fibers, production of paper, tissue paper and board, calendering and coating of paper, and the handling of reject materials and sludges. Services include complete mill maintenance, equipment upgrades and rebuilds, engineered wear products, and spare parts.

Holmen AB Holmen is a forest products group manufacturing and selling printing paper, paperboard, and sawn timber. The Group also owns forest and power assets. The net turnover in 2009 amounted to MSEK 18,071 and the number of employees is about 4,600. Iggesund Paperboard is owner and manufacturer of Invercote and Incada, two of the leading brands in the very top quality segment of paperboard.

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Dr. Michael Buchbauer
Head of Group Treasury, Corporate Communications & Investor Relations
Tel.: +43 316 6902 2979
Fax: +43 316 6902 465
mailto:michael.buchbauer@andritz.com

Branche: Machine Manufacturing
ISIN: AT0000730007
WKN: 632305
Index: WBI, ATX Prime, ATX
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