Andritz to upgrade Melhoramentos’ TGW pulp line in Brazil

SAO PAULO, Dec. 4, 2018 (PPI Latin America) -As previously reported byPPI Latin America, Brazilian thermo groundwood (TGW) and bleached thermo groundwood (BTWG) fiber producer Melhoramentos has hired Andritz for the supply of a high-consistency bleaching and wet lap system for its Camanducaia mill, Minas Gerais state, southeast Brazil. Andritz provided new detail about the equipment which will have a 125 admt/d capacity and is scheduled to start up in the third quarter of 2019, raising Melhoramentos’ output to 90,000 tonnes/yr.

According to Andritz, the new peroxide high consistency bleaching stage will replace the existing spray-bleaching system in the dewatering machine ...

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