ANDRITZ to optimize fiberline at Stora Enso’s Enocell mill for more flexible and sustainable production

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International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from Stora Enso to optimize the fiberline at the Enocell pulp mill in Uimaharju, Finland.

This will help the customer meet the growing demand for non-bleached renewable packaging materials while at the same time reducing its ecological footprint.

ANDRITZ technologies will provide the customer with the required flexibility. In parallel, operational costs will be optimized through improved operational reliability and minimimized chemical, freshwater and energy consumption.

This order shows the solid business relationship between ANDRITZ and Stora Enso and supports Stora Enso’s growth strategy in the sustainable packaging sector. The modernization will be carried out gradually with completion scheduled for the fourth quarter of 2024.

The Enocell pulp mill in eastern Finland is part of Stora Enso’s Biomaterials division. It produces softwood and hardwood pulp with an annual production capacity of 630,000 tonnes. The site was founded in 1967 and also includes a sawmill.

International technology group ANDRITZ offers a broad portfolio of innovative plants, equipment, systems, services and digital solutions for a wide range of industries and end markets. Sustainability is an integral part of the company’s business strategy and corporate culture. With its extensive portfolio of sustainable products and solutions, ANDRITZ aims to make the greatest possible contribution to a sustainable future and help its customers achieve their sustainability goals. ANDRITZ is a global market leader in all four of its business areas – Pulp & Paper, Metals, Hydro and Separation. Technological leadership and global presence are cornerstones of the group’s strategy, which is focused on long-term profitable growth. The publicly listed group has around 29,900 employees and over 280 locations in more than 40 countries.

ANDRITZ Pulp & Paper provides sustainable technology, automation, and service solutions for the production of all types of pulp, paper, board and tissue. The technologies and services focus on increased production efficiency, lower overall operating costs as well as innovative decarbonization strategies and autonomous plant operation.

The product portfolio also includes boilers for power generation, flue gas cleaning systems, various nonwoven technologies, and panelboard (MDF) production systems. With waste-to-value recycling, shredding and energy solutions, waste and by-product streams from production are converted into valuable secondary raw materials as well as into sustainable resources for energy generation. State-of-the-art IIoT technologies as part of Metris digitalization solutions complete the comprehensive product offering.