Metso Paper will supply a new fiber line to Century Pulp & Paper's integrated pulp and paper mill in Uttaranchal state in Northern India, near the border in Nepal. This line is schedule to start up at the end of 2009.
The scope of the delivery comprises SuperBatch cooking, screening, washing and oxygen stages as well as an elemental chlorine-free bleaching plant from Metso Paper, which is headquartered in Jyvaskyla, Finland. TwinRoll presses will be installed at each stage of washing of both brown stock and bleached pulps. The order also includes basic engineering, valves, special instruments, instrumentation and project execution, as well as erection and startup supervision services.
The new fiber line is designed for daily capacity of 450 oven-dry tons (odt) of bleached pulp. The raw material is mixed Indian hardwood as well as eucalyptus. The line will replace two smaller fiber lines and increase the pulp production. It will supply pulp to the newly invested tissue line, also supplied by Metso Paper.