Poyry bags contract for German paper mill Kabel’s ATMP plant in Hagen
Finnish engineering company Poyry has bagged a detailed engineering services assignment contract from Kabel Premium Pulp & Paper (KPPP) for the German paper mill’s new advanced thermo mechanical pulp (ATMP) plant in Hagen.
As per the terms of the contract, Poyry will be responsible for process engineering, mechanical engineering, automation, electrical and instrumentation engineering, in addition permitting engineering and project scheduling of the ATMP plant.
Christian Beyer – Head of Industry Business Group for Central Europe said: “Poyry is delighted to support Kabel Premium Pulp & Paper GmbH with detailed engineering services for a new ATMP plant.
“Combining our local presence in Germany with global competences enables us to find the best possible solution for our client.”
While the value of the contract has not been revealed, Poyry says that it was recognised within its Industry Business Group order stock in H2 2017.
Currently, Kabel Premium Pulp & Paper produces paper using a couple of paper machines at its Hagen location.
The German paper mill is now looking to introduce thermomechanical pulp (TMP) at the Hagen paper mill as a raw material apart from the existing ground wood and virgin pulp for producing paper.
According to Poyry, the new advanced thermo mechanical pulp, which will exclusively produces ATMP from spruce wood chips as raw material, is being set up by Kabel Premium Pulp & Paper to ensure future demand for raw materials.
The new ATMP plant will have an annual production capacity of around 100,000 tons.
Burkhart – Managing Director at Kabel Premium Pulp & Paper, said: “The installation of the new ATMP plant is a further step towards producing new sort of paper in a resource-friendly way. We trust that Poyry is the right partner for this investment in the future of our company.”
Kabel Premium Pulp & Paper, which employs around 540 people, produces paper for the most common printing techniques such as rotogravure, sheet offset and rotation and also for digital printing.