Valmet Oyj

03/12/2019 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 03/12/2019 02:49

Valmet to deliver pressure diffuser to AustroCel Hallein’s mill in Austria

Valmet Oyj's trade press release on March 12, 2019 at 09:00 a.m. EET

Valmet will supply a pressure diffuser for AustroCel Hallein's mill in Hallein, Austria. The start-up of the pressure diffuser is planned for the fall of 2019.

The order is included in Valmet's fourth quarter of 2018 orders received. The value of the order will not be disclosed.

'The new pressure diffuser will improve our bleach plant washing in a very clever and energy efficient way,' says Dr. Ulrich Kastner, Head of pulp production, AustroCel mill in Hallein.

'Valmet is proud to be part of this project, as it shows our strength in creating innovative solutions to our customers, it also shows the strong competitiveness in Valmet's washing product portfolio,' says Patrik Lidbäck, Manager Sales, Pulp and Energy, Valmet.

AustroCel Hallein, Austria

Information about Valmet's delivery

Valmet's scope of supply includes a new pressure diffuser with hydraulic system.

Information about the customer AustroCel Hallein and AustroCel Hallein mill

Since 2013, AustroCel Hallein has been a viscose pulp producer for the manufacture of textile fibres. The AustroCel Hallein mill has been producing pulp since 1890 and since 2017, it has been owned by TowerBrook Capital Partners. The mill has a production capacity of 155,000 tons per year of dissolving pulp, which is sold on the pulp market.

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For further information, please contact:

Patrik Lidbäck, Manager Sales, Pulp and Energy Business Line, Valmet, Tel. +46 70 715 4723

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