Thai Paper is upgrading wet lap plant at the company’s Wangsala pulp mill in Kanchanaburi, Thailand. The company placed an order with the international technology group Andritz for the major components of 2.4 m wide Andritz twin wire press, installed in 1990 and used in a wet lap application . Start-up is scheduled for July 2017.
According to the announcement, Andritz will provide rebuild to floating wedge zone, grooved stainless steel pre-press rolls, newly designed split press roll system, pressure loading device for the drive rolls, new drive system.
The technology provider will also comprises erection work supervision and start-up of the plant.
Earlier SCG Paper inaugurated a new container board production line in Thailand.
About Thai Paper:
The company is a leading manufacturer of high-quality packaging papers in Thailand and the biggest manufacturer of these paper grades in Southeast Asia. It is part of the packaging business section of the Siam Cement Group (SCG). SCG Packaging has manufacturing locations in Thailand, Vietnam, the Philippines, Singapore, and Indonesia and generates annual sales of around EUR 1.9 billion.