PRESS RELEASE 16 Sep 2010
Pöyry awarded EUR 1.6 million tall oil plant contract in Austria
PÖYRY PLC Press release 16 September 2010 at 1.50 p.m.
Pöyry has been awarded the engineering, procurement and construction contract for a tall oil plant by Zellstoff Pöls AG in Austria. The value of the contract is about EUR 1.6 million and it will be executed over a period of eleven months.
The assignment comprises a 2.5 t/h crude tall oil plant with auxiliaries based on the HDS® (Hydro Dynamic Separation) technology, which is Pöyry´s proprietary know-how. Similar technology based equipment has already been installed in the 20 most modern pulp mills in Europe, the USA, Canada and China. The plant has high yield, good availability and low maintenance costs and it produces high-quality crude tall oil.
Zellstoff Pöls AG is a member of the Heinzel Group and the mill is the largest manufacturer of high-quality elementary chlorinefree (ECF) bleached softwood sulphate pulp in Central and South-East Europe. It employs 380 people and has a capacity of 400 000 t/a of bleached softwood kraft pulp.
Additional information by:
Ari Asikainen, President, Energy business group, Pöyry PLC, Finland
Tel. +358 10 33 24476
Tero Vainiomäki, Vice President, Project Management, EPC projects, Pöyry Finland Oy
Tel. +358 10 33 24538
Pöyry is a global consulting and engineering company dedicated to balanced sustainability. We offer our clients integrated management consulting, total solutions for complex projects and efficient, best-in-class design and supervision. Our in-depth expertise extends to the fields of energy, industry, urban & mobility and water & environment. Pöyry has 7000 experts operating in about 50 countries, locally and globally. Pöyry's net sales in 2009 were EUR 674 million and the company's shares are quoted on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki (Pöyry PLC: POY1V).