PRESS RELEASE 21 Dec 2010
Pöyry awarded tall oil plant EPC contract in Sweden
PÖYRY PLC Press release 21 December 2010 at 4:45 p.m.
Pöyry's Energy business group has been awarded the engineering, procurement and construction contract for a tall oil plant of Mörrum Mill in Sweden by Södra Cell AB. The value of the assignment is not disclosed. The project will be executed over a period of ten months.
The assignment includes a 4.2 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. Currently, Pöyry has one similar project under construction in Austria. The plant has high yield, good availability and low maintenance costs and it produces high-quality crude tall oil.
Södra Cell AB is one of the world's leading suppliers of paper pulp. The Group has five pulp mills; Mönterås, Mörrum and Varö in Sweden and Tofte and Folla in Norway.
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, Energy business unit
Tel. +358 10 33 24538
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