Aug 11, 2015
Estonian Cell, the only European pulp mill sourcing products solely from aspen, wanted to boost the capacity of its single baling line with a new slab press and improve availability in continuous shift production.
|Location||Estonian Cell pulp mill in Kunda, 110 kilometers east of Estonia's capital, Tallinn.|
|Customer challenge||To boost the capacity of the single baling line and improve availability in continuous shift production. Rapidly rising electricity costs and production bottlenecks adversely affected financial results.|
|Solution||The company responded with a bold strategic investment plant. This included a slab press investment and a new, innovative anaerobic effluent treatment phase that would reduce the mill's electricity consumption by providing biogas for use in production.|
|Results||All targets achieved.|
|Keywords||Pulping and fiber, Europe, New lines|