Tag: Andritz

ANDRITZ starts up biomethanol plant using A-Recovery+ concept

ANDRITZ starts up biomethanol plant using A-Recovery+ concept

March 24, 2020 |

In Sweden, ANDRITZ has recently started up the world’s first biomethanol plant using ANDRITZ’s self-developed A-Recovery+ concept at the Södra Cell Mönsterås pulp mill in southeastern Sweden. The plant has an annual production capacity of 6.3 million liters of biomethanol from forest biomass. The fossil-free biomethanol can be used for applications in the pulp mill […]

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Arbitrators award POET $7.5 million in dispute against Andritz over pre-treatment design

Arbitrators award POET $7.5 million in dispute against Andritz over pre-treatment design

April 4, 2019 |

In South Dakota, the Argus Leader newspaper reports that an arbitration panel has unanimously agreed that Andritz should pay POET $7.5 million for failing to design a pre-treatment system for its Project Liberty facility in Emmetsburg, Iowa that would economically prepare feedstock such as corn cobs for feedstock in cellulosic ethanol production at scale. POET […]

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POET and Andritz head to arbitration over 2G ethanol technology dispute

POET and Andritz head to arbitration over 2G ethanol technology dispute

February 27, 2018 |

In Iowa, the Argus Leader reports that POET’s $33 million dispute with Andritz for breach of contract, misrepresentation and fraud as well as its $7 million counter-claim against POET will move to arbitration after court arguments that disputes be settled out of court through arbitration processes. POET argues the cellulosic ethanol technology it hired Andritz […]

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Andritz successfully starts up Fibria’s new pulp mill in Brazil

Andritz successfully starts up Fibria’s new pulp mill in Brazil

September 24, 2017 |

In Brazil, Andritz completed start-up of key production technologies and equipment for Fibria’s new pulp mill in Três Lagoas, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil. Fibria’s new pulp mill has a production capacity of 1.95 million tons of eucalyptus pulp per year. Combined with the existing mill at Três Lagoas the total production capacity reaches 3.25 […]

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Poet sues Andritz over failed 2G feedstock pretreatment system

Poet sues Andritz over failed 2G feedstock pretreatment system

May 1, 2017 |

In Iowa, Poet Design & Construction Inc. is suing Andritz Inc. for breach of contract and professional negligence after investing $25 million in a feedstock pretreatment system Andritz designed but was never able to produce the intermediates required for cellulosic ethanol production, despite 1.5 years of redesigns and multiple plant shut downs. Poet claims the […]

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ANDRITZ gets order for biosolids to biodiesel project in Los Angeles

ANDRITZ gets order for biosolids to biodiesel project in Los Angeles

June 17, 2015 |

In California, ANDRITZ has received an order from Kore Infrastructure to supply a paddle dryer for a biosolids recovery plant currently under construction in Rialto. In the plant, biosolids from wastewater facilities in Los Angeles and which have normally gone to landfill will be converted into biodiesel and biochar. Start-up is scheduled for the second quarter […]

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Cobalt, Andritz sign exclusive partnership to integrate biobutanol, pre-treatment processes

Cobalt, Andritz sign exclusive partnership to integrate biobutanol, pre-treatment processes

July 10, 2014 |

Cobalt Technologies signed an exclusive global cooperation and supply agreement with Andritz to integrate Cobalt’s proprietary lignocellulosic process for the production of n-butanol with Andritz’s customized pre-treatment systems. The primary alcohol, n-butanol is a widely used industrial chemical found in paints, lacquers, and other surface coatings. It has traditionally been produced from fossil fuels. Engineered […]

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POET-DSM reports key technology, process purchase for commercial cellulosic bio-ethanol

POET-DSM reports key technology, process purchase for commercial cellulosic bio-ethanol

October 25, 2012 |

In South Dakota, POET-DSM Advanced Biofuels has contracted with International Technology Group ANDRITZ, through its U.S. subsidiary ANDRITZ Inc., to supply a two-step biomass treatment process for the commercial-scale cellulosic bio-ethanol plant under construction in Emmetsburg, Iowa. The ANDRITZ technology is a two-stage process that includes a vertical reactor, an interstage washer and then the […]

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GreenField, Andritz, Novozymes form G2 BioChem for Canadian advanced biofuels

GreenField, Andritz, Novozymes form G2 BioChem for Canadian advanced biofuels

[ 0 ] May 10, 2011 |

In Canada, biofuels project developer GreenField Ethanol, enzyme developer Novozymes, and industrial process solutions leaderAndritz announced the launch of  G2 BiChem, a collaborative effort between the three groups. The group is committed to making advanced biofuels from agricultural waste, energy crops and forest biomass.

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