Plant expansion will increase pulp production from current 250,000 tons up to 1.5 million tons per year

Bracell has awarded Pöyry with an EPCM (Engineering, Procurement, Construction Management) assignment to develop the BOP (Balance of Plant) of the Star Project. The services include interconnections between all process areas, turbogenerators and steam distribution systems, the water cooling central and other complementary systems.

Located in Lençóis Paulista, state of São Paulo, the new mill will have its production capacity increased from the current 250,000 tons to 1.5 million tons per year, and will be a flexible line designed mainly to produce dissolving pulp for supply internal integrated demand.

Pöyry has been involved with the Star Project since the beginning and was responsible for conceptual study, environmental licensing support, basic engineering, and detail engineering for the site infrastructure and access road duplication.

The completion of the Star Project is scheduled for the second half of 2021.

The value of the order was not disclosed and will be booked in the Process Industry Division during Q3/2019