Södra Pulp’s kraft lignin plant will be the world’s largest

By Andritz AG
July 3, 2024
Category: Business & Politics
Region: International

Swedish forest industry group Södra has selected international technology group ANDRITZ to supply a complete solution for kraft lignin production to its Mönsterås pulp mill in Sweden. This major investment marks Södra’s entry into the lignin market as part of its strategy to make the most of the wood used in pulp production. This will be the first commercial kraft lignin plant in Sweden and the largest in the world. Kraft lignin is used in pulp mills to generate energy… however it can also be used as a renewable resource to replace fossil-based materials in the chemical industry or form the basis for new biofuels. …This is a big investment for Södra and the green transition,” says Karin Dernegård, Mill Manager at Södra Cell Mönsterås.

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