GIG Karasek to delivery evaporation plant to Sappi in Umkomaas, South Africa

23 January 2019

GIG Karasek, a member of the Dr. Aichhorn Group, delivers one of the largest evaporation plants worldwide with mechanical vapor recompression (MVR) with 295 t/h evaporation capacity. Sappi produces dissolving pulp from eucalyptus for the dissolving fiber industry at the mill in Umkomaas in South Africa, near Durban. This plant, with an annual production capacity after upgrade of 890,000 tonnes, is the world’s largest sulphite plant, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network.

The GIG Karasek Evaporation Plant with mechanical vapor recompression creates a positive impact on the closed loop process and saves valuable resources.

GIG Karasek is a specialist in thermal separation technology, in evaporation and distillation technology, especially for applications in the field of the concentration of different liquors in the pulp industry and recovery of solvents in the fiber industry.