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Lenzing Group Invests €100 Million to Expand its Wood Pulp Production in Lenzing/Austria and Paskov/Czech Republic

Lenzing Group Invests €100 Million to Expand its Wood Pulp Production in Lenzing/Austria and Paskov/Czech Republic

Introduction:

Lenzing Group plans to invest €100 Million to expand and modernize its existing dissolving wood pulp production at the sites in Lenzing/Austria and Paskov/Czech Republic.

Features:

In this total investment program of EUR 100 mn, approximately EUR 60 mn of it in Lenzing and almost EUR 40 mn in Paskov. Additional new capacities of around 35,000 tons will be added over the next 2.5 years.

We aim to increase our own dissolving wood pulp production from currently 56% to 75% of the group’s requirements for the production of botanic cellulose fibers by the end of the decade. The modernization will lead to more efficiency of our plants. The upgrade and expansion of our bio-refinery setup will underline Lenzing’s leadership as the most sustainable fiber producer, said Lenzing CEO Stefan Doboczky.

Lenzing’s bio-refinery concept is based on using only certified wood from countries in Western and Central Europe. It is an essential part of Lenzing’s mission to turn CO2 and sunlight into high value fibers, as it ensures that 100% of the wood components are used to produce fibers, bio-chemicals and bio-energy. This investment is also an essential part of Lenzing’s quality strategy, as the high quality of our botanic fibers depends on the quality of the dissolving wood pulp.

Specifications:

Company Name Lenzing Group
Location Austria And Czech Republic
Type Expansion & Modernization
Estimated Cost €100 Million

 

Source: lenzing.com 

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