FITNIR Analyzers Inc. is opening its doors to the Asian market with its largest single online FT-NIR analyzer implementation to date.
This landmark project was secured with APP’s (Asia Pulp and Paper) newest mill site, PT OKI Pulp & Paper Mills, located in Southern Sumatra, Indonesia.
“It’s exciting to be on the ground floor with this new mill,” said Tom Sands, President of FITNIR Analyzers, “Having our technology contribute to the efficiency and productivity of a leading-edge
operation is a major win for us.”
FITNIR Online will measure key pulp liquor properties from the mill’s recaust and recovery streams. This data will feed into a supervisory control system for process optimization. Expected to be the world’s
largest pulp mill once operational, a total of two analyzers and six field sample stations will be implemented to provide fundamental liquor properties at strategic process locations for optimal
Thanh Trung about the FITNIR’S project
“This is the first project for FITNIR in the Asian market and we believe a proven system of that
magnitude will open doors for us throughout Asia,” stated Thanh Trung, FITNIR’s Vice President of
Technology. FITNIR is working in coordination with Elof Hansson International of Sweden. Elof Hansson facilitated the project contract and will provide local support and implementation services. Analyzer implementation is expected to commence in the fall of 2016.
In the picture: Thanh Trung, FITNIR’s Vice President of Technology