First pellet mill for Estonia
11 July 2010
Hekotek signed its first contract for supplying a complex pellet mill to Estonia. All the pellet mills by Hekotek have so far been delivered to Russia (Krasnoyarsk, Arkhangelsk, Lesosibirsk, Impilahti) and Sweden (Gruvön).
Purutuli OÜ (located in Tartu) is investing in construction of a new pellet mill, which is to be located in the site of the former SAUGA sawmill (in Parnu district) closed by the owner (Stora Enso) in 2008.
In the mill there will be installed 2 pellet presses by CPM (the Netherlands), the sawdust for production process is to be prepared by means of two Hekotek-produced drier drums with a wood wastes furnaces. The new mill designed capacity will make up about 60 000 ton/year, its launch being planned for the end of this year.