2012 had a record production of 132,000 tonnes, which is an increase of 5,000 tons from last year’s record and is a part of our continued efforts to reach 175,000 tonnes.
Award for innovative and environmentally friendly transports.
Waggeryd Cell is the winner of the Swedish freight transport council’s award 2011. This annual award is given to companies that has improved their freight handling, with emphasis on innovative and environmentally friendly transports.
New technology has been installed to increase production, raise efficiency and improve the quality.
During the planned maintenance shutdown large parts of the plant was modernized and new technologies has been installed.
In the wood chip screening the old screen has been replaced with a new disc screen from Bruks.
The chip washing system has been modernized with new cleaners, pumps and tanks and the entire water system has been replaced.
The first stage refiner has got a new motor, where the installed capacity has been increased from 10 to 12 MW.
The white water treatment has been expanded and a new tower has been added to conserve water and energy.
In the flash drying system an environmentally friendly gas burner has been installed, and two of the old fans has been replaced with new variable-frequency controlled fans
Permission for 175 000 ton
From May 23 we have a new consession. We are now allowed to increase production from 125 000 ton to 175 000 ton per year.
Installation of a new chip receiving system. The driver signs in using an id-tag, measures the weight and analyze the dryness of the chips. The display shows where to unload the shippment. Before leaving the driver gets a receipt of delivered goods. Thanks to the easy handling of the scale system and the dryness analyzis a delivery seldom takes more than 5-10 minutes.