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Laitex is supplying a fuel handling system as a full scope delivery to a new bioheat power plant in Haapajärvi

Laitex Oy has signed an agreement with Haapajärven Lämpö Oy on the delivery of a new biofuel plant’s fuel receiving system as a turnkey delivery. Haapajärven Lämpö invests in a new 20 MW fluidized bed boiler plant, which uses for example wood chips, sawmill by-products and unprocessed recycled wood as fuel. Laitex’s equipment deliveries and installations will begin early 2020 and the plant will be released for commercial use at the end of the year. MAB Powertec Oy is providing the owner’s engineer services for this project.

Laitex’s delivery includes a four-section chain discharger with an 800 cubic meter storage capacity, conveyors to screening and day silo. Screening is carried out with a disc screen, Fe-separation and a crusher. In addition, the delivery includes dust removal equipment and automation-, process- and construction electrification. The delivery includes all related design, manufacturing, installation and commissioning work.

Laitex is at its best in full scope deliveries such as Haapajärvi project. Managing Director Lasse Kurronen believes that development investments in the energy business provide a good basis for a growth strategy: “In recent years, we have significantly strengthened our expertise as a technology and project supplier. Combined with 35 years of experience in material handling industry, we have a winning concept as an overall supplier for this size of bio-power plants.”

Laitex’s strategy is to be the most desired supplier of biopower plant material handling solutions and grow with this strategy to over 20 million EUR over the next three years. “In this light, this project hits the core of our strategy,” says Kurronen.

Further information: Lasse Kurronen, CEO Tel. +358 40 067 9968, lasse.kurronen@laitex.fi

 

Laitex Oy is a Finnish full-service technology company. The company offers conveyor solutions as well as auxiliary equipment and services for heavy process industry. Laitex Oy is a global player that exports its products around the world. The company has its headquarters and two production plants in Lappeenranta, a sales office in Helsinki and a subsidiary in St. Petersburg. The company’s promise is to be a reliable and flexible partner with a strong focus on customers and services. With over 30 years of experience, the company is also reliable in managing complex projects. The turnover of Laitex Oy is over 10 million EUR and the number of employees is about 65.

Haapajärven Lämpö Oy has been operating since 1979. It produce district heating in urban areas and demand has steadily increased due to operational reliability and rising oil prices. We guarantee the availability of thermal energy around the clock. We take care of your home’s heating and that enough hot water is available every minute of the day. It is important for us that our customers are satisfied with the type of heating they choose.

MAB Powertec Oy is an energy and environmental engineering company, offering project management and feasibility services, engineering services, plant concept services, supply management and environmental know-how. The company has managed numerous projects and gained extensive experience from multiple challenging projects, especially in the renewable energy sector. The target group focuses on renewable energy, owners of power and heat plants, suppliers and other companies involved in industrial projects. The business model is based on a long-term and reliable contact network and the provided solutions are always cost-efficient and flexible.