Rengo completes construction on biomass incineration plant at Amagasaki paperboard, containerboard mill in Japan; Rengo expects to cut city gas consumption by 1.3 million m3/year, reduce CO2 emissions 3,000 tons/year by using papermaking sludge as fuel

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November 16, 2022 (press release) –

Rengo Co., Ltd. announces that it completed renovation work on the biomass incineration plant at Amagasaki Mill on August 7.
Amagasaki Mill produces paperboard such as containerboard. Rengo has been working to reduce city gas consumption by utilizing sludge discharged in the papermaking process as biomass fuel. By increasing the efficiency of the incineration plant, Rengo expects to reduce annual city gas consumption by approximately 1,300,000 m3 and CO2 emissions by approximately 3,000 tons.
The Rengo Group will continue its environmentally friendly production activities under the themes of zero emissions and CO2 emission reduction.

Overview of the biomass incineration plant

Location Amagasaki-shi, Hyogo Prefecture (within premises of Amagasaki Mill)
Incinerated materials Paper sludge, pulper sludge, etc.
Evaporation volume 9.9 tons/hour
Incineration volume 95 tons/day including moisture content

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