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2015-08-26

ANDRITZ: Further optimization of Schuler Group’s value chain

The Schuler Group, part of the ANDRITZ GROUP and headquartered in Göppingen, Germany, will further optimize its value chain by the end of 2017. The measures are a continuation of the steps successfully taken during the past two years to better adjust Schuler’s organizational and cost structure to the market requirements.

2015-08-07

ANDRITZ GROUP: results for the first half of 2015

International technology Group ANDRITZ showed solid business development in the first half of 2015 in a still challenging overall economic environment.

2015-08-03

ANDRITZ Biax to supply innovative film pilot line to Jindal Films, the world’s largest producer of biaxially oriented plastic films

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Jindal Films, the world’s largest producer of BOPP and BOPET plastic films and headquartered in New Delhi, India, to supply a new sequential pilot line to the Jindal Films’ production site in Virton, Belgium. The line is planned to be fully commissioned in summer 2016.

2015-07-31

ANDRITZ to supply equipment for Fibria’s Horizonte 2 pulp mill

International technology Group ANDRITZ and Fibria, the world’s leading eucalyptus pulp producer, signed a letter of intent for supply of all production technologies and equipment for Fibria’s Horizonte 2 pulp mill at its Três Lagoas unit in the state of Mato Grosso do Sul.

2015-07-21

ANDRITZ Nonwoven presents latest technologies for nonwovens and textiles at Hightex/ITM 2015

International technology Group ANDRITZ will present comprehensive nonwovens and textile production technologies at Hightex/ITM 2015 in Istanbul (Hall 7, booth no. 703 A).

2015-07-13

ANDRITZ to supply new fiber line to ITC Bhadrachalam, India

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from ITC Bhadrachalam, Telangana Province, India, to supply a BCTMP fiber line with a production capacity of 300 tons per day. The new plant will be the first mechanical pulping line in India for production of high-brightness board grades. Start-up is scheduled for the third quarter of 2016.

2015-07-01

ANDRITZ to supply new power boiler for the Pohang waste-to-energy plant, South Korea

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from POSCO E&C to supply key equipment for a 50-megawatt bubbling fluidized bed boiler fired with refuse-derived fuel for the greenfield waste-to-energy plant in Pohang, South Korea. Start-up is scheduled for spring 2018.

2015-06-29

ANDRITZ acquires Euroslot KDSS, France: Strengthening of filtration and separation service business

International technology Group ANDRITZ has acquired Euroslot KDSS, headquartered in Scorbé Clairvaux, France, including its subsidiaries in China and India. The company, which will be renamed ANDRITZ Euroslot, designs and manufactures filtration and separation equipment for the pulp and paper industry, the water and waste water treatment segment, and other industrial applications.

2015-06-25

ANDRITZ successfully starts up second tissue paper machine with steel Yankee for Zhejiang Jingxing Paper, China

Following start-up of TM1 in January of this year, international technology Group ANDRITZ has successfully started up the second tissue paper machine with steel Yankee supplied to Zhejiang Jingxing Paper, China.

2015-06-23

ANDRITZ subsidiary Schuler acquires majority stake in Yadon, one of the leading press manufacturers in China

Schuler AG, a member of international technology Group ANDRITZ, has signed a contract for the acquisition of a 51% stake in the Chinese press and machine tool manufacturer Yangzhou Metal Forming Machine Tool Co., Ltd. (Yadon).

2015-06-18

New ANDRITZ service package for cast and steel Yankees: Better performance and longer life cycle

International technology Group ANDRITZ has successfully launched a new service package to increase the performance and life cycle of drying cylinders (Yankees). With over 100 projects successfully completed, ANDRITZ is one of the leading suppliers of cast and steel Yankees worldwide.

2015-06-11

ANDRITZ HYDRO to supply electromechanical equipment for the Shongtong Karchham hydropower plant, India

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Himachal Pradesh Power Corporation Ltd. to supply the complete electromechanical equipment for the new Shongtong Karchham hydropower plant in Himachal Pradesh, India. Commissioning is scheduled for 2019. The plant will have a total output of 450 megawatts and provide clean and renewable energy for approximately 800,000 Indian households.

2015-06-10

ANDRITZ METALS wins prestigious Energy Globe Award for nitrate-free production of stainless steel

International technology Group ANDRITZ has been awarded the Energy Globe Award, one of the world's most prestigious environment awards, for its environmental protection technologies PYROMARS and ZEMAP. The technologies developed by ANDRITZ enable a nitrate-free production of stainless steel.

2015-06-08

ANDRITZ Feed Technologies launches fast and efficient OptiMix paddle mixer

International technology Group ANDRITZ has launched a new paddle mixer for feed compounds. The main benefit of the innovative ANDRITZ OptiMix mixer is the high speed, mixing up to 30 batches per hour, which is three times faster than the previous generation of mixers.

2015-06-02

ANDRITZ to overhaul 14 large-scale pumps for water supply of Hong Kong

International technology Group ANDRITZ has been awarded a contract for an extensive overhaul of 14 vertical adjustable propeller pumps supplied by ANDRITZ in 2002. The pumps form the heart of the water supply system in Shenzhen, Guangdong Province, China, which supplies drinking water to Hong Kong.

2015-06-01

ANDRITZ MeWa to supply innovative dismantling technology to REMONDIS, Germany

ANDRITZ MeWa, part of international technology Group ANDRITZ, has received an order from REMONDIS Electrorecycling to rebuild and modernize the existing refrigerator recycling plant in Berlin, Germany. Start-up is scheduled for the fourth quarter of 2015.

2015-05-26

ANDRITZ successfully starts up tissue machine with steel Yankee for Doubletree Paper Mills, USA

International technology Group ANDRITZ has successfully completed start-up of the PrimeLineCOMPACT tissue machine with steel Yankee supplied to Doubletree Paper Millsʼ Gila Bend mill in Arizona, USA.

2015-05-07

ANDRITZ successfully starts up tissue machine with steel Yankee for LLC Pulp Invest, Russia

International technology Group ANDRITZ has successfully completed the start-up of the PrimeLineCOMPACT II tissue machine with steel Yankee supplied to LLC Pulp Invest, Kazan, Russia.

2015-05-06

ANDRITZ GROUP: results for the first quarter of 2015

International technology Group ANDRITZ recorded a solid business development in the first quarter of 2015.

2015-04-29

ANDRITZ to rebuild paper machine for Suzano, Brazil, to expand paper production by fluff pulp production

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Suzano Papel e Celulose to upgrade the paper machine at the Suzano mill in São Paulo. After the rebuild, the plant will produce both eucalyptus fluff pulp and coated/uncoated wood-free paper. Start-up is scheduled for the fourth quarter of 2015.

2015-04-28

ANDRITZ and Metsä Fibre Oy finalized contract to supply key production technologies for the new bioproduct pulp mill in Finland

International technology Group ANDRITZ and Metsä Fibre have finalized the contract to deliver key production technologies for a new bioproduct pulp mill with an annual capacity of 1.3 million tons of pulp in Äänekoski, Finland. The respective letter of intent was signed in early February this year.

2015-04-08

ANDRITZ successfully starts up second tissue machine with steel Yankee for Shandong Sun Paper, China

International technology Group ANDRITZ has successfully started up the second tissue machine with steel Yankee supplied to Shandong Sun Paper, China. After completing commissioning work in less than three weeks, full production operations began immediately and saleable tissue was produced continuously.

2015-03-31

ANDRITZ to supply new press section at Iggesund Paperboard, Workington, England

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Iggesund Paperboard to install a complete press section for the board machine 2 at the Workington mill, England. Start-up is scheduled for the second quarter of 2016.

2015-03-30

ANDRITZ to supply complete deinking line to paper producer Nepa, India

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from the Indian newsprint producer Nepa Ltd. to supply a complete deinking line. Start-up of the new line in Madhya Pradesh is scheduled for mid-2016.

2015-03-26

ANDRITZ AG Annual General Meeting decides to double the dividend to 1.00 euros per share

At today’s 108th Annual General Meeting of ANDRITZ AG, the shareholders agreed to increase the dividend to 1.00 euros per share for the 2014 business year (2013 business year: 0.50 euros).

2015-03-25

ANDRITZ: Decision regarding the review procedure pursuant to Section 33 of the Austrian Takeover Act

At today’s 108th Annual General Meeting of ANDRITZ AG, the shareholders agreed to increase the dividend to 1.00 euros per share for the 2014 business year (2013 business year: 0.50 euros).

2015-03-19

Innovative ANDRITZ solutions for the production of biaxially oriented plastic films at ChinaPlas 2015

ANDRITZ Biax, a member of international technology Group ANDRITZ, presents its wide range of solutions for the production of biaxially oriented films at ChinaPlas 2015 in Guangzhou from May 20 to 23 (Hall 8.1, booth B11).

2015-03-16

ANDRITZ presents its comprehensive nonwovens solutions at ANEX-SINCE 2015

International technology Group ANDRITZ will be presenting its innovative nonwovens production solutions at ANEX-SINCE 2015 in Shanghai, China (May 13-15, hall 1, booth H20).

2015-03-05

ANDRITZ reports favorable 2014 business year

In 2014, international technology Group ANDRITZ improved all financial key figures compared to the previous year.

2015-02-27

ANDRITZ Nonwoven presents its innovative process solutions at Techtextil 2015

International technology Group ANDRITZ will be presenting its latest nonwovens technologies at Techtextil in Frankfurt, Germany (May 4-7, hall 3, booth B15).

2015-02-25

ANDRITZ successfully starts up eleventh tissue machine for Hengan Group, China

International technology Group ANDRITZ has successfully started up the PM18 tissue machine for the Hengan Group, which is one of the leading Chinese manufacturers of hygiene and sanitary products.

2015-02-23

ANDRITZ to upgrade pulp drying line for Iggesund Paperboard, Sweden: capacity increase of up to 40%

Der internationale Technologiekonzern ANDRITZ erhielt von Iggesund Paperboard den Auftrag zur Modernisierung der TM4-Zellstofftrocknungslinie im Werk Iggesund, Schweden. Damit soll die Kapazität der Linie von aktuell 230–260 Tagestonnen auf 325 Tagestonnen erhöht werden. Die Inbetriebnahme ist für das 4. Quartal 2015 geplant.

2015-02-13

ANDRITZ to supply key production technologies for new bio-product pulp mill in Finland

International technology Group ANDRITZ has signed a letter of intent with Metsä Fibre to deliver key production technologies for a new bio-product pulp mill with an annual capacity of 1.3 million tons of pulp in Äänekoski, Finland. The order value for ANDRITZ is over 100 million euros. Start-up of the planned mill is scheduled for August 2017.

2015-02-10

ANDRITZ Biax presents proven technologies for the production of biaxially oriented plastic films at NPE 2015

ANDRITZ Biax, a member of international technology Group ANDRITZ, presents its wide range of solutions for the production of biaxially oriented films at NPE Orlando – this year’s largest plastics trade show and conference worldwide (March 23 to 27, South Hall, Level 1, booth S 24138).

2015-02-10

ANDRITZ HYDRO to supply equipment for the world’s first tidal lagoon hydropower project in Swansea Bay, Wales

Following an international bidding process, Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay plc. has appointed the consortium by GE/ANDRITZ HYDRO as preferred bidder for supply of the electromechanical equipment for the world’s first tidal lagoon hydropower project in Swansea Bay, Wales.

2015-02-04

ANDRITZ to supply aluminum production lines for the automotive industry in France and the USA

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Constellium and the joint venture Constellium/UACJ to supply two continuous annealing and pickling lines and two finishing lines for production sites in Neuf-Brisach, France, and Bowling Green, Kentucky, USA. Start-ups are scheduled for mid-2016 in the USA and the second half of 2016 in France.

2015-02-02

ANDRITZ HYDRO to supply electro- and hydromechanical equipment for the Ñuble hydropower plant, Chile

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Hidroeléctrica Ñuble, a subsidiary of the Chilean utility company Eléctrica Puntilla, to supply the electro- and hydromechanical equipment for the new Ñuble hydropower plant, Chile.

2015-01-30

ANDRITZ to supply nonwovens line for production of flushable wipes to Akinal Sentetik Tekstil, Turkey

ANDRITZ Nonwoven, part of international technology Group ANDRITZ, has received an order to supply a complete wetlace line to the leading Turkish nonwovens producer Akinal Sentetik Tekstil.

2015-01-26

ANDRITZ successfully starts up tissue machine with steel Yankee for Zhejiang Jingxing Paper, China

International technology Group ANDRITZ has successfully completed start-up of the tissue machine with an 18-foot steel Yankee supplied to Zhejiang Jingxing Paper in Pinghu city, Zhejiang province, China.

2015-01-23

ANDRITZ to upgrade fiberline at Mondi Frantschach’s pulp mill, Austria

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from the Mondi Group to upgrade the continuous cooking plant at the Frantschach mill in St. Gertraud, Austria. Start-up is scheduled for the fourth quarter of 2015.

2015-01-22

ANDRITZ to deliver woodyard equipment to new Enviva biomass pellet plants, USA

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Enviva, one of the leading producers of woody biomass pellets, to supply woodyard equipment, engineering, and field services for two biomass pellet plants, each with a capacity of 500,000 tons per year, to be built in North Carolina, USA.

2015-01-13

Record speed and successful start-up of ANDRITZ tissue machine at C&S Paper Yunfu, China

The PrimeLineST tissue machine started up by international technology Group ANDRITZ at C&S Paper Yunfu, China, at the beginning of 2014 achieved a production speed of 1,800 m/min, thus setting a world record for a tissue machine with steam-heated hood.

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