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2014-08-28

ANDRITZ AG: Changes in the Executive Board

  • Executive Board reduced to four members
  • Joachim Schönbeck as new Executive Board member

2014-08-21

ANDRITZ AUTOMATION to deliver simulation technologies for Klabin’s pulp mill project, Brazil

ANDRITZ AUTOMATION, part of international technology Group ANDRITZ, has received an order to supply dynamic simulation solutions for Klabin’s Puma pulp mill project in Ortigueira, Paraná State, Brazil.

2014-08-20

ANDRITZ to deliver a continuous cooking system and additional fiberline equipment to Resolute Forest Products, USA

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Resolute Forest Products to supply equipment, engineering, and field services for a new Lo-Solids continuous digester including ANDRITZ’s patented TurboFeed chip feeding system, which will replace an existing displacement batch pulping process at Resolute’s Calhoun pulp mill, Tennessee, USA. Start-up is scheduled for the third quarter of 2015.

2014-08-07

ANDRITZ GROUP: solid business development in the first half of 2014

International technology Group ANDRITZ showed solid business development in the first half of 2014 in a still challenging overall economic environment.

2014-07-28

Pulp producer Altri Celbi, Portugal, achieves world record once again with ANDRITZ technology

Following successful modernization of the pulp drying line by international technology Group ANDRITZ, Altri Celbi increased its production capacity from an average of 2,000 tons per day (air dry metric tons) to a peak value of 2,150 tons per day at the Leirosa mill, Portugal, on July 7, 2014.

2014-07-22

ANDRITZ to refurbish recovery boiler plant for Zellstoff Pöls AG, Austria

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Zellstoff Pöls AG, a member of Heinzel Group, for complete refurbishment of the LK2 black liquor recovery boiler plant in Pöls, Austria.

2014-07-22

CINTE 2014: ANDRITZ to present full range of technologies for nonwovens and technical textiles

ANDRITZ (Wuxi) Nonwoven, China, part of international technology Group ANDRITZ, will present its state-of-the-art technologies and services for nonwovens and technical textiles at CINTE Techtextil 2014 in Shanghai from September 24 to 26, at hall E07, booth C02.

2014-07-17

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

International technology Group ANDRITZ has successfully completed start-up of the tissue machine PrimeLineTM W8 with steel Yankee supplied to Shandong Sun Paper, Yanzhou mill, Shandong province, China.

2014-07-16

Technology cooperation by ANDRITZ and Alucha, Spain: Innovative and environmentally friendly pyrolysis of plastic rejects

International technology Group ANDRITZ has concluded a cooperation agreement with recycling specialist Alucha, Spain, to supply new technologies and equipment for pyrolysis of rejects (waste) produced in the processing of liquid packaging board to make paper.

2014-07-15

ANDRITZ AUTOMATION concludes another modernization project successfully in the process control engineering sector at Hamburger Containerboard in Pitten, Austria

ANDRITZ AUTOMATION, part of international technology group ANDRITZ, has successfully concluded complete modernization of the process control system for a steam boiler at the Hamburger Containerboard mill in Pitten, Austria.

2014-07-15

ANDRITZ to upgrade deinking line for Danalakshmi Paper Mills, India

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Danalakshmi Paper Mills to rebuild an existing deinking pulp line in Tamil Nadu, India.

2014-07-09

ANDRITZ Biax to present its innovative product range for the plastic film industry at IndoPlas 2014

International technology Group ANDRITZ will present its latest technologies and comprehensive system solutions for the production of biaxially oriented films at the IndoPlas trade fair (booth F30) in Jakarta, Indonesia, from September 3 to 6, 2014.

2014-07-08

ANDRITZ to deliver pre-treatment technology for Fiberight’s Blairstown waste-to-biofuel project, USA

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order to supply equipment, engineering, and field services for Fiberight’s cellulosic ethanol plant in Blairstown, Iowa, USA. Start-up is planned for the first quarter of 2015.

2014-07-02

ANDRITZ to supply new furnace plant for production of railroad tracks to voestalpine, Austria

International technology Group ANDRITZ has been awarded an order to supply a new walking beam furnace for the Donawitz plant of voestalpine Schiene GmbH, Austria, Europe’s leading supplier of railroad tracks.

2014-07-01

ANDRITZ to supply new semi-chemical fiberline based on green liquor technology to SCG Paper, Thailand

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from SCG Paper, one of Asia’s leading producers of packaging grades, to supply a semi-chemical pulp fiberline for the Wangsala mill, Thailand.

2014-06-20

ANDRITZ successfully starts up tissue machine with steel Yankee for Hebei Yihoucheng, China

International technology Group ANDRITZ has successfully completed start-up of the PrimeLineCOMPACT tissue machine – the first of its kind in China – with steel Yankee supplied to Hebei Yihoucheng, China.

2014-06-18

ANDRITZ to deliver wood processing line for Stora Enso mechanical pulp plant in China

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Stora Enso Packaging, China, to supply a complete wood handling line for a greenfield mechanical pulp plant and board machine in Guangxi Province, China.

2014-06-11

ANDRITZ successfully starts up PM7 at Mondi Štětí, Czech Republic

International technology Group ANDRITZ has successfully started up PM7 paper machine at Mondi Štětí, Czech Republic. The machine will mainly produce packaging paper grades.

2014-06-03

ANDRITZ to supply new flue gas cleaning equipment and to modernize boiler for Jyväskylä Energy Group, Finland

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Jyväskylä Energy Group to deliver new flue gas cleaning equipment and upgrade the bubbling fluidized bed boiler at the Rauhalahti site, Finland.

2014-06-02

ANDRITZ successfully starts up TM2 tissue machine for Ganzhou Hwagain Paper, China

Following start-up of the TM1 PrimeLine tissue machine, international technology Group ANDRITZ has also successfully completed start-up of the second tissue machine supplied to Ganzhou Hwagain Paper, China.

2014-05-15

ANDRITZ to rebuild Leipa Georg Leinfelder’s deinking plant at Schwedt, Germany

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Leipa Georg Leinfelder to supply components for rebuild of the screening system in the DIP1 deinking plant at its Schwedt mill, Germany.

2014-05-12

ANDRITZ to supply pressurized refining systems to MDF customers in China and Mexico

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received orders to deliver pressurized refining systems to Luoding Luyuan Wood Based Panel, Guangdong Province, China, and – via Dieffen-bacher, Germany – to PRO MDF, Mexico.

2014-05-06

ANDRITZ GROUP: results for the first quarter of 2014

International technology Group ANDRITZ today presented its results for the first quarter of 2014.

2014-04-30

ANDRITZ Nonwoven presents its latest solutions at ITMA Asia 2014

International technology Group ANDRITZ will present its wide range of products and services in delivery of complete turnkey and individual solutions for wetlaid, spunlace, and needlepunch production as well as its newest technologies for the textile industry from June 16-20 at ITMA Asia 2014.

2014-04-29

Eldorado Brasil sets new pulp production world records with ANDRITZ technology

After a little more than one year of operation, the greenfield pulp mill of Eldorado Brasil in Três Lagoas, Brazil, set three consecutive world records for daily pulp production in March 2014.

2014-04-23

ANDRITZ to upgrade three paper machines for MEPCO, Saudi Arabia

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Middle East Paper Co. (MEPCO), Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, to upgrade three paper machines.

2014-04-10

ANDRITZ to supply complete spunlace line to DDN, China

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from DDN Beijing Dongfang Dayuan Nonwoven-Fabric, China, to supply a new spunlace line for the production of wipes from viscose/PES (30-80 g/m²).

2014-04-03

ANDRITZ to supply wetlace nonwovens line for flushable wipes to Dalian Ruiguang Nonwoven Group, China

ANDRITZ Nonwoven, part of international technology Group ANDRITZ, has received an order from Dalian Ruiguang Nonwoven Group to supply a complete wetlace line.

2014-04-02

ANDRITZ receives order from UPM Kymi mill, Finland, to supply new pulp drying line and to modernize fiberline 3

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from UPM to deliver a complete new pulp drying line and to upgrade the cooking and brown stock handling of fiberline 3 at theUPM Kymi pulp mill in Kouvola, Finland.

2014-04-01

ANDRITZ to deliver Advanced Process Control system for Ujina Concentrator copper deposit, Chile

ANDRITZ AUTOMATION, part of international technology Group ANDRITZ, has received an order from Compañia Minera Doña Ines de Collahuasi to supply an Advanced Process Control solution for the secondary grinding operations (including integration with the primary grinding process) at the Ujina Concentrator copper deposit in Iquique, Region de Tarapacá, Chile.

2014-03-26

The new ANDRITZ C-Press: efficient sludge dewatering with high performance and low operating costs

International technology Group ANDRITZ has launched new sludge dewatering equipment for waste water treatment plants, industrial treatment plants, and food applications.

2014-03-21

ANDRITZ AG Annual General Meeting elects Monika Kircher and Ralf Dieter as members of the Supervisory Board

At today’s 107th Annual General Meeting of ANDRITZ AG, two new members of the Supervisory Board were elected after the mandates of Hellwig Torggler and Peter Mitterbauer came to an end:

2014-03-19

ANDRITZ to supply electromechanical equipment for the Lysebotn II hydropower station, Norway

ANDRITZ HYDRO, part of international technology Group ANDRITZ, has received an order from the utility company Lyse Produksjon AS to supply the electromechanical equipment for the new Lysebotn II hydropower station, Norway. The order value amounts to approximately 40 million euros. Commissioning is scheduled for spring 2018.

2014-03-10

ANDRITZ successfully starts up submersible motor pumps on drilling platforms in the North Sea

The six submersible motor pumps supplied last year by international technology Group ANDRITZ to Jurong Shipyard, Singapore, were started up successfully on two drilling platforms in the North Sea. The pumps convey the industrial water for cooling the drilling equipment from a depth of 20 meters.

2014-03-06

ANDRITZ receives major order for supplies to new Klabin pulp mill, Brazil

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Klabin, the largest integrated pulp and paper company in Brazil, to supply major production equipment for Klabin’s new pulp mill in Ortigueira, Paraná, Brazil. Start-up is scheduled for the first quarter of 2016. Comparably structured orders typically represent a value approaching 300 million euros booked by the supplier.

2014-02-28

ANDRITZ GROUP: results for the 2013 business year

International technology Group ANDRITZ looks back on a disappointing 2013 business year. Although the HYDRO and METALS (including Schuler) business areas saw very positive development, the results of the PULP & PAPER and SEPARATION business areas were unsatisfactory.

2014-02-26

ANDRITZ HYDRO to supply electromechanical equipment for Lauca hydropower plant, Angola

International technology Group ANDRITZ is to supply the electromechanical equipment for the new Lauca hydropower plant, Angola, via Construtora Norberto Odebrecht to GAMEK (Gabinete de Aproveitamento do Medio Kwanza), a part of the Angolan power corporation ENE (Empresa Nacional de Electricidade). The order value for comparable deliveries lies in the lower three-digit million euro range; the order will enter into force in the course of 2014 upon fulfillment of all administrative requirements. Commissioning is scheduled for the end of 2017.

2014-02-19

ANDRITZ to supply new hot-dip galvanizing plant to Yieh Phui Technomaterial, China

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Yieh Phui Technomaterial, China, to supply a hot-dip galvanizing line with an annual capacity of 400,000 t. The new line is designed to produce high-strength steel grades for the automobile industry. Start-up is scheduled for the second quarter of 2016.

2014-02-17

ANDRITZ to supply the world’s largest High Energy Recovery Boiler to OKI Pulp & Paper Mills, Indonesia

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from OKI Pulp & Paper Mills to supply the world’s largest recovery boiler for OKI’s new kraft pulp mill in Indonesia. Start-up is scheduled for the second quarter of 2016. The order value amounts to approximately 120 million euros.

2014-02-11

ANDRITZ to supply all hydromechanical equipment for the Muskrat Falls hydroelectric generating facility, Canada

Further to the order awarded in January 2013 to supply four Kaplan turbines for the Muskrat Falls hydroelectric generating facility, Canada, ANDRITZ HYDRO, part of international technology Group ANDRITZ, has received from Nalcor Energy also the order for delivery and installation of the hydromechanical equipment at the facility. Commissioning is scheduled for 2017.

2014-02-10

ChinaPlas 2014: full expertise in the plastic film market from ANDRITZ Biax

At ChinaPlas (Shanghai, China, April 23-26), international technology Group ANDRITZ will present its strong capabilities in supplying comprehensive system solutions for the production of biaxially oriented films – from raw material storage to the winder. Visitors will have the opportunity to discuss the complete product portfolio with process experts at the ANDRITZ Biax booth K 41 in hall W5.

2014-02-07

ANDRITZ Nonwoven presents innovative process solutions at INDEX 2014

International technology Group ANDRITZ will be presenting its latest nonwovens solutions at INDEX 2014 in Geneva, Switzerland (April 8-11, booth 2114). ANDRITZ Nonwoven provides with its worldwide leading companies ANDRITZ Asselin-Thibeau, ANDRITZ Küsters, and ANDRITZ Perfojet turnkey solutions for spunlace, needlepunch, wetlaid/wetlace, and finishing.

2014-01-31

ANDRITZ Biax to supply new 8.7 m line for flexible BOPP films to Treofan, Germany

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Treofan, one of the world’s leading producers of plastic films, to deliver an 8.7 m wide manufacturing line for biaxially oriented polypropylene (BOPP) films to Treofan’s largest development and production site in Neunkirchen, Germany. Start-up is scheduled for mid-2015.

2014-01-22

ANDRITZ to supply High Energy Recovery Boiler to Mondi Świecie, Poland, as part of Mondi’s program for energy optimization and environmental protection

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order to supply a High Energy Recovery Boiler (HERB) to Mondi Świecie, Poland. The new ANDRITZ boiler, which is scheduled for start-up at the beginning of 2016, will replace the existing recovery boiler (supplied by ANDRITZ in the 1980s) at the Świecie mill.

2014-01-21

ANDRITZ HYDRO receives order to upgrade four Kaplan turbine units at the Shardarinskaya hydropower plant, Kazakhstan

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from JSC Shardarinskaya HPP, a subsidiary of the state-owned Kazakh utility company Samruk Energy, to upgrade the electromechanical equipment at the Shardarinskaya hydropower plant, which was originally commissioned in 1967.

2014-01-13

ANDRITZ:

  • Further financial provisions for pulp mill project in South America
  • Preliminary results 2013 for the ANDRITZ GROUP: sales between 5.7 and 5.8 bn. euros; expected EBITA of approximately 160 MEUR
  • Order intake in 2013 expected to reach 5.5 bn. euros – good development in fourth quarter of 2013

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