History of ANDRITZ Maerz GmbH, Germany

100 years of Maerz furnaces
2011     100 years of Maerz furnaces
  Regenerative Maerz heating systems are developed
  Maerz burner as an innovation in environmentally friendly heating technology
2010 Large-scale continuous furnaces are added to the product portfolio
2009 Completion of a shaft furnace concept for generator shafts
            Development of Maerz TBRC (Top Blown Rotary Converter) for the copper industry and modern cooling elements for copper furnace systems
2008 Split from location in Tägerwilen, Switzerland
  ANDRITZ GROUP acquires the Düsseldorf location
  Name change to ANDRITZ Maerz GmbH
2005 Development of an elliptical MAERZ anode furnace for the copper industry
2004 Development of the double-chamber furnace
2003 Development of the ideal car bottom forging furnace
2000 Take-over by Hochtemperatur Engineering GmbH (HTE)
  Design of first energy-optimized Maerz heating furnace for copper slabs
  Execution of a fully automated heat treatment system for high-speed railway wheels
1998 Acquisition of Gautschi Electro-Fours S.A., Tägerwilen, Switzerland
  New “Aluminium furnaces” business unit
  Name change to MAERZ-Gautschi Industrieofenanlagen GmbH, Düsseldorf and Tägerwilen
1962 Relocation to the office building in Düsseldorf, Germany
  Heating furnaces and heat treatment furnaces for steel are added to the business
  Development of the Maerz double walking beam furnace for heat treatment of heavy plate
1955 Company headquarters are moved from Krefeld to Düsseldorf
1950 Glass and copper melting furnaces are added to the business
1941       The engineering office is taken over by Österreichische Magnesit AG Munich (later Veitsch-Radex AG / RHI AG, Austria)
  Foundation of Maerz Ofenbau GmbH
  Supply of Siemens-Martin furnaces and furnaces for the production, treatment, and processing of steel, metals, and other products
Johannes Maerz (1873 - 1941) establishes an engineering office for open-hearth furnaces in Kattowitz, Silesia (later located in Berlin), focusing on the construction of Siemens-Martin furnaces

Johannes Maerz

Johannes Maerz – pioneer of the famous Maerz furnace design



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