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The ANDRITZ GROUP is a globally leading supplier of plants, equipment, and services for hydropower stations, the pulp and paper industry, the metalworking and steel industries, and solid/liquid separation in the municipal and industrial sectors. In addition, ANDRITZ offers technologies for certain other sectors including automation, the production of animal feed and biomass pellets, pumps, machinery for nonwovens and plastic films, steam boiler plants, biomass boilers and gasification plants for energy generation, flue gas cleaning plants, plants for the production of panelboards (MDF), thermal sludge utilization, and biomass torrefaction plants.
Latest press releases:
ANDRITZ HYDRO, part of international technology Group ANDRITZ, has received an order from Kraftwerke Oberhasli AG (KWO), Switzerland, to supply two Pelton turbines and one synchronous generator as part of the project to extend Innertkirchen 1 and Handeck 2 hydropower stations. Commissioning is scheduled for 2016. The project to modernize the two plants built over 60 years ago makes a substantial contribution towards covering peak energy demand to compensate for volatile wind and solar energy supplies. Due to the modernization, an additional 70 gigawatt-hours will be generated every year, thus covering the energy demand for more than 14,000 households.
ANDRITZ to supply equipment for new hot-dip galvanizing system and annealing line for Tangshan Iron and Steel Group, China
International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Tangshan Iron and Steel Group, China, to supply furnaces and process equipment for a hot-dip galvanizing plant (annual capacity: 415,000 tons) and a continuous annealing line (annual capacity: 770,000 tons). The two new heat treatment lines have been designed to produce high-strength steel grade for the automotive industry. The order has a value of approximately 50 million euros. Start-up is scheduled for the fourth quarter of 2014.
ANDRITZ: Modernization of Austria’s oldest hydropower plant on the River Danube Ybbs-Persenbeug provides clean energy for additional 17,000 households
ANDRITZ HYDRO, part of international technology Group ANDRITZ, has received an order from VERBUND, the leading Austrian electrical energy supplier and one of the biggest hydropower generation companies in Europe, to modernize the Ybbs-Persenbeug run-of-river power plant (total capacity: 236 megawatts), which went into operation in 1959. Recently, one of the first major project milestones, the model test of the turbines, was finished successfully. Due to new technologies in hydraulic and electrical engineering, improved materials and manufacturing techniques, and digital control systems, the hydropower plant will generate additional power for 17,000 households until 2020. Currently the Danube river hydropower plant delivers power for 380,000 households.