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ANDRITZ to modernize a 20-high rolling mill for First Copper Technology Co., Ltd., Taiwan

2019/10/30

International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order to modernize a 20-high rolling mill for First Copper Technology Co., Ltd., Taiwan, at its plant in Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

The scope of supply and services includes engineering and supply of the mechanical and electrical equipment as well as erection work supervision and start-up. The modernization work is scheduled for completion in the second quarter of 2021.

After the modernization, the rolling mill’s mechanical, electrical and safety-related equipment will reflect the current state of the art. This will ensure increased production reliability in the future, and the quality of the end product will be improved by the new components installed, in particular new Shapemeter rolls.

First Copper Technology Co., Ltd. was founded in 1989. The company mainly deals in the production and sale of copper sheet, copper wire and copper plate.

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ANDRITZ GROUP
ANDRITZ is an international technology group providing plants, systems, equipment, and services for various industries. The company is one of the technology and global market leaders in the hydropower business, the pulp and paper industry, the metal working and steel industries, and in solid/liquid separation in the municipal and industrial segments. Other important fields of business are animal feed and biomass pelleting, as well as automation, where ANDRITZ offers a wide range of innovative products and services in the IIoT (Industrial Internet of Things) sector under the brand name of Metris. In addition, the company is active in power generation (steam boiler plants, biomass power plants, recovery boilers, and gasification plants) and environmental technology (flue gas and exhaust gas cleaning plants) and offers equipment for the production of nonwovens, dissolving pulp, and panelboard, as well as recycling plants.

ANDRITZ stands for passion, partnership, perspectives and versatility – core values to which the company is committed. The listed Group is headquartered in Graz, Austria. With almost 170 years of experience, 29,600 employees, and more than 280 locations in over 40 countries worldwide, ANDRITZ is a reliable and competent partner and helps its customers to achieve their corporate and sustainability goals.

ANDRITZ METALS
ANDRITZ Metals is the technology and global market leader in forming equipment through the Schuler Group, in which ANDRITZ has a stake of more than 95 percent. Schuler offers presses, automation solutions, dies, process know-how, and services for the entire metal forming industry. Its customers include car manufacturers and their suppliers, as well as companies in the forging, household appliance, packaging, energy, and electrical industries. Schuler is also the market leader in coin minting technology and offers system solutions for the aerospace industry, rail transport, and manufacture of large pipes. In addition, ANDRITZ Metals is one of the leading global suppliers of complete lines for the production and processing of cold-rolled strip made of carbon steel, stainless steel, aluminum, and other non-ferrous metals. The lines comprise equipment for pickling, cold rolling, annealing and heat treatment, surface finishing, strip coating and finishing, punching and deep drawing, and regeneration of pickling acids. The business area also supplies turnkey furnace systems for the steel, copper, and aluminum industries, burners and refractory products, as well as welding systems and comprehensive service for the metal working industry.

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20-high rolling mill from ANDRITZ

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