ANDRITZ to supply turnkey cold strip annealing and pickling line for Acerinox, Spain
International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from stainless steel producer Acerinox Europa to supply a turnkey cold strip annealing and pickling line for its Campo de Gibraltar plant in Los Barrios, Spain.
The line will produce flat products in stainless steel, like 2D and 2B surface quality strip, and will have a total annual production capacity of 300,000 tons. The first coil production is scheduled for the third quarter of 2017.
The ANDRITZ METALS scope of supply also includes the skin pass mill and leveler, the automation and electrical equipment, as well as the instrumentation systems. This order again confirms the long-lasting and very successful cooperation between Acerinox and ANDRITZ.
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The ANDRITZ GROUP
ANDRITZ is a globally leading supplier of plants, equipment, and services for hydropower stations, the pulp and paper industry, the metalworking and steel industries, and for solid/liquid separation in the municipal and industrial sectors. The publicly listed technology Group is headquartered in Graz, Austria, and has a staff of almost 25,000 employees. ANDRITZ operates over 250 sites worldwide.
ANDRITZ METALS is technology and global market leader in metalforming via the Schuler Group, in which ANDRITZ has a stake of more than 95%. Schuler offers presses, automation solutions, dies, process know-how, and services for the entire metalworking industry. Its customers include car manufacturers and their suppliers, as well as companies in the forging, household equipment, packaging, energy, and electrical industries. Schuler is also the market leader in coin minting technology and offers system solutions for the aerospace and railway industries. 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 stainless steel, carbon steel, aluminum, and non-ferrous metal. The lines comprise equipment for cold rolling, heat treatment, surface finishing, strip coating and finishing, punching and deep drawing, and for the regeneration of pickling acids. The business area also supplies turnkey furnace systems for the steel, copper, and aluminum industries, as well as welding systems for the metalworking industry.