ANDRITZ and CONQORD OIL sign strategic partnership agreement
ANDRITZ Frautech Srl, part of international technology Group ANDRITZ, and CONQORD OIL srl (Q8Oils), a global player in the production of lubricating oils and emulsions and active in the metalworking industry, have signed a partnership agreement for the supply of separators for the treatment of coolants, washing fluids, and industrial oils.
For the treatment of all industrial oils, ANDRITZ will supply skid-mounted and plug-and-play separators in a concentrator version for coolants and washing fluid management, and also separators in purifier and clarifier versions. CONQORD OIL has been present in this market for more than 80 years and has in-depth knowledge of the metalworking market. “This company has proven to be the ideal partner to sell our proven technologies and state-of-the-art-equipment” says Alexandre Martins, Product home Manager Separators at ANDRITZ SEPARATION.
The partnership is an important step forward for ANDRITZ in entering and further developing the Italian metalworking market. The extensive sales network of Q8Oils opens up new business opportunities for ANDRITZ as well as access to new customers.
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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 approximately 25,700 employees. ANDRITZ operates over 250 sites worldwide.
ANDRITZ SEPARATION is one of the leading global suppliers of technologies and services in the solid/liquid separation sector, as well as for the production of animal feed and biomass pellets. The comprehensive product portfolio for solid/liquid separation comprises centrifuges, filters and drying plants, screens, thickeners, and separators – the industries served include municipal and industrial wastewater treatment, chemicals, food and beverages, as well as mining and minerals. The service sector focuses on plant modernizations, spare and wear parts, as well as on process optimization.
CONQORD OIL Srl (Q8Oils)
Q8Oils is part of the Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC), one of the largest companies in the world. With 120 years of known reserves and production levels of crude oil of 2.9 million barrels a day, it is the seventh largest oil producer in the world. The interests of the KPC extend to every segment of the oil industry, exploration on land and offshore, production, refining, marketing and retail, petrochemical, and naval transport. Supported by the significant corporate resources of the parent company, Q8Oils is a fully integrated lubricants organization. By using high-quality base oils in their plants, Q8Oils produces a wide range of lubricants that are developed and supported technically in European laboratories. Today, fluids from Q8Oils are used by many customers in over 80 countries worldwide.