ANDRITZ acquires Franssons Recycling Machines
International technology Group ANDRITZ has acquired technology and intellectual property assets from Franssons Recycling Machines AB, located in Sundsvall, Sweden.
Franssons Recycling Machines is a global pioneer in manufacturing and development of machinery for treating waste, wood, and biomass as well as for recycling plastic, paper, and cardboard. Franssons has been an established und experienced supplier of industrial shredding and recycling technologies for 70 years, with many references around the globe.
The well-known and proven products and solutions of Franssons will be assigned to ANDRITZ’s Recycling product group (part of the Pulping and Fiber Systems Division, PULP & PAPER business area), further complementing its product offerings in recycling, which extend from refrigerator and electronic waste recycling to reject systems for the pulp and paper industry. ANDRITZ is thus able to provide its customers with even more comprehensive solutions and services in the recycling sector.
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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 25,500 employees. ANDRITZ operates over 250 sites worldwide.
ANDRITZ PULP & PAPER
ANDRITZ PULP & PAPER is a leading global supplier of equipment, systems, and services for the production and processing of all types of pulps, paper, tissue, and cardboard. The technologies cover the processing of logs, annual fibers, and waste paper; the production of chemical pulp, mechanical pulp, and recycled fibers; the recovery and reuse of chemicals; the preparation of paper machine furnish; the production of paper, tissue, and board; the calendering and coating of paper; as well as treatment of reject materials and sludge. The service range includes modernization, rebuilds, spare and wear parts, service and maintenance, as well as machine transfer and second-hand equipment. Biomass, steam, and recovery boilers, as well as gasification plants for power generation, flue gas cleaning plants, plants for the production of nonwovens, dissolving pulp, and panelboards (MDF), as well as recycling plants are also allocated to the business area.