ANDRITZ announces successful start-up of the neXline needlepunch line supplied to Eco Technilin, Poland
ANDRITZ Nonwoven, part of international technology Group ANDRITZ, has successfully started up a complete, high-capacity needlepunch eXcelle line – from webforming to needlepunching – supplied to Eco Technilin, Poland.
The line has a production capacity of about 1,000 kg/h and produces nonwovens made of natural fibers, glass fibers and polypropylene from 300 to 2,400 gsm for the automotive industry.
ANDRITZ has delivered the opening and blending equipment, an eXcelle card for a width of 2.5 m, and a profile crosslapper in combination with ANDRITZ technology for pre-needling and needling of heavyweight nonwovens.
This order once again demonstrates the strong and long-term partnership between ANDRITZ and
Eco Technilin, which is already operating two ANDRITZ lines in France.
As a leading provider of natural fiber solutions, Eco Technilin is currently able to produce over 10,000 tons of nonwoven mats per year. The company has developed a range of materials for many applications in the transport industry (automotive, aircraft, buses, railway, etc.), the construction industry, furniture, geotextiles, and many more. It will substantially increase its production in the coming months.
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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 as well as for animal feed and biomass pelleting. Other important business segments include automation and service business. In addition, the international Group is also active in the power generating sector (steam boiler plants, biomass boilers, recovery boilers, and gasification plants) and in environmental technology (flue gas cleaning plants) and offers equipment for the production of nonwovens, dissolving pulp, and panelboard as well as recycling plants. The publicly listed technology Group is headquartered in Graz, Austria, and has a staff of approximately 25,700 employees. ANDRITZ operates more than 250 sites in over 40 countries.