New developments and world records: ANDRITZ Steel Yankee customer event in Hungary


International technology Group ANDRITZ will be hosting a Steel Yankee customer event on June 26 and 27, 2013, in Budapest, Hungary.

With diameters up to 22 ft. and shell lengths reaching 7.4 m, ANDRITZ offers the worldwide leading technology in large Steel Yankees for tissue, paper, and board production. At the beginning of June 2013, ANDRITZ will install the world’s largest Steel Yankee at the new kraft paper machine for Zellstoff Pöls AG, Austria. At its customer event in Hungary, ANDRITZ will inform about the current status of the installation of this record-breaking Yankee, and visitors can also take part in a workshop tour at the ANDRITZ manufacturing site in Tiszakécske to learn about the Steel Yankee manufacturing process and coating technology. 

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The ANDRITZ GROUP is a globally leading supplier of plants, equipment, and services for hydropower stations, the pulp and paper industry, the metalworking and steel industries, solid/liquid separation in the municipal and industrial sectors, and the production of animal feed and biomass pellets. In addition, ANDRITZ offers technologies for certain other sectors including automation, pumps, machinery for nonwovens and plastic films, steam boiler plants, biomass boilers and gasification plants for energy generation, flue gas cleaning plants, plants for the production of panelboards (MDF), thermal sludge utilization, and biomass torrefaction plants. The publicly listed, international technology Group is headquartered in Graz, Austria, and has a staff of around 23,400 employees. ANDRITZ operates over 220 production sites as well as service and sales companies all around the world. 

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 board. The technologies cover processing of logs, annual fibers, and waste paper, production of chemical pulp, mechanical pulp, and recycled fibers, recovery and reuse of chemicals, preparation of paper machine furnish, production of paper, tissue, and board, 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, gasification plants for energy production, flue gas cleaning plants, biomass torrefaction, and plants for the production of nonwovens, dissolving pulp, plastic films, and panelboards (MDF) are also allocated to the business area.

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