ANDRITZ MeWa launches successful collaboration with new trading partner in France

ANDRITZ MeWa, part of international technology Group ANDRITZ, is further extending its worldwide sales network. A partnership was launched this summer with Graen Tech, based in Kehl, Germany, for the sale of ANDRITZ MeWa’s shredding and crushing machines in France.

The new partnership has already been very successful: An agricultural operation in the small French community of Vihiers, located between the cities of Nantes and Tours, commissioned ANDRITZ MeWa to supply a Bio-QZ 1200 cross-flow shredder for pre-treatment of cow and horse manure. The customer aims to make greater use of the large energy potential of the manure and prevent floating layers in the fermenter.

The Bio-QZ reduces the manure practically to “bite-sized” pieces for the microorganisms in the biogas plant and increases the surface area of the material. As a result, the cow and horse manure mix very well with the other fermentation substrate in the fermenter. A decisive advantage of mechanical treatment in the Bio-QZ is its distinctly positive impact on the gas yield. ANDRITZ MeWa has already succeeded in winning a large number of orders in this sector in Europe.

Graen Tech is an established company with extensive know-how in the development, manufacture, and sale of industrial plants in France. The company offers comprehensive services from a single source: technical and commercial consulting for initial and follow-up projects, project management, as well as maintenance and repair work. The contact person responsible at Graen Tech is Philippe Hesse, Area Sales Manager France, Tel.: +33 646 5474 40, e-mail: philippe.hesse@graen-tech.com.

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For further information, please contact:
Dr. Michael Buchbauer
Head of Corporate Communications
michael.buchbauer@andritz.com

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 MeWa
ANDRITZ MeWa is a part of the ANDRITZ GROUP and has been developing and building shredding and crushing machines as well as turnkey recycling plants for many different applications for over 30 years. The main focuses are processing of electrical and electronic scrap, refrigerators, metal composite materials, domestic and industrial waste, old tires, oil filters, as well as organic waste for biogas plants. The company is based in Gechingen, Germany.

2016-11-22

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