ANDRITZ to supply rolling mill for production of carbon steel to South Korea

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from the South Korean carbon steel producer Dongkuk Industries Co., Ltd. to supply a 6-high rolling mill with an annual capacity of 169,000 t. Start-up is scheduled for the end of 2012.

The scope of supply includes the mechanical and complete electrical equipment for the plant, which is to produce low, mid, and high carbon steel with thicknesses ranging from 0.4 mm-10.0 mm and a maximum width of 650 mm. This order confirms the long-standing good partnership of ANDRITZ and Dongkuk Industries which has been operating an S6-high rolling mill and a roll grinding machine from ANDRITZ METALS successfully.

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For further information, please contact:
Oliver Pokorny
Group Treasury, Corporate Communications & Investor Relations
Phone: +43 (316) 6902 1332
oliver.pokorny@andritz.com

The ANDRITZ GROUP


The ANDRITZ GROUP is a globally leading supplier of plants and services for the hydropower, pulp and paper, metals, and other specialized industries (solid/liquid separation, feed and biofuel). The Group is headquartered in Graz, Austria, and has a staff of approximately 15,900 employees worldwide. ANDRITZ operates over 120 production sites, service, and sales companies all around the world.

ANDRITZ METALS


ANDRITZ METALS is one of the leading global suppliers of complete lines for the production and further processing of cold-rolled carbon steel, stainless steel, and non-ferrous metal strip. These lines consist of equipment for cold rolling, heat treatment, surface finishing, strip coating and finishing, punching and deep drawing, and for pickling acid regeneration. The business area also supplies turnkey industrial furnace systems for thermal processes, such as heat treatment of slabs and forged pieces, as well as refining furnaces for the copper industry.

2011-07-19

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