ANDRITZ Perfojet to supply three additional spunlace lines to customers in China

ANDRITZ Perfojet, a member of international technology Group ANDRITZ, has received orders to deliver three new hydroentanglement units to renown Chinese customers, thus again confirming its position as a globally leading supplier for spunlace technology.

Zhejiang Huzhou Kingsafe: new spunlace line for higher production capacity, better product quality, and reduced water consumption
To Zhejiang Huzhou Kingsafe, one of the leading suppliers of lightweight spunlace fabrics, ANDRITZ Perfojet will deliver a Jetlace Avantage hydroentanglement unit (width: 3.5 m) manufactured at the ANDRITZ site in Foshan, China. In order to increase production capacity and obtain maximum efficiency from its spunlace line, Zhejiang Huzhou Kingsafe decided for the ANDRITZ filtration system (filtration is a key component of the hydroentanglement machine): The experience of ANDRITZ Perfojet allows spunlace producers to reduce water consumption and increase the quality of nonwoven fabrics, while increasing production capacity. Start-up of the unit is scheduled for the second quarter of 2012.

Shanghai BG Filter: additional hydroentanglement unit for hot gas filtration materials
Following a recent order for a Spunjet unit with a width of 6.6 m, Shanghai BG Filter has ordered a second hydroentanglement unit from ANDRITZ Perfojet. Start-up of the new Jetlace 3000 line (width: 3.6 m) is scheduled for the first quarter of 2012. Shanghai BG Filter is one of the leading Chinese producers of spunlace fabrics for the use in hot gas filtration.

Hangzhou Xiaoshan Phoenix Textile Co. Ltd: spunlace line for the production of lightweight fabrics for the hygiene market
From Hangzhou Xiaoshan Phoenix Textile, ANDRITZ Perfojet received an order to supply a new Jetlace Avantage unit with a width of 3.6 m including through-air dryer. The spunlace line is designed for the production of lightweight fabrics for the hygiene market. With this investment, Hangzhou Xiaoshan Phoenix Textile further expands its textile business. Start-up is scheduled for the second quarter of 2012.

Following recent orders for the supply of hydroentanglement equipment for BG Filter Group, Zhejiang Spread Non-Woven New Material, and Jiaxing Furuisen Spunlaced Nonwovens, all China, in the first quarter of 2011, these three additional orders confirm the position of ANDRITZ Perfojet as a globally leading supplier of reliable and state-of-the-art spunlace technology, particularly in terms of capacity and energy consumption.

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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.

2011-07-14

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