ANDRITZ receives order for the supply of a tissue machine to Vietnam

International technology Group ANDRITZ received an order to deliver a PrimeLineCOMPACT tissue machine to Saigon Paper Corporation, one of the leading Vietnamese producers of tissue and board. The order value is approximately 17 million USD, start-up is scheduled for 2010.

The scope of supply includes a complete PrimeLineCOMPACT - from the stock preparation to the reel, including automation. At a width of 2,850 mm, the tissue machine has an annual production capacity of 25,000 t at a design speed of 1,650 m/min. A PrimeDry steel Yankee (diameter 3.65 m) will be used to enable energy savings.

The PrimeLineCOMPACT concept’s standardized design and ease of installation reduce the time from order placement to start-up, thus accelerating the return on investment for customers.

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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 global market leader for customized plants, process technologies, and services for the hydropower, pulp and paper, metals, and other industries (solid/liquid separation, feed and biofuel). The Group is headquartered in Graz, Austria, and has a staff of 13,600 employees worldwide. ANDRITZ operates over 150 production sites, service and sales companies all around the world.

ANDRITZ PULP & PAPER

The PULP & PAPER business area is a global leader in the supply of systems, equipment, engineered wear products, and services for the production of all types of pulp (chemical pulp, mechanical pulp, recycled fiber pulp), paper, board, tissue, fiber-board (medium-density fiber board), and nonwovens, and also manufactures biomass boilers for power production. Through the successful acquisition and integration of complementary technologies, the business area has become a full-line supplier of production systems and services to the pulp and paper industry. The technologies are employed for processing of logs and annual fibers, production of chemical and mechanical pulps (cooking or refining, washing, bleaching, screening, and drying), recovery and reuse of chemicals, generation of biomass energy, preparation of paper machine furnish from virgin or recycled fibers, production of tissue, paper and board products, calendering and coating of paper, and handling of reject materials and sludges. Service offerings are focused on assisting customers in increasing their operational efficiency, while reducing operating costs. The business area provides customized basic and detailed engineering, procurement, manufacturing, equipment erection and supervision, training and start-up services, and EPC deliveries.

2009-08-03

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