Andritz to supply two fiber preparation systems to Pfleiderer Group

International technology Group ANDRITZ was awarded the supply of two fiber preparation systems to Pfleiderer Group, Germany.

To Pfleiderer MDF OOO, ANDRITZ will deliver a turn-key front end package for their new MDF factory in Novgorod, Russia.  The scope of supply comprises the complete woodyard, chip washing system, the pressurized refining system, which will be equipped with an S 2070M refiner, as well as the steel structure, piping, cabling, complete erection, and start-up assistance.  Production capacity will be up to 1,248 bdmt/d.  Start-up is scheduled for 2009.  This is the fifth fiber preparation system ANDRITZ will install in Russia.

To Pfleiderer Holzwerkstoffe Nidda GmbH & Co.KG, Germany, ANDRITZ will deliver a complete fiber preparation system, comprising a pressurized refining system with a 50/54“-1CP refiner (capacity of 528 bdmt/d).  Start-up is scheduled for Q3/2008.

The high availability and theadvanced equipmentand system solutions offered by ANDRITZ, as well as the successful support for Pfleiderer Baruth’s MDF operation (formerly Kunz group), Germany, were the decisive factors for these order awards to ANDRITZ.

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For further information, please contact:

Dr. Michael Buchbauer
Head of Corporate Communications
Phone: +43 (316) 6902 2979


Stock exchange listed ANDRITZ Group is a global market leader for advanced production systems for pulp and paper, steel, and other specialized industries.  In addition, ANDRITZ is also one of the leading global suppliers of electromechanical systems and services for hydropower plants.  ANDRITZ has a staff of approximately 11,200 employees worldwide.  It develops and makes its high-tech systems at 35 production sites (Austria, Germany, Finland, Denmark, France, Netherlands, USA, Canada, and China).


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