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ANDRITZ to supply new tension-leveling line and new degreasing line to Hindalco Industries Ltd., India


International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Hindalco Industries Ltd., India, to supply a new tension leveling line with an annual capacity of 100,000 tons and a new degreasing line with an annual capacity of 150,000 tons. Start-up is scheduled for spring 2021.

The new lines are designed for production of high-quality aluminum from series 3000, 5000 and 6000. The ANDRITZ scope of supply comprises the complete lines together with the mechanical and electrical equipment and also start-up of the plant.

Hindalco Industries, metals flagship-company of the Aditya Birla Group, leads the industry for aluminum and copper. With a consolidated turnover of approximately 18 billion US dollars, Hindalco is the world’s largest aluminum rolling company and one of Asia biggest producers of primary aluminum. Hindalco’s various aluminum downstream offerings – extrusions, flat-rolled products, foils, wire rods, billets, and so on – find applications in various industries ranging from cars to packaging and pharmaceuticals.

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ANDRITZ is an international technology group providing plants, systems, equipment, and services for various industries. The company is one of the technology and global market leaders in the hydropower business, the pulp and paper industry, the metal working and steel industries, and in solid/liquid separation in the municipal and industrial segments. Other important fields of business are animal feed and biomass pelleting, as well as automation, where ANDRITZ offers a wide range of innovative products and services in the IIoT (Industrial Internet of Things) sector under the brand name of Metris. In addition, the company is active in power generation (steam boiler plants, biomass power plants, recovery boilers, and gasification plants) and environmental technology (flue gas and exhaust gas cleaning plants) and offers equipment for the production of nonwovens, dissolving pulp, and panelboard, as well as recycling plants.

ANDRITZ stands for passion, partnership, perspectives and versatility – core values to which the company is committed. The listed Group is headquartered in Graz, Austria. With almost 170 years of experience, 29,000 employees, and more than 280 locations in over 40 countries worldwide, ANDRITZ is a reliable and competent partner and helps its customers to achieve their corporate and sustainability goals.

ANDRITZ Metals is the technology and global market leader in forming equipment through the Schuler Group, in which ANDRITZ has a stake of more than 95 percent. Schuler offers presses, automation solutions, dies, process know-how, and services for the entire metal forming industry. Its customers include car manufacturers and their suppliers, as well as companies in the forging, household appliance, packaging, energy, and electrical industries. Schuler is also the market leader in minting technology and offers system solutions for various high-tech segments.

In addition, ANDRITZ Metals is one of the leading global suppliers of complete lines for the production and processing of cold-rolled strip made of carbon steel, stainless steel, aluminum, and other non-ferrous metals. The lines comprise equipment for pickling, cold rolling, annealing and heat treatment, surface finishing, strip coating and finishing, punching and deep drawing, and regeneration of pickling acids. The business area also supplies turnkey furnace systems for the steel, copper, and aluminum industries, burners and refractory products, welding systems, as well as comprehensive services for the metal working industry.

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Bridle rolls in an ANDRITZ aluminum finishing line.

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Michael Buchbauer
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