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ANDRITZ to supply eight chamber forging furnaces to thyssenkrupp rothe erde, China


International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from thyssenkrupp rothe erde (Xuzhou) Ring Mill Co., Ltd., to supply eight chamber forging furnaces for their plant in Xuzhou, China.

Start-up is scheduled for the first quarter of 2022.

The scope of supply includes engineering, manufacturing, electrical equipment and automation software, as well as erection work and start-up. The equipment supplied by ANDRITZ features advanced technology, including low NOx burners that will minimize emissions and fuel consumption.

The new production line is a major investment project by thyssenkrupp rothe erde in China and the third furnace order that they have awarded to ANDRITZ. Once commissioned, the furnaces will significantly increase the annual capacity of the mill and enhance thyssenkrupp rothe erde’s global competitiveness.

thyssenkrupp rothe erde is the global market leader for slewing bearings and one of the leading manufacturers of slewing bearings and seamless rolled rings. These products are used in a wide spectrum of applications ranging from industrial machinery, automotive engineering, and aerospace facilities through to wind turbines and tunnel-boring machines.

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International technology group ANDRITZ offers a broad portfolio of innovative plants, equipment, systems and services for the pulp and paper industry, the hydropower sector, the metals processing and forming industry, pumps, solid/liquid separation in the municipal and industrial sectors, as well as animal feed and biomass pelleting. The global product and service portfolio is rounded off with plants for power generation, recycling, the production of nonwovens and panelboard, as well as automation and digital solutions offered under the brand name of Metris. The publicly listed group today has around 27,800 employees and more than 280 locations in over 40 countries.

ANDRITZ Metals is – via the Schuler Group – one of the world’s leading suppliers of technologies, plants and digital solutions in sheet metal forming. The product portfolio also includes automation and software solutions, process know-how, and service.

In the metals processing segment, the business area offers innovative and market-leading solutions for the production and processing of flat products, for welding systems, as well as furnaces and services for the metals industry.

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