ANDRITZ to supply three aluminum alloy process lines to Shandong Nanshan Aluminum, China
Shandong Nanshan Aluminum Co., Ltd, China has entrusted international technology group ANDRITZ with the supply of two continuous heat treatment lines (No. 3 and No. 4) and one continuous process treatment line (No. 4) to produce aluminum and aluminum alloy sheets for the automotive and aerospace industries at its mill in Longkou, Shandong.
The ANDRITZ scope comprises engineering, equipment supply, supervision of erection, and commissioning of the complete lines, including the electrical and automation equipment. Start-up will take place in 2025.
This order strengthens the good and long-standing relationship between ANDRITZ and Shandong Nanshan Aluminum. In 2017, ANDRITZ received the order to supply the continuous heat treatment line No. 2 and the continuous process treatment line No. 3, which have been successfully delivered and commissioned.
“The ANDRITZ well-proven technology, focusing on excellent aluminum process lines, and the extensive local network of experts and service specialists in China were key factors why ANDRITZ received the order from Nanshan,” said Wang Tao, Director of the Nanshan production plant.
Shandong Nanshan Aluminum Co., Ltd is a China-based company, principally engaged in the manufacture and distribution of aluminum products. The company distributes its products on the domestic and overseas markets. It has built the complete aluminum processing industrial chain in the same region, which is unique in the world.
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International technology group ANDRITZ offers a broad portfolio of innovative plants, equipment, systems, services and digital solutions for a wide range of industries and end markets. Sustainability is an integral part of the company’s business strategy and corporate culture. With its extensive portfolio of sustainable products and solutions, ANDRITZ aims to make the greatest possible contribution to a sustainable future and help its customers achieve their sustainability goals. ANDRITZ is a global market leader in all four of its business areas – Pulp & Paper, Metals, Hydro and Separation. Technological leadership and global presence are cornerstones of the group’s strategy, which is focused on long-term profitable growth. The publicly listed group has around 29,700 employees and over 280 locations in more than 40 countries.
ANDRITZ Metals is – via the Schuler Group – one of the world’s leading suppliers of technologies, plants and digital solutions in 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, sustainable and market-leading solutions for the production and processing of flat products, for welding systems and furnaces with its own burner solutions, as well as services for the metals processing industry.