History of ANDRITZ Inc.
Long standing experience and expertise for paper, nonwoven and textile industries
The first ANDRITZ products were supplied to the US in the early ‘60s. Today ANDRITZ Inc., Spartanburg, offers full-range capabilities including capital and aftermarket sales, field service, genuine spare parts, and roll repair for each core business within the paper, nonwoven, textile and plastic industries.
1961 First Küsters roll installed in the US
1973 Joint venture Zima Corporation and Eduard Küsters Maschinenbaufabrik: Manufacturing of textile machinery
1995 Foundation of Küsters Paper Corp. (KPC): Focus on capital sales as well
as aftermarket sales and field service for the paper industry
1996 Joint venture Küsters Beloit
1999 Aftermarket sales and field service for the nonwovens industry
2005 Incorporation of nonwovens capital sales into KPC
2006 100% take over by ANDRITZ, renamed to ANDRITZ Küsters Service
2009 ANDRITZ Perfojet joined
2012 ANDRITZ Asselin-Thibeau joined
2013 ANDRITZ Biax agency
2014 Remarkable milestone: 4000th roll serviced