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 servicegenuine spare parts, and roll repair for each core business within the papernonwoventextile 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