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… ANDRITZ acquired DIATEC, Italy?

ANDRITZ has acquired a 70% stake in Diatec S.R.L., a leading manufacturer of converting machines for the hygiene and food packaging industries based in Collecorvino, Italy. The remaining 30% will stay in the hands of the two current shareholding families. Diatec designs and manufactures special machines and technological solutions, mainly for the production of baby diapers and other absorbent hygiene products.

With this acquisition, ANDRITZ complements its product portfolio in Nonwoven technologies and is now able to offer the complete supply and value chain, from the raw material to web forming, finishing, and converting.

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