Our technical partners

The world‘s most innovative suppliers

For a project of this magnitude, you need partners you can rely on. ANDRITZ is proud to present our innovative product leaders in the tissue industry who contributed to the realization of the Tissue Innovation and Application Center. These are companies that shared their know-how, experience, and latest market solutions with us and made the PrimeLineTIAC what it is today: the world’s most modern pilot plant for tissue.

Albany International Corp.

Albany International is one of the world’s leading producer of custom-designed fabrics and belts essential to paper production, and is a technical partner with ANDRITZ for their pilot plant. Albany’s top tier paper machine clothing will be supplied and run on all of the positions in the pilot plant, utilizing the newest technologies available to ensure maximum machine performance.

Danfoss Gesellschaft m.b.H.

A better tomorrow is driven by drives! Danfoss Drives is a world leader in variable speed control of electric motors. We offer you unparalleled competitive edge through quality, application-optimized products, and a comprehensive range of product lifecycle services. You gain the benefit of decades of experience, since 1968.

Scope of supply: VACON®NXP single drives, NXC cabinet-drives and NXP common DC-Bus System-Drives from 1.5KW up to 400KW, air-cooled. Main focus on high reliability, comprehensive functionality, and compact design. Easy communication with control system  granted by Profinet, used for control and monitoring. Safe-Torque-Off (STO) and Safe-Limited Speed (SLS) integrated into drive-cabinets.

IBS Paper Performance Group

The IBS Paper Performance Group, well known as a reliable partner for the last 50 years to the pulp & paper industry, has been focusing on tissue for the last ten years. As a long term partner we proudly support Andritz with the following know-how and components: dewatering elements:  IBS, tensioning systems: JUD, web inspection & web monitoring system: PAPERTECH, doctor and showering equipment including tail cutter: JAMES ROSS, edge trim system: PMS, and parts of the main machine frame: BERGER.


For more than 100 years Nash has supplied the paper industry with reliable vacuum pumps, compressors, and engineered systems for paper production and water removal for paper machines. Our reputation in the paper industry is well known and hard earned. The reason is simple — NASH liquid ring vacuum pumps and systems are proven to help your mill produce quality paper at a lower cost. With product upgrades that improve reliability and reduce water consumption, we continue to offer innovative solutions that further enhance reliability while increasing energy savings and profitability for your mill.

Solenis LLC

A new tissue machine installation is a major challenge for any company. The complex control systems, infrastructure, mechanical  components, and chemical additives all need to work together to provide a smooth and efficient start-up. Solenis has decades of experience in the tissue industry with numerous new machine start-ups attributed to them. Continuous treatment programs also ensure efficient production are in place globally on most of the world’s tissue machines. Based on this experience, Solenis has been selected to partner with Andritz to work with them on the new pilot machine facility in Graz.

As part of this agreement, Solenis have supplied state-of-the-art chemical dosing equipment and associated chemicals covering all areas of production, from boiler and steam treatment, through to on-machine applications, and final effluent treatment.

Solenis will work with ANDRITZ and their tissue customers during pilot studies supplying the relevant chemicals and technical expertise to ensure all trial parameters are met and new initiatives are developed.

EDEL VENT, s.r.o.

The core business of Edelvent, s.r.o is design, delivery and service of industrial radial fans in a wide range of industries. In addition to industrial radial fans, we also cooperate with ANDRITZ AG in the paper industry on detailed engineering and delivery of Yankee hoods and other parts of paper machines. More at:

Flowtec Industrietechnik GmbH

The Flowtec product range covers industrial valves made by internationally leading manufacturers with a deep focus on the pulp and paper industry. We support you in selecting the right valves for all your applications, from fresh water till recovery - for special and standard requirements. More at:   

Kumera Corporation

Kumera Corporation is a global supplier of geared transmission solutions for industrial applications. We have a wide range of standard, custom-made and tailor-made products and services, specifically designed for the Pulp & Paper Industry.  More at:  


Founded in 1987 in Tolosa (Spain), LANTIER has gone through a comprehensive development of expansion, experience and reputation in the design and manufacture of productivity solutions (Creping Doctors, Showers, Tail Cutter and Profiling) for tissue. More at:

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