ANDRITZ receives further major orders from stainless steel producers in China
For Tianjin TISCO & TPCO Stainless Steel Co. Ltd. the ANDRITZ METALS business area will supply an annealing and pickling line for coldrolled stainless steel strip (annual capacity 400,000 t). Startup is planned for the third quarter of 2011.
From Jiuquan Iron & Steel Group Co. Ltd. ANDRITZ has received the order for delivery of a tensionleveling line and an offline skin pass mill for coldrolled stainless steel strip. Startup of the plants, which have an annual capacity of 200,000 tons, is planned for the fourth quarter of 2011.
Both stainless steel producers have been customers of ANDRITZ METALS for many years and are successfully operating many systems supplied by ANDRITZ.
ANDRITZ METALS is one of the leading global suppliers of complete lines for the production and further processing of coldrolled carbon steel, stainless steel, and nonferrous metal strip. These lines consist of equipment for cold rolling, heat treatment, surface finishing, strip coating and finishing, punching and deep drawing, and for pickling acid regeneration. The business area also supplies turnkey industrial furnace systems for thermal processes, such as heat treatment of slabs and forged pieces, as well as refining furnaces for the copper industry.
The ANDRITZ GROUP is a globally leading supplier of plants and services for the hydropower, pulp and paper, metals, and other specialized industries (solid/liquid separation, feed and biofuel). The Group is headquartered in Graz, Austria, and has a staff of approximately 13,400 employees worldwide. ANDRITZ operates over 120 production sites, service, and sales companies all around the world.