05/29/2013

Andritz AG

Successful start-up of new ANDRITZ BOPP film line at Daelim, South Korea

Successfull start-up of ANDRITZ Biax BOPP film line at Daelim, South Korea
International technology Group ANDRITZ has successfully started up a BOPP film stretching line for Daelim Industrial, a South Korean group operating globally in the construction and chemical industries. The new ANDRITZ Biax line with a width of 8.7 m is designed for an annual capacity of around 38,600 t. The plastic films, with a thickness of 10-60 µm, will be used primarily in the packaging industry.
Following start-up ahead of schedule, the line is now running at stable speed and with very good film quality on the winder. Mr. Jae Kwan Yoo, Vice President and Director of Film Business in the Daelim Group, states: “The intensive and positive cooperation by ANDRITZ Biax and Daelim in addition to the smooth and fast start-up clearly show that we made the right decision in going with ANDRITZ. The results meet our expectations in full.”


This successful start-up confirms the position of ANDRITZ Biax as one of the world’s leading suppliers of technology and equipment for the production of biaxially oriented plastic films. ANDRITZ Biax offers the full range of systems and equipment for the production of biaxially stretched plastic films, delivering its technology either as single equipment or full turnkey plants.

For further information, please contact:
Oliver Pokorny
Group Treasury, Corporate Communications & Investor Relations
Phone: +43 (316) 6902 1332
oliver.pokorny@andritz.com


The ANDRITZ GROUP
The ANDRITZ GROUP is a globally leading supplier of plants, equipment, and services for hydropower stations, the pulp and paper industry, the metalworking and steel industries, and solid/liquid separation in the municipal and industrial sectors. In addition, ANDRITZ offers technologies for certain other sectors including automation, the production of animal feed and biomass pellets, pumps, machinery for nonwovens and plastic films, steam boiler plants, biomass boilers and gasification plants for energy generation, flue gas cleaning plants, plants for the production of panelboards (MDF), thermal sludge utilization, and biomass torrefaction plants. The publicly listed, international technology Group is headquartered in Graz, Austria, and has a staff of around 23,700 employees. ANDRITZ operates over 220 production sites as well as service and sales companies all around the world.

ANDRITZ Biax
ANDRITZ Biax offers the full range of systems and equipment for the production of biaxially stretched plastic films, delivering its technology either as single equipment units or full, turnkey plants.