Andritz AG

New competence center of ANDRITZ Biax in Foshan, China

Opening ceremony at the new ANDRITZ Biax competence center in Foshan
International technology Group ANDRITZ has opened a new competence center for the manufacture of plastic film production equipment in Foshan, Guangdong Province, China, and hosted a customer day to accompany this event.

Mr. Gernot Czerny, Vice President of ANDRITZ Biax, welcomed 170 participants from over 70 companies. Experts from ANDRITZ Biax provided information on the latest developments to improve production processes, operation, energy consumption, and overall efficiency of production lines for biaxially oriented plastic films. Another topic presented was MESIM (Mechanical Simultaneous Stretching System) – the ANDRITZ Biax patented stretching technology for special films – as well as the high-speed chain track system with newly developed, patented clips.

During a tour of the workshop and office premises with a total area of 8,000 m2, the participants could witness the high-end quality of the main components in a high-speed BOPP film production line.

Contact data of ANDRITZ Biax in China:
ANDRITZ (China) Ltd.
Foshan, Guangdong, P.R. China
Phone: +86 (757) 8296 9222

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

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 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.