EANS-Adhoc: ANDRITZ receives major orders from Shandong Chenming Paper Holdings, China

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06.07.2009

Graz, July 6, 2009. International technology Group ANDRITZ has been awarded major orders by Shandong Chenming Paper Holdings Limited, one of the largest pulp and paper producers in China, for its mill in the Guangdong Province. The total value of the orders is approximately 160 MEUR.

To Shandong Chenming Paper´s subsidiary Zhanjiang Chenming Pulp & Paper Co., Ltd, ANDRITZ PULP & PAPER will supply all process technologies for a 700,000 t/y bleached hardwood kraft greenfield pulp mill as well as the complete stock preparation and approach flow system for a fine-paper machine in the same mill. The pulp mill is targeted for start-up in mid of 2011.

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The ANDRITZ GROUP
The ANDRITZ GROUP is a global market leader for customized plants, process technologies, and services for the hydropower, pulp and paper, metals, and other industries (solid/liquid separation, feed and biofuel). The Group is headquartered in Graz, Austria and has a staff of 13,600 employees worldwide. ANDRITZ operates over 150 production sites, service and sales companies all around the world.

ANDRITZ PULP & PAPER
The PULP & PAPER business area is a global leader in the supply of systems, equipment, engineered wear products and services for the production of all types of pulp (chemical pulp, mechanical pulp, recycled fiber pulp) paper, board, tissue, fiber-board (medium-density fiber board), nonwovens, and biomass boilers for power production. Through the successful acquisition and integration of complementary technologies, the business area has become a full-line supplier of production systems and services to the pulp and paper industry. The technologies are employed for the processing of logs and annual fibers; the production of chemical and mechanical pulps (cooking or refining, washing, bleaching, screening and drying); the recovery and reuse of chemicals; the generation of biomass energy; the preparation of paper machine furnish from virgin or recycled fibers; the production of tissue, paper and board products; the calendering and coating of paper; and the handling of reject materials and sludges. Service offerings are focused on assisting customers in increasing their operational efficiency while reducing operating costs. The business area provides customized basic and detailed engineering, procurement, manufacturing, equipment erection and supervision, training, and start-up services and EPC deliveries.

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Head of Group Treasury, Corporate Communications & Investor Relations
Tel.: +43 316 6902 2979
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michael.buchbauer@andritz.com

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