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Andritz AG Stattegger Strasse 18 8045 Graz, Austria http://www.andritz.com
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ANDRITZ to supply hardening and tempering plant for railway wheels to the Czech Republic

(PresseBox) (Graz, )
ANDRITZ Maerz, an affiliate of international technology Group ANDRITZ, has received an order to supply a hardening and tempering plant for railway wheels to Bonatrans Group a.s. in Bohumín, Czech Republic. Startup of the plant is scheduled for the end of 2011.

The scope of supply includes an integrated, fully automatic heat treatment system that can temper 66 railway wheels per hour. ANDRITZ Maerz will provide three furnaces for high and medium temperature applications, as well as hardening and cooling equipment. With this plant, Bonatrans Group a.s. will mainly produce heavyduty railway wheels for the world market, meeting the highest demands in terms of technological properties.

Following successful equipment deliveries to railway wheel manufacturers in Germany and Russia, this order strengthens ANDRITZ Maerz's market leadership as a supplier of complex heat treatment and tempering plants.

Andritz AG

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.

ANDRITZ METALS

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.

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