2012 Export Winners Series: Andritz AG
Since 1994 the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber and the Austrian Federal Ministry of Economy, Family and Youth have been awarding "Export prizes" to Austrian companies for their exceptional success on international markets. This year the special "Global Player Award 2012" went to ANDRITZ AG.
The international technology group ANDRITZ is a global market leader in the supply of plants, equipment and services for hydropower stations, the pulp and paper industry, for solid/liquid separation in the municipal and industrial sectors, the steel industry, as well as for the production of animal feed and biomass pellets. In the 2011 business year the group generated global revenues of almost EUR 4.6 billion with more than 17,000 employees at over 180 production sites and service and sales companies.
Intensive research and development work as well as the acquisition of more than 60 companies with complementary products and technologies have made ANDRITZ into a global player for complete plant systems in different industry areas. This is not only reflected in the award received, but also in the order backlog from last year: new orders worth over EUR 5.7 billion marked an all-time high for the company. The publicly listed company is headquartered in Graz, Austria.