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ANDRITZ receives major order for a new stainless steel plant in Malaysia

Andritz Group
16. February 2009

International technology Group ANDRITZ received an order from Bahru Stainless SDN BHD in Malaysia , a joint venture between Acerinox S. A., Spain and Nisshin Steel, Japan for the supply of stainless steel strip processing equipment including acid regeneration.

  

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International technology Group ANDRITZ received an order from Bahru Stainless SHN BHD in Malaysia , a joint venture between Acerinox S. A., Spain and Nisshin Steel, Japan for the supply of stainless steel strip processing equipment including acid regeneration. The order value is approximately 85 MEUR. Production is scheduled to start by the end of 2010.

The order comprises a continuous annealing and pickling line for hot-rolled and cold-rolled
stainless steel strip, a skin pass mill, and a mixed acid regeneration plant (Pyromas). With a
capacity of approximately 540,000 tons per year, the plant will process strip in the thickness range
from 0.7-10 mm and up to 1,600 mm wide. ANDRITZ will supply the mechanical equipment,
furnace and pickling section including ancillary equipment, electrical equipment, and automation.
This is the second major order for stainless steel strip processing equipment that ANDRITZ
received from the Acerinox group within the last three years and demonstrates the capability of the
ANDRITZ GROUP to meet its customers’ requirements in all respects.

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