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19.04.2012 – 08:02

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EANS-News: ANDRITZ to supply new recovery boiler to Mondi Frantschach, Austria

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Graz (euro adhoc) - Graz, April 19, 2012.  International technology Group
ANDRITZ has been selected by Mondi Group to supply a 1,200 tds/d recovery boiler
for Mondi Frantschach at its mill in St. Gertraud, Austria. The boiler is
scheduled to start up in the second half of 2013. 

ANDRITZ PULP & PAPER will deliver the entire boiler plant, with auxiliaries, as
instrumentation and electrification for the boiler. The scope of supply also
includes process control system for the boiler island, including the safety
system and integration to the existing mill.

The modern ANDRITZ recovery boiler design will replace two old boilers and will
incorporate the vertical air combustion system to ensure the lowest possible
emissions. Steam values for the new boiler are designed for an operating
pressure of 87.5 bars(a) and temperature of 480º C. For possible future needs, a
space allocation is made for chloride and potassium removal system. The boiler´s
design also enables the addition of a flue gas cooler and/or a flue gas scrubber
in the future. 

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International technology Group ANDRITZ is a globally leading supplier of plants,
equipment, and services for hydropower stations, the pulp and paper industry,
solid-liquid separation in the municipal and industrial sectors, the steel
industry, and the production of animal feed and biomass pellets. In addition,
ANDRITZ offers technologies for certain other sectors including automation,
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
torrefaction plants. The publicly listed company is headquartered in Graz,
Austria, has a staff of approximately 16,700 employees, and operates over 180
production sites as well as service and sales companies all around the world.

ANDRITZ PULP & PAPER is one of the leading global suppliers of turnkey systems
and services for the production of all types of pulp, paper, tissue paper,
board, fiber-board (MDF), nonwovens, as well as of biomass boilers and gasifiers
for energy production and of systems for the production of plastic films. The
technologies available are employed for the processing of logs and annual
fibers, the production of chemical and mechanical pulps as well as recycled
paper fibers, recovery and reuse of chemicals, generation of energy from
biomass, preparation of paper machine furnish from virgin or recycled fibers,
production of paper, tissue paper and board, calendering and coating of paper,
and the handling of reject materials and sludges. Services include complete mill
maintenance, equipment upgrades and rebuilds, engineered wear products, and
spare parts.

Further inquiry note:
Dr. Michael Buchbauer
Head of Group Treasury, Corporate Communications & Investor Relations
Tel.: +43 316 6902 2979
Fax: +43 316 6902 465

end of announcement                               euro adhoc 

company:     Andritz AG
             Stattegger Straße 18
             A-8045 Graz
phone:       +43 (0)316 6902-0
FAX:         +43 (0)316 6902-415
sector:      Machine Manufacturing
ISIN:        AT0000730007
indexes:     WBI, ATX Prime, ATX, ATX five
stockmarkets: official market: Wien 
language:   English

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