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EANS-News: ANDRITZ to supply North America´s largest wood pelleting plant

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Graz (euro adhoc) - Graz, January 20, 2010. International technology Group ANDRITZ will supply a complete wood pelleting plant including woodyard to RWE Innogy, the renewable energies company of the RWE Group. The order value is approximately 40 MEUR. Start-up of the plant, to be erected in Waycross, Georgia, USA, is scheduled for the beginning of 2011.

ANDRITZ FEED & BIOFUEL will deliver a debarking line, a chip handling system, as well as hammer and pellet mills. With a production capacity of approximately 750,000 t/a, this wood pelleting plant will be the largest in North America.

This investment is part of RWE´s growth strategy, which is largely based on reducing CO2 emissions by developing renewable energies in Europe.

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The ANDRITZ GROUP The ANDRITZ GROUP is a global market leader for customized plants 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 approximately 13,200 employees worldwide. ANDRITZ operates over 150 production sites, service and sales companies all around the world.

ANDRITZ FEED & BIOFUEL ANDRITZ FEED & BIOFUEL is one of the global market leaders for supplying plants, equipment, and services for the animal feed industry (the pet food industry, and the fish and shrimp feed industries) and for biomass pellets (wood fuel pelleting and pelleting of agricultural and industrial by-products).

RWE Innogy RWE Innogy pools the renewable energy expertise and generating plants in the RWE Group. The company plans, builds, and operates renewable power generation facilities, and aims to expand renewable energies capacity rapidly in Europe.

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Michael Buchbauer
Head of Group Treasury, Corporate Communications & Investor Relations
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Branche: Machine Manufacturing
ISIN: AT0000730007
WKN: 632305
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