Andritz received an order from China’s Qinghai Zhuofeng New Material Co. Ltd. to supply two continuous annealing and processing lines, each with an annual capacity of 110,000 tons. Start-up is scheduled for the second quarter of 2021 (line 1) and the second quarter of 2022 (line 2). The lines will produce high-quality, flat aluminum product for the automotive industry. Andritz’s scope of supply also includes automation technology and commissioning.

The annealing lines are equipped with a range of different coating technologies (Ti/Zr and Arconic 951) to be applied flexibly and with fast and easy change-over to suit the needs of the automotive industry.