International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Risse + Wilke Kaltband GmbH & Co. KG (risse-wilke.de), Iserlohn, Germany, to deliver a new cold rolling mill, including electrical and automation equipment. The cold rolling mill with ANDRITZ 4-High technology, which will improve the strip quality and increase productivity, is designed for widths of 750 mm and thicknesses of up to 5 mm. Start-up of the mill is scheduled for the third quarter of 2018.
Risse + Wilke, a medium-sized, family-run company with a long tradition, is one of the world's leading manufacturers of and specialists in cold-rolled steel strip. The company produces around 150,000 tons of cold-rolled and heat-treated strips in a variety of dimensions and design variants.
About AThe ANDRITZ GROUP
ANDRITZ (andritz.com) is a globally leading supplier of plants, equipment, and services for hydropower stations, the pulp and paper industry, the metalworking and steel industries, and for solid/liquid separation in the municipal and industrial sectors as well as for animal feed and biomass pelleting. Other important business segments include automation and service business. In addition, the international Group is also active in the power generating sector (steam boiler plants, biomass boilers, recovery boilers, and gasification plants) and in environmental technology (flue gas cleaning plants) and offers equipment for the production of nonwovens, dissolving pulp, and panelboard as well as recycling plants. The publicly listed technology Group is headquartered in Graz, Austria, and has a staff of approximately 25,200 employees. ANDRITZ operates more than 250 sites in over 40 countries.
About ANDRITZ METALS
ANDRITZ METALS is the technology and global market leader in forming equipment through the Schuler Group, in which ANDRITZ has a stake of more than 95 percent. Schuler offers presses, automation solutions, dies, process know-how, and services for the entire metalforming industry. Its customers include car manufacturers and their suppliers, as well as companies in the forging, household appliance, packaging, energy, and electrical industries. Schuler is also the market leader in coin minting technology and offers system solutions for the aerospace, railway, and large pipe industries. In addition, ANDRITZ METALS is one of the leading global suppliers of complete lines for the production and processing of cold-rolled strip made of stainless steel, carbon steel, aluminum, and non-ferrous metal. The lines comprise equipment for pickling, cold rolling, heat treatment, surface finishing, strip coating and finishing, punching and deep drawing, and the regeneration of pickling acids. The business area also supplies turnkey furnace systems for the steel, copper, and aluminum industries, as well as welding systems for the metalworking industry.