ANDRITZ to Supply 8 Forging Furnaces to thyssenkrupp rothe erde
International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from thyssenkrupp rothe erde (Xuzhou) Ring Mill Co Ltd to supply eight chamber forging furnaces for their plant in Xuzhou in China. The scope of supply includes engineering, manufacturing, electrical equipment and automation software, as well as erection work and start up. The equipment supplied by ANDRITZ features advanced technology, including low NOx burners that will minimize emissions and fuel consumption. Start-up is scheduled for the first quarter of 2022.
The new production line is a major investment project by thyssenkrupp rothe erde in China and the third furnace order that they have awarded to ANDRITZ. Once commissioned, the furnaces will significantly increase the annual capacity of the mill and enhance thyssenkrupp rothe erde’s global competitiveness.
thyssenkrupp rothe erde is the global market leader for slewing bearings and one of the leading manufacturers of slewing bearings and seamless rolled rings. These products are used in a wide spectrum of applications ranging from industrial machinery, automotive engineering, and aerospace facilities through to wind turbines and tunnel-boring machines.