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30.05.2007 – 08:02

Andritz AG

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Andritz receives major orders for pulp mill equipment from Spain and Portugal

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30.05.2007
Graz, 30 May 2007. International Andritz Group received major orders 
for chemical, recovery, and pulp drying systems from renowned pulp 
producers in Spain and Portugal totalling approximately 200 million 
Euros.
For Celulosas de Asturias S.A. (CEASA), a pulp mill located in Navia,
Asturias, Spain Andritz will supply major recovery and market pulp 
drying systems for a mill upgrade program which will increase the 
production capacity and improve the performance of most departments 
of the mill.  CEASA is owned by ENCE, Spain´s largest market pulp 
producer.
The recovery segment encompasses a new recovery boiler with a black 
liquor combustion capacity of 1,800 tons of dry solids per day and a 
new Bubbling Fluidized Bed (BFB) biomass boiler producing 120 t/h of 
steam from eucalyptus bark, fines and biomass residue.  The pulp 
drying systems are based on the Andritz Twin Wire Forming Technology 
for high production capacities and low operating costs, successfully 
proven in more than ten reference plants worldwide.  The production 
rate of 400 t/d per meter of working width represents a new world 
record. Start-up is scheduled for late 2008.
Celulose Beira Industrial (Celbi), SA ordered major market pulp 
drying systems and a lime kiln plant for the modernization and 
capacity increase of its Figueira da Foz pulp mill, Portugal.  Celbi 
is owned by the Altri Group, one of Portugal´s largest market pulp 
producers.
The pulp drying systems will also be based on the successful Andritz 
Twin Wire Forming Technology and have a design capacity of 1,815 t/d 
with a working width of 4.8 m.  Start-up is scheduled for October 
2008.  The chemical system includes a newly designed LMD lime kiln 
plant offering even better environmental results. The capacity of the
plant is 450 t/d.  Start-up is scheduled at the end of January 2009.
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About Andritz Publicly listed Andritz Group is a global market leader
for advanced production systems for the pulp and paper, steel and 
other specialized industries.  Andritz has about 10,400 employees 
worldwide.  It develops and makes its high-tech systems at 35 
production sites in Austria, Germany, Finland, Denmark, France, 
Netherlands, USA, Canada, and China.
end of announcement                               euro adhoc 30.05.2007 07:30:00

Further inquiry note:

Dr. Michael Buchbauer
Head of Investor Relations
Tel.: +43 316 6902 2979
Fax: +43 316 6902 465
mailto:michael.buchbauer@andritz.com

Branche: Machine Manufacturing
ISIN: AT0000730007
WKN: 632305
Index: WBI, ATX Prime, ATX
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