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EANS-News: ANDRITZ to support Mondi's program for energy optimization and environmental protection with supply of state of the art plants and technologies

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Graz (euro adhoc) - Graz, March 12, 2013.  International technology Group
ANDRITZ has received orders to supply a high-energy recovery boiler and further
environmental technologies for Mondi pulp and paper mills in Slovakia, Sweden,
and the Czech Republic. The orders are part of Mondi's program to increase
energy efficiency and environmental protection.

For Mondi SCP, Ružomberok, Slovakia, ANDRITZ PULP & PAPER will deliver a
high-energy recovery boiler. For the generation of green energy, an energy-rich
biomass by-product of pulp production is burnt in the recovery boiler. The new
ANDRITZ boiler, which will be one of the most efficient recovery boilers in the
world in terms of its power-to-heat ratio, will increase the mill's electricity
production significantly and provide conditions for operation with a minimized
amount of fossil fuels. Mondi's investment is part of an energy efficiency and
environmental protection program to make the mill energy self-sufficient and
will enable an increase of pulp production. Start-up is scheduled for the end of

For Mondi Dynäs, Sweden, ANDRITZ is to supply a lime kiln and for Mondi Štetí,
Czech Republic, key components for PM5 and PM7.

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The ANDRITZ GROUP is a globally leading supplier of plants, equipment, and
services for hydropower stations, the pulp and paper industry, the metalworking
and steel industries, solid/liquid separation in the municipal and industrial
sectors, and the production of animal feed and biomass pellets. In addition,
ANDRITZ offers technologies for certain other sectors including automation,
pumps, machinery for nonwovens and plastic films, steam boiler plants, biomass
boilers and gasification plants for energy generation, flue gas cleaning plants,
plants for the production of panelboards (MDF), thermal sludge utilization, and
biomass torrefaction plants. The publicly listed, international technology Group
is headquartered in Graz, Austria, and has a staff of around 23,400 employees.
ANDRITZ operates over 220 production sites as well as service and sales
companies all around the world. 

ANDRITZ PULP & PAPER is a leading global supplier of equipment, systems, and
services for the production and processing of all types of pulps, paper, tissue,
and board. The technologies cover processing of logs, annual fibers, and waste
paper, production of chemical pulp, mechanical pulp, and recycled fibers,
recovery and reuse of chemicals, preparation of paper machine furnish,
production of paper, tissue, and board, calendering and coating of paper, as
well as treatment of reject materials and sludge. The service range includes
modernization, rebuilds, spare and wear parts, service and maintenance, as well
as machine transfer and second-hand equipment. Biomass, steam, and recovery
boilers, gasification plants for energy production, flue gas cleaning plants,
biomass torrefaction, and plants for the production of nonwovens, dissolving
pulp, plastic films, and panelboards (MDF) are also allocated to the business

Further inquiry note:
Oliver Pokorny
Group Treasury, Corporate Communications & Investor Relations
Tel.: +43 316 6902 1332
Fax: +43 316 6902 465

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company:     Andritz AG
             Stattegger Straße 18
             A-8045 Graz
phone:       +43 (0)316 6902-0
FAX:         +43 (0)316 6902-415
sector:      Machine Manufacturing
ISIN:        AT0000730007
indexes:     WBI, ATX Prime, ATX, ATX five
stockmarkets: official market: Wien 
language:   English

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