ANDRITZ to supply two new continuous annealing and processing lines to Qinghai Zhuofeng, China


International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Qinghai Zhuofeng New Material Co., Ltd., China, 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), respectively.

The new lines will produce high-quality, flat aluminum product for the automotive industry. They are equipped with a range of different coating technologies (Ti/Zr as well as Arconic 951) to be applied flexibly and with fast and easy change-over to suit the various needs of the automotive industry. Furthermore, the lines have been designed for lowest operating cost and prepared for installation of advanced recovery technologies from ANDRITZ. The ANDRITZ scope of supply also comprises automation and commissioning.

Qinghai Zhuofeng New Material Co., Ltd. was established in July 2017. The company is located in Ganhe Industrial Park, Xining (national level) Economic and Technological Development Zone. The total investment is 1.6 billion yuan, covering 8 km2, with an expected annual sales volume of 5.5 billion yuan.


Continuous annealing and processing line for automotive sheets