The technology group Andritz has received an order from Qinghai Zhuofeng New Material Co., Ltd to supply two continuous annealing and processing lines.
The new lines, each with an annual capacity of 110,000 tonnes, will produce flat aluminium product for the automotive industry. The lines 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. The Andritz scope of supply also comprises automation and commissioning. Start-up is scheduled for the second quarter of 2021 (Line 1) and the second quarter of 2022 (Line 2), respectively.
Qinghai Zhuofeng New Material 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 (€211m), covering 8 km2, with an expected annual sales volume of 5.5 billion yuan.