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ANDRITZ to supply dewatering and dispersing equipment to Rondo Ganahl’s paper mill in Austria

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International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from Rondo Ganahl AG to supply dewatering and dispersing equipment to be installed in its paper mill in Frastanz, Austria. Start-up is scheduled for end of 2024.

This upgrade will help the customer make his paper mill fit for the future to meet growing demands in the production process. ANDRITZ will replace the complete dewatering and dispersing equipment, which will increase the capacity of the system up to 230 bdt/d. Centerpiece of the new technology will be a Twin Wire Press, type TWP2833L, which will feature a custom-tailored modular design optimized for the limited space conditions at the installation site. The ANDRITZ Twin Wire Press is perfectly suited for dewatering all types of fibers, but especially when a high pulp dryness or the separation of water loops are required. ANDRITZ will also provide the basic engineering, supervision of erection, commissioning, and start-up as well as the operator training.

ANDRITZ Twin Wire Press. Photo AndritzANDRITZ Twin Wire Press. Photo Andritz

Bertram Elsensohn, Division Manager Technology, Rondo Ganahl AG, says: “This investment will allow us to expand our production capacity and improve the performance of our stock preparation line. We will thus be able to respond even better to market requirements in the future.

Rondo Ganahl AG is an Austrian family business, whose roots go back to the year 1797. The company is specialized in manufacturing corrugated board packaging products and corrugated case material as well as in the collection of paper and packaging.  


International technology group ANDRITZ offers a broad portfolio of innovative plants, equipment, systems, services and digital solutions for a wide range of industries and end markets. Sustainability is an integral part of the company’s business strategy and corporate culture. With its extensive portfolio of sustainable products and solutions, ANDRITZ aims to make the greatest possible contribution to a sustainable future and help its customers achieve their sustainability goals. ANDRITZ is a global market leader in all four of its business areas – Pulp & Paper, Metals, Hydro and Separation. Technological leadership and global presence are cornerstones of the group’s strategy, which is focused on long-term profitable growth. The publicly listed group has around 30,000 employees and over 280 locations in more than 40 countries.


ANDRITZ Pulp & Paper provides sustainable technology, automation, and service solutions for the production of all types of pulp, paper, board and tissue. The technologies and services focus on increased production efficiency, lower overall operating costs as well as innovative decarbonization strategies and autonomous plant operation.

The product portfolio also includes boilers for power generation, flue gas cleaning systems, various nonwoven technologies, and panelboard (MDF) production systems. With waste-to-value recycling, shredding and energy solutions, waste and by-product streams from production are converted into valuable secondary raw materials as well as into sustainable resources for energy generation. State-of-the-art IIoT technologies as part of Metris digitalization solutions complete the comprehensive product offering.

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