ANDRITZ to supply new direct rolling, annealing and pickling line to Jindal Stainless, India

19 February 2021

The new line will have an annual capacity of approximately 700,000 metric tons of cold-rolled, stainless steel strip in the 200, 300 and 400 series. Start-up of the line is planned for the end of 2022.

The ANDRITZ scope of supplies and services includes the terminal equipment, three inline S6-high rolling mills, the furnace and pickling section, a skin pass mill, and automation of the complete process section. The new line will increase capacity, improve quality and enhance the company’s ability to compete thanks to the innovative line configuration.

This order confirms the strong relationship between ANDRITZ and Jindal Stainless. In 2008, ANDRITZ successfully delivered and erected two annealing and pickling lines for Jindal Stainless Limited, Odisha, India.

Jindal Stainless Limited, founded in 1970, is by far the largest producer of stainless steel strip in India and a leading stainless steel company worldwide.

International technology group ANDRITZ offers a broad portfolio of innovative plants, equipment, systems and services for the pulp and paper industry, the hydropower sector, the metals processing and forming industry, pumps, solid/liquid separation in the municipal and industrial sectors, as well as animal feed and biomass pelleting. The global product and service portfolio is rounded off with plants for power generation, recycling, the production of nonwovens and panelboard, as well as automation and digital solutions offered under the brand name of Metris. The publicly listed group today has around 27,800 employees and more than 280 locations in over 40 countries.

ANDRITZ Metals is – via the Schuler Group – one of the world’s leading suppliers of technologies, plants and digital solutions in sheet metal forming. The product portfolio also includes automation and software solutions, dies, process know-how and service.

In the metals processing segment, the business area provides innovative and market-leading solutions for production and processing of flat products, for welding systems, as well as furnaces and services for the metals industry.