More than 255 customers in the fibreboard industry demonstrated their trust in Andritz technologies in 2011.

A third Andritz pressurised refining system was ordered for the MDF plant of Arauco do Brasil, SA in Jaguariaiva, Brazil and scheduled start-up is Q2, 2012.

In China a pressurised refining system with a capacity of more than 500 t/d was ordered by Hubei Jujiang Industry Co Ltd and start-up is also Q2, 2012.

Further Q2 start-ups in China for Andritz refining systems go to Henan Yijia Forestry Development Co Ltd, Jiangsu; Liaoning Der New Material Co Ltd, Liaoning; Anhui Yufeng Wood Products Co Ltd; Hubei Furen Wood Industry Co Ltd; and Hebei Kaiyue Group.

In South East Asia, Shing Mark Enterprises Co Ltd, Trang Bom, Vietnam placed an order for a pressurised refining system scheduled for Q4, 2012, while S Kijchai MDF Co Ltd in Rayong, Thailand will install an Andritz refiner scheduled for Q3, 2012.

Further refining systems were ordered by Dongwha Enterprise Co Ltd in Asan, South Korea and an Andritz chip washing system and refining system for the MDF plant of Igorevskij derevoobrabatyvajuschij kombinat, OAO, St Igorevskij, Russia.