ESPOO, 29-6-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Outotec has received an order for rodshop technology from Chiping Xinyuan Aluminium Co. Ltd, a subsidiary of China Xinfa Group, a leading aluminum producer in China, for their new aluminum smelter in Shandong province. The order value exceeds EUR 12 million and it has been booked in Outotec’s 2015 second quarter order intake.
Outotec’s delivery includes process engineering and proprietary process equipment as well as services for the commissioning and operational support for a new anode rodding shop, which is part of the new aluminum smelter. The new smelter is expected to produce annually one million tonnes aluminum. The deliveries will take place in 2016 and include both local and offshore equipment supply.
“This is our third aluminum technology order from China Xinfa Group and it reaffirms Outotec’s technological leadership and competitiveness in China in the primary aluminum industry. We have a strong reputation as a provider of high capacity rodding shops for the needs of increasingly large aluminum smelters”, says Stuart Sneyd, head of Outotec’s APAC region.
For further information please contact:
Robin Lindahl, President – Metals, Energy & Water business area
tel. +49 6171 9693 100 (Germany)
Stuart Sneyd, President – APAC region
tel. +61 2 9984 2512 (Australia)
Eila Paatela, Director – Corporate Communications
Tel. +358 20 529 2004, mobile +358 400 817198