Andritz has signed an agreement with Dan-Web Machinery A/S based in Galten, Denmark, to take over 100% of its shares.
Dan-Web is a leading supplier of a wide range of technologies for the production of airlaid nonwovens. This acquisition further extends and strengthens Andritz's product and service portfolio in the field of nonwovens.
Dan-Web engineers, designs and builds customized machines and turnkey plants to produce airlaid nonwovens for baby diapers, fem care, incontinence products, wipes, and other applications.
With this acquisition, Andritz Nonwoven is adding competence in airlaid technology to its comprehensive product portfolio, which already includes air-through bonding, needlepunch, spunlace, spunbond, wetlaid/Wetlace, as well as converting of nonwovens, also textile finishing, textile recycling, and natural fiber processing technologies.Andritz has been cooperating with Dan-Web for the supply of airlaid systems when providing complete production lines for many years.
Dan-Web's product range also enables Andritz to participate in the drylaid cellulose process for the production of environmentally friendly packaging and single-use products. Dan-Web is a leading supplier of hammer mills and forming head technologies for these pulp-based applications, which fits well with Andritz's expertise in pulp technologies.
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.