Outokumpu Technology Oyj Press Release, February 9, 2007
Outokumpu Technology and German technology company Riedhammer GmbH, member of the Italian SACMI group, have signed an agreement on close technology cooperation in the field of carbon plants of the primary aluminum industry.
Outokumpu Technology has over 50 years experience in supplying green anode plants and equipment for aluminum smelters with a track record of over 40 plants and numerous equipment installed worldwide. The company is also an important supplier of rod shop process equipment and related technologies to the primary aluminum smelters.
Riedhammer GmbH has over 80 years experience in the supply of anode baking furnace technologies to the aluminum smelters. The knowledge base coupled with the recent acquisition of the Alesa bake oven technology consolidates Riedhammer as one of the leading anode baking furnace technology providers in the world. Riedhammer has an installed base of over 170 plants globally.
With this cooperation the two companies will reinforce their market leadership and provide advanced concepts and technologies for cost competitive modern carbon plants for the aluminum industry.
For further information please contact:
Outokumpu Technology GmbH
Peter Weber, President - Metals Processing
Tel. + 49 6171 9693 165
Outokumpu Technology Oyj
Eila Paatela, Vice President - Corporate Communications
Tel. +358 20 529 2004, mobile +358 400 817198