For the production of heavy felts from natural fibers, the international technology Group Andritz AG, Graz/Austria, received an order from Amarande SAS to supply an elliptical cylinder pre-needler for their plant in Lussac les Châteaux/France. The new needlepunch production line is scheduled for start-up in the 2nd quarter of 2021.
Andritz offers a full range of elliptical cylinder pre-needlers serving different weights, widths, speeds and punching capacity: PA.169, PA.2000 and PA.3000. The machines offer particular advantages in the production of heavy articles, special applications and for demanding application areas such as the automotive industry.
Amarande is specialized in the production of felt and wadding from recycled textile and natural fibers (wool, cotton, hemp, flax, jute, etc.). The company operates in various markets such as furniture, green spaces, horticultural crops, and insulation.