Andritz Subsidiary Schuler Lands Large-Scale Contract in China

BusinessDeals ♦ Published: November 30, 2015; 18:00 ♦ (Vindobona)

Schuler AG has received a further major order from FAW Volkswagen Automotive Co., Ltd. The Chinese company ordered press line with ServoDirect Technology and a servo tryout press for its Qingdao facility. With a total force of 81,000 kilonewtons, the servo press line will be mainly used to produce car body parts, such as hoods or doors. The order value is in the middle double-digit-million-euro range.

Andritz subsidiary Schuler receives large-scale contract from China / Picture: © Schuler AG

FAW Volkswagen is thus investing in Schuler’s proven ServoDirect Technology for one of its seven factories in China.

Press lines featuring this drive technology have a particularly high performance with productivity around 20 percent higher than conventional mechanical press lines.

“Schuler’s Servoline XL can make a decisive contribution to enhancing the economic…