International technology group Andritz has succesfully aquired a 80 % majority share in Shanghai Shende Machinery.
Shanghai Shende Machinery was established in 1992 in cooperation with Germany based Munch Group, and has since then developed a good position and excellent reputation in the Chinese marketplace as provider of cost effective feed and biomass technologies and solutions.
During the recent years Shende has successfully developed a new technology business within the China and South East Asia bio-fuel sector, where the Shende pelleting technology and plant solutions has proved its performance and reliability. Shende is today renowned for quality feed processing machines and feed plant solutions, as well as high quality pelletmill dies and other aftermarket products and services to feed plants and biomass pelleting plants.
The technologies, project design solutions , customer base and market segments of Shende are considered to be an excellent addition to the current business and growth strategy of Andritz Feed & Biofuel in China as well as other markets outside China. Shende will be operated from the Shende plant in Songjiang district Shanghai, and will be managed by Mr. Ren Shu and the team which during the last 20 years has built up the technology and market position of Shende.
Shende product lines , project design and aftermarket offerings will be streamlined and marketed as separate brand relative to Andritz Feed & Biofuel brand product lines and services in the market.
Andritz Feed & Biofuel operates in China under Andritz China Ltd. with manufacturing plant in Sanshui, Guangdong Province together with project engineering and sales offices located in Liyang City, Jiangsu Province.