Passion for innovative technologies that shape the world.

ANDRITZ is an international technology group providing plants, systems, equipment, and services for various industries. The company is one of the technology and global market leaders in the hydropower business, the pulp and paper industry, the metal working and steel industries, and in solid/liquid separation in the municipal and industrial segments.

The listed Group is headquartered in Graz, Austria. Since its foundation almost 170 years ago, ANDRITZ has developed into a Group with approximately 26,950 employees, and more than 280 locations in over 40 countries worldwide. As a reliable and competent partner, ANDRITZ supports its customers in achieving corporate and sustainability goals.


ANDRITZ stands for passion, partnership, perspectives and versatility – core values to which the company is committed.

Specialist for drylaid nonwovens machines and lines for direct or crosslaid technologies applicable to all kinds of bonding processes. ANDRITZ Asselin-Thibeau, located in Elbeuf, France, has united the expertise of two pioneers in nonwovens drylaid processes, Antoine Thibeau & Cie (founded in 1896) and Asselin Cie, (founded in 1920). Both companies have been leading providers of customized system solutions for the textile and nonwovens industries right from the very beginning

Today, ANDRITZ -Thibeau designs and manufactures integrated production lines that includes inline and /or crosslaid carding, spunlace, needlepunch, and thermal, chemical, or through-air bonding. All lines can be equipped with a supervisory control assistance system, including production recipes. The product portfolio includes equipment for several levels of performance, depending on local market size, fabric weight, production speed, final application, and maintenance requirements.The nonwovens market is characterized by a multitude of constantly changing applications. ANDRITZ Asselin-Thibeau therefore has a clear focus on continuous research and development and on designing customized solutions.

Andritz Asselin Theibu produces following machines for the complete solutions of needle punch line:


ANDRITZ offer an unrivalled technical center, providing trials, product development, marketing tests, training, and support are for the following technologies:

  • Carding
  • Crosslapping
  • Drafting
  • Needlepunching
  • Winding

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