Plant Engineering Jacob Bags Engineering Contract for Chlorine Dioxide Plant

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Jacobs score an engineering deal in Brazil: The company will build a 60 tons/day integrated chlorine dioxide plant for CMPC in Guaiba, Río Grande do Sul...

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Pasadena/California – Jacobs will design and engineer the plant, supplying key equipment and materials including the company’s proprietary Chemetics equipment, and providing technical services for plant erection, operator training, commissioning and testing. “We are pleased to leverage our experience with many pulp mill clients in Asia to support CMPC on this project. This is our first integrated chlorine dioxide plant supplied within South America, and we look forward to working with CMPC to help them achieve competitive advantage through our integrated process, which offers the lowest-cost method of producing chlorine dioxide available”, explained Jacobs Executive Vice President Andy Kremer.

The chlorine dioxide will be supplied to a nearby pulp expansion project, of Celulose Riograndense, a business division of Empresas CMPC, an integrated forestry group headquartered in Chile, and the fourth largest pulp supplier in the world.