Plant Engineering Jacobs Works at BASF's Second Largest Site in Antwerp, Belgium
American engineering specialist Jacobs will once again work on BASF's second largest "Verbund" site at Antwerp/Belgium: The Company will provide process, piping and electrical/ instrumentation engineering services for the seaside facility, speakers explained.
Antwerp/Belgium – “Having provided engineering services at this major production site since 2003, we are delighted to build upon our close working relationship with BASF. We look forward to continuing to support BASF’s Verbund principles at the site,” Jacobs Group Vice President Mark Bello stated.
Officials did not disclose the contract value, but noted that the contract duration is three years. BASF’s integrated approach to manufacturing, research, infrastructure, processes and management is known as Verbund, a German word meaning linked or integrated to the maximum degree. The Antwerp site is BASF’s second-largest Verbund site; it comprises more than 50 installations located on 6 km2 (over two square miles).