India: Pretreatment Technology Praj to Use Valmet’s Biomass System for Bio Refinery Project
Praj Industries’ second-generation bio refinery project is currently underway in India for which Valmet will be delivering its biomass pretreatment system. The solution will be delivered next year to the Asian firm.
Finland – Valmet will deliver biomass pretreatment system to Praj Industries for their second-generation bio refinery project which is under execution in India. The delivery is planned for the year 2020. The order was included in Valmet’s orders received of the third quarter 2019. The value of the order will not be disclosed.
Praj is progressing on the execution of the first batch of four second-generation integrated bio refinery projects in India, contracted by major oil marketing companies.
“We are very proud to play an important role in the transition away from fossil fuel that is happening also in India. For many years, Valmet has focused on developing technologies for emerging biotechnologies. We look forward to continue the excellent collaboration with Praj and believe that the second-generation ethanol demand will increase in Asia and worldwide,” says Tomas Jonsson, Sales Manager, Biomass Conversion Technology Unit, Pulp and Energy, Valmet.