Singapore: Evonik Awards Contract to Amec Foster Wheeler World-Scale Plant for Amino Acid Production

Editor: Alexander Stark

Amec Foster Wheeler has been awarded the basic engineering and Engineering, Procurement, Construction Management (EPCM) contract by Evonik Methionine for its second methionine plant complex in Singapore.

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Evonik plans to build additional world-scale methionine plant in Singapore.
Evonik plans to build additional world-scale methionine plant in Singapore.
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Singapore – The company’s role has begun with basic engineering and cost estimate support activities and will evolve into the EPCM phase before the end of 2016. The expected plant start-up and commercial operation is set for 2019.

With an annual production capacity of 150,000 metric tons, the facility will produce the amino acid DL-methionine for animal nutrition which Evonik markets under the Metamino brand name. The construction of the plant complex is planned next to the company's existing methionine plant on Jurong Island in Singapore.

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