Thyssenkrupp receives contract for caustic soda plant
Industrial Solutions (India) has won a contract from Kutch Chemicals Limited, the Gujarat- based speciality chemicals major. The contract is for its grassroots 421 tpd (100% NaOH) membrane cell caustic soda-chlorine facilities in Kutch, Gujarat. Thyssenkrupp will provide engineering services, construction supervision services and supply proprietary equipment for the new facility.
Start-up of the plant is scheduled for March 2019. The plant will deploy Thyssenkrupp’s leading membrane cell technology. At the heart of the plant will be the group’s latest zero-gap, energy and emission-friendly 6B Generation Cell Elements from Thyssenkrupp - Uhde Chlorine Engineers.
The scope of services includes basic and detail engineering, proj- ect management services including technical procurement, proprietary supplies, supervision during civil and structural erection work as well as supervision services during start-up, commissioning and performance test run. Kutch Chemicals proposes to use the chlorine manufactured in the plant for its speciality chemicals, while it will sell the caustic soda over the counter.
PD Samudra, MD & CEO, Thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions (India) exchanges a copy of the signed agreement with Shivlal Goyal, Chairman and Jay Prakash Goyal, director-finance/commercial of Kutch Chemicals in the presence of PN Ojha, executive director,...