Air ​Liquide ​wins ​contract ​for ​engineering ​and ​supply ​of ​biodiesel ​plant
Monday, Nov 27, 2017
Air Liquide Engineering & Construction recently signed a new agreement with Cargill for engineering and supply ​of ​a ​world-scale ​biodiesel ​plant ​in ​Wichita ​Kansas, ​US.

The​ ​state-of-the-art​ ​biodiesel​ ​plant​ ​is​ ​planned​ ​to​ ​start​ ​operation​ ​in​ ​January​ ​2019​ ​and​ ​will​ ​produce​ ​60 million​ ​gallons​ ​of​ ​biodiesel​ ​per​ ​year.

The​ ​agreement​ ​is​ ​another​ ​step​ ​in​ ​the​ ​long​ ​term​ ​partnership​ ​between​ ​the​ ​two​ ​companies.​ ​Air​ ​Liquide Engineering​ ​&​ ​Construction​ ​has​ ​already​ ​built​ ​six​ ​biodiesel​ plants​ ​for​ ​Cargill​ ​worldwide.

Air​ ​Liquide​ ​Engineering​ ​&​ ​Construction’s​ ​leading​ ​edge​ ​Lurgi​ ​biodiesel​ ​technology​ ​offers​ ​a​ ​complete oleochemical​ ​production​ ​chain​ ​and​ ​provides​ ​customers​ ​with​ ​a​  range​ ​of​ ​plant​ ​options​ ​designed​ ​to maximize​ ​efficiency,​ ​improve​ ​the​ ​quality​ ​of​ ​the​ ​product,​ ​ ​help​ ​to​ ​minimize​ ​operating​ ​costs​ ​and environmental​ ​footprint.

Domenico D’Elia, ​Vice President and Chairman of Air Liquide Engineering & Construction, said, “We are delighted to sign a new agreement with our long standing customer Cargill. This is yet another proof of the competitiveness of our most advanced and best performing biodiesel technology. We extend our leadership ​in ​Europe ​and ​Asia ​in ​this ​field ​and ​our ​ambition ​is ​to ​achieve ​the ​same ​result ​in ​the ​Americas.’’

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