02 May 2012 18:55 [Source: ICIS news]
LONDON (ICIS)--ThyssenKrupp Uhde has won a contract for work to upgrade and expand AkzoNobel’s chlor-alkali plant in ?xml:namespace>
ThyssenKrupp Uhde said it would design and supply energy-saving membrane cells for the plant.
The upgrade will raise AkzoNobel's capacities for chlorine and caustic soda in Frankfurt by about 50% to 250,000 tonnes/year and 275,000 tonnes/year, respectively, after commissioning in the fourth quarter of 2013, Thyssen said.
The plant’s energy consumption will be improved by almost 30% per tonne of output, Thyssen added.
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