Taiwan Fertilizer Company To Use HPD Crystallization Technology For New Ammonium Sulfate Plant
Taiwan Fertilizer Company (TFC) has selected HPD crystallization technology as critical process equipment for its new plant in Taichung, Taiwan. This new facility will produce ammonium sulfate as one of the key fertilizer products offered by TFC.
The HPD system is comprised of two crystallizer trains set that will react sulfuric acid with liquid ammonia to produce ammonium sulfate. In total, the system will produce 500 tons per day of crystallized product. The scope of the project, besides the major process equipment and process design, includes the supply and specification of other equipment that includes ammonia vaporizers, reaction systems, recirculation pumps, condensers, centrifuges, and dryers. The project's main contractor is Apex Science & Engineering Corp. (Apex) of Taipei, Taiwan.
HPD was awarded the supply of the process equipment by TFC and Apex because of their unparalleled process design experience and expertise in chemical crystallization, particularly in the fertilizer market.
About Taiwan Fertilizer Company, Ltd., (TFC)
Founded in 1946, Taiwan Fertilizer Company, Ltd., (TFC) has been the largest fertilizer manufacturer and supplier in Taiwan responsible for providing stable and abundant fertilizers to meet domestic agricultural needs and is also a major contributor to the development of Taiwan's agricultural economics.
About Apex Science & Engineering Corp.
Apex Science & Engineering Corp. is a Taipei, Taiwan-based company engaged in the provision of engineering services, properties construction and the manufacture of electronic products. The Company's engineering businesses include petrochemical engineering, electricity and energy engineering, package engineering, cigarette, vintage and food engineering, refrigeration and air conditioning engineering, drainage engineering, fire control engineering, hydroelectric engineering and sewage treatment, among others. It also undertakes the construction of amalgamated dwelling buildings, industrial plants and office buildings.
HPD provides innovative process solutions, which utilize evaporation and crystallization as well as ceramic membrane technology, to industrial customers worldwide. HPD's range of services includes process design, pilot testing, equipment supply, project management, designbuild project execution, and start-up and training services. From offices in Bilbao, Spain, and Plainfield, Illinois, and with agents around the world, HPD has provided more than 675 installations in over 30 countries. HPD is a Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies company.
About Veolia Water Solutions & Technologie,
Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies, subsidiary of Veolia Water, is a global provider of technology solutions and design-build services in water treatment. With over 9,500 employees in 57 countries, Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies recorded revenue of $3.6B in 2009. Combining the specialized expertise of North American subsidiaries including Biothane, Crown Solutions, HPD, John Meunier, Kruger, N.A. Water Systems, PICA and Whittier Filtration, Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies serves the industrial and municipal markets.
About Veolia Water
Veolia Water, the water division of Veolia Environnement, is the world leader in water and wastewater services and technological solutions. Its parent company, Veolia Environnement, is the worldwide reference in environmental services. With more than 310,000 employees in 74 countries, Veolia Environnement recorded annual revenues of $49.8B in 2009. Veolia Environnement is in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World) and Dow Jones STOXX Sustainability Index (DJSI STOXX). For more information, visit www.veolianorthamerica.com or visit www.veoliawaterna.com.