Quimpac S.A. (Perú) to install UHDENORA BM 2.7 membrane electrolyzer technology
Quimpac will expand one of their Chlor-Alkali plants using UHDENORA’s latest energy saving and environmental friendly technology.
Lima (Peru), Febrary 10, 2011 – Quimpac S.A. (“Quimpac”), an integrated producer of salt and chemical products in Peru, and one of the five main producers of Chlor-Alkali in South America, announced that it has concluded a contract with UHDENORA S.p.A. of Italy, for the expansion of one of its Chlor-Alkali plants in Perú by using UHDENORA’s membrane technology.
Under the terms of the contract, UHDENORA will provide the complete plant sections. UHDENORA will also be in charge of the plant engineering and supervision for erection and plant commissioning. The contract expands on previous contracts between Quimpac and UHDENORA over the past several years to advance the Chlor-Alkali production technologies in their facilities in South America, emphasizing in environmentally friendly and energy savings solutions.
“We are extremely pleased of the technology from UHDENORA that Quimpac will install at our facility”, said one Quimpac´s representative. “UHDENORA is a leading supplier of electrolysis plants with a strong reputation for technology efficiency, safety and reliability. By installing a State-of-the-Art technology such as UHDENORA membrane electrolyzer, we are investing for a better and cleaner future for our country”.
“This contract confirms once more the efficacy of UHDENORA’s electrolysis technology in combination with its engineering expertise”, commented Adrian Schervan, UHDENORA’s Managing Director “. “Quimpac had clear targets for plant efficiency and for the use of environmental friendly technology, and UHDENORA was able to satisfy such requisites completely”.
Construction of the cell elements as well as the catalyst layer of the electrodes will be performed by Industrie De Nora, one of UHDENORA shareholders, in its workshops in Germany.
The new plant will have a capacity of 64,000 ECU´s, and is scheduled to come on stream in the 1st Quarter 2013.
Quimpac is a Peruvian company and owner of 3 Chlor-Alkali plants located in Peru and Colombia, among other investments in the Salt and Electrical industries. Quimpac delivers its high quality products to a wide range of customers in several countries of South and Central America, positioning its name among the regionally first ranked companies in the Chlor Alkali industry.
Quimpac´s plants have environmentally friendly processes and it offers its staff both personal and professional growth, as a fair and adequate return to its investors..
UHDENORA is a joint company of Uhde/Germany and Industrie De Nora/Italy. The company's activities focus on the design and construction of chemical and other industrial plants.