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M+W Group receives major turnkey contract from BASF for a nitric acid production plant

M+W Group receives major turnkey contract from BASF for a nitric acid production plant

Engineering taskforce set up at Ludwigshafen site

The global engineering and construction company M+W Group, Stuttgart, has received a major contract from BASF SE for a nitric acid production plant. The contract includes the entire planning, procurement, turnkey construction and commissioning. The plant is due to start production by the end of 2014.

Planning work for the major turnkey contract is already underway and a special engineering taskforce has been set up at the M+W site in Ludwigshafen to guarantee short routes to the customer and construction site.

Nitric acid is a bulk chemical used especially to manufacture isocyanates, polyamides and fertilisers.

About M+W Group ( M+W Group is the leading global engineering, construction and project management company in the fields of Advanced Technology Facilities, Life Science & Chemicals, Energy & Environment Technologies and High-Tech Infrastructure. From concept development to turnkey services the company manages projects of all sizes ensuring rapid realization, high quality standards and cost-effective completion. With its competence to link process and automation technologies and complex facilities to integrated solutions M+W Group primarily focuses on leading companies in the fields of electronics, photovoltaics, life science, chemicals, energy, automotive, security, IT and communication, as well as research institutes and universities. M+W Group GmbH is the holding company with headquarters in Stuttgart, Germany. In 2011 the company generated an order intake of 2.59 billion euros and revenues of 2.48 billion euros with more than 7,000 employees. In 2012 M+W Group celebrates its 100th anniversary.
M+W Group is owned by the Austrian Stumpf Group that is globally successful in the areas of High-Tech Engineering, Smart & Renewable Energy, Real Estate and Technology Investments.

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