Nitric Acid Production Facility
Major turnkey contract
M+W Group 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.
M+W Group customer Roche Diagnostics has won the renowned ‘Facility of the Year 2012’ award in the category ‘Operational Excellence’ for its ‘TP-Expand’ project extending the research plant in Penzberg, Germany.
M+W Process Industries, a company of the M+W Group, was involved in this complex project as the general design contractor, including architecture, process and lab technology, automation
and technical building equipment.
Planning work for the major turnkey contract is already underway and a dedicated engineering project team has been set up at the M+W Group site in Ludwigshafen to guarantee short routes to the customer and the construction site.
Nitric acid is a bulk chemical used especially to manufacture isocyanates, polyamides, and fertilisers.