News Archive 2012

€ 13 million investment in Rauma bio-refinery: FORCHEM TO INCREASE PRODUCTION CAPACITY AND UPGRADE PRODUCT QUALITY

18.06.2012 08:19


Forchem Oy is to invest in a new rosin re-distillation column, and a larger hot-oil boiler at its Rauma bio-refinery. This will improve product quality and overall efficiency and increase production capacity.


A new Rosin re-distillation column will :-

• Increase product quality; higher softening point Rosin will better meet demand in higher growth market segments including tackifiers and adhesives
• Raise the optimum plant capacity by 25 000 tonnes of CTO per year (appx.. 17 %)

A larger hot-oil boiler will be installed to:-

• Supply additional energy from fully renewable sources
• Improve overall efficiency and reliability
• Facilitate further rosin upgrading in the future


Project completion is scheduled for August 2013, and the contract has been awarded to NesteJacobs Oy. The total combined investment is about € 13 million.

More Information:

For more information please contact us at  info@forchem.com
More details of Forchem Oy  can be found on our website  www.forchem.com

 

Press Release 1.6.2012 (pdf) (157.1 KB)


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