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thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions implements caustic soda project for Tata Chemicals inIndia

thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions is implementing a membrane cell caustic sodaupgradation project for Tata Chemicals Limited (TCL) at the company’s chemical facilities inMithapur, Gujarat. The upgraded section of the plant will have a capacity of 60 tons perday, with the plant’s overall capacity being 100 tons per day of caustic soda (100 wt%).thyssenkrupp will provide basic and detail engineering services including projectmanagement and technical procurement assistance for upgrading the plant.The plant will deploy thyssenkrupp Uhde Chlorine Engineer’s leading single element BMelectrolyser technology which is at work across a majority of Indian caustic sodainstallations. At the heart of the plant will be the group’s latest, energy and emissionfriendlymembrane cell elements. The project envisages upgrading the membrane cell plantby deployment of the latest Uhde BM ‘zero-gap’ bipolar electrolyser generation. It will becompleted within 14 months.P. D. Samudra, CEO & Managing Director at thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions (India): “Thiscontract vindicates the trust the industry places in our capabilities in the electrolysis field.Over 75% percent of the installed caustic soda-chlorine membrane cell capacities in thecountry are based on our proprietary bipolar design membrane cells. Our plants continuesetting standards in energy savings and sustainability. We are proud to have been awardedthis contract by Tata Chemicals.”

Tata Chemicals is amongst the oldest companies in India for soda ash and caustic sodaproduction, with a top three spot for the production of soda ash. The company hasoperations in Europe, North America and Africa.

About us:
The Industrial Solutions business area at thyssenkrupp is a leading partner for the engineering,construction and service of industrial plants and systems. Based on more than 200 years ofexperience we supply tailored, turnkey plants and components for customers in the chemical,fertilizer, cement, mining and steel industries. As a system partner to the automotive, aerospace andnaval sectors we develop highly specialized solutions to meet the individual requirements of ourcustomers. More than 21,000 employees at over 100 locations form a global network with atechnology portfolio that guarantees maximum productivity and cost-efficiency.

The Electrolysis & Polymers Technologies business unit combines decades of engineering know-howand leading technologies in the fields of electrolysis, polymers, bio-polymers, base chemicals, as wellas gas and high-pressure technologies. Our product range also includes innovative storage solutionsfor the growing renewables sector. We translate our extensive knowledge of processes and plantdesign into cost- and resource-efficient solutions and expert service for customers around the world.

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