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thyssenkrupp and Paradeep Phosphates sign expansion contract for phosphoric acid plant

thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions has recently been awarded a contract from ParadeepPhosphates Limited (PPL) for the expansion of their phosphoric acid plant in Paradeep,Odisha (India), based on the Di-hydrate technology from Prayon Technologies of Belgium.PPL is a leading fertilizer company in India and part of the Adventz Group. The project willincrease the capacity of the existing plant from 1,000 tons to 1,400 tons of phosphoric acidper day. The phosphoric acid produced will be utilized by Paradeep Phosphates in themanufacturing of phosphate fertilizers such as DAP (diammonium phosphate) and NPK(compound/multi-nutrient fertilizers). The company is in the process of revamping their DAPNPKfacility as well.

thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions will provide engineering and technical procurementservices which will cover the plant’s reaction unit, filtration unit, dry rock grinding section andan additional cooling tower cell. The project is planned to be completed within a period of 22months from the Effective Date of the Contract.

P. D. Samudra, CEO and Managing Director at thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions (India) said:“Paradeep Phosphates has been one of our earliest customers in India. Way back in the lateeighties and nineties, we built for them what is still one of India’s largest cryogenic ammoniastorage tank farms. We are proud to be assisting them in this prestigious fertilizer project, byleveraging our experience in the phosphatic fertilizer sector.”

Ranjit Chugh, COO of Paradeep Phosphates said: “The setting up of this phosphoric acidplant is aligned with our plans for expanding our footprint in the phosphatic fertilizer industry.We are happy that thyssenkrupp, who has considerable experience in the field is partneringwith us in this project.”

The project vindicates thyssenkrupp’s experience in the fertilizer sector. The engineeringmajor has recently commissioned a similar project for another fertilizer major in India.

About thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions :
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 of engineering experience, we supply tailored, turnkey large-scale plants and components for customers in thechemical, fertilizer, cement, mining and steel industries.
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About Paradeep Phosphates :
Paradeep Phosphates Ltd (PPL) is one of India’s leading fertilizer companies. The company belongs tothe Adventz Group. Its primary focus is the production and marketing of complex phosphatic fertilizers.The company produces a wide variety of phosphatic fertilizers including di-ammonium phosphate,various grades of NPK fertilizers, muriate of potash (MOP) as well as ammonia, sulfuric acid & gypsum.
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Ranjit Chugh (2nd f. r.), COO of Paradeep Phosphates, and P. D. Samudra (2nd f.l.), CEO andManaging Director of thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions (India), shake hands after signing the contract.

Teams from Paradeep Phosphates and thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions (India) after thecontract signing.