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EKONDesmet Ballestra S.p.A is pleased to announce the award of the contract for the supply of MECS license, process design and critical detailed engineering and key equipment from Ekon Industry Construction & Trade Inc. for Eti Maden Sulfuric Acid Plant, to be installed in Emet (Turkey).

Ekon is a private and dynamic EPC contractor with more than 35 years of experience in the execution of industrial projects.

Eti Maden is a Turkish public company, world leader in the production of boron.

The Sulfuric Acid Plant will have a capacity of 1000 TPD as 100% H2SO4 and will be equipped with DuPont MECS enhanced heat recovery system (HRS™), which allows to maximize steam and energy production in an environmental friendly way.

The EPC project was awarded to Ekon on a public tender basis, including a wide list of qualified bidders.

DBI was selected by Ekon thanks to a combination of high efficiency technology, proven track record, competitive commercial terms and efficient and reliable execution scheme proposed.

Desmet Ballestra is delighted for the award of the Eti Maden SAP unit from Ekon, being the second sulfuric acid project with HRS™ that our company will deliver in Turkey after the one started up for Toros Tarim in Samsun in 2016.

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