Göteborg, Sweden – Scandinavian Enviro Systems AB (Enviro) has signed an MoU as a first step in establishing a new plant for process end-of-life tires in Canada, Enviro announced 2 March.
The 18-month agreement, with Canadian energy-services provider ArticCan Energy Services Inc, envisages a unit designed to process 30 000 tonnes of scrap tires a year.
ArticCan provides services to the oil & gas industry, including the provision of energy efficiency, environmental and sustainability services, said the SES announcement.
“Canada is a very important market for us. Several leading tyre manufacturers are established in the region and there is also a high presence of other rubber producers as well”, said Thomas Sörensson, ECEO of Enviro.
The agreement with Enviro is “a significant milestone in our strategic vision of finding a sustainable solution that allows recovery of valuable materials from end of life tires”, added Dr. Anastassia Manuilova, ArticCan VP, energy and environment.