Lanxess awards EPDM engineering contract to Foster Wheeler
ERJ staff report (DS)
Zug, Switzerland-- Foster Wheeler AG said that one of its subsidiaries has been awarded an engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCm) contract by Lanxess Changzhou Co., Ltd for a new ethylene propylene diene monomer (EPDM) rubber plant to be built at the Changzhou Yangtze Riverside Industrial Park at Changzhou, Jiangsu Province, in the People's Republic of China. Foster Wheeler is currently executing the front-end engineering design (FEED) for this facility.
The new facility will be designed to produce 160,000 tonnes per annum of EPDM rubber. The plant is expected to start up in 2015. Lanxess states that this new plant, which it describes as the largest EPDM rubber facility in the world, is its largest investment in China to date.
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Press release from Foster Wheeler