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April 22, 2014

ThyssenKrupp Industrial Solutions wins fertilizer contract in Hungary

Gerald Ondrey

The Hungarian fertilizer manufacturer Nitrogénmüvek Zrt. is extending its cooperation with plant engineering specialist ThyssenKrupp Industrial Solutions AG (Essen, Germany; A granulation plant with a capacity of 1,550 ton/yr of ammonium nitrate (AN) or 1,960 ton/yr of calcium ammonium nitrate (CAN) is to start operation in Pétfürdö, roughly 100 km southwest of Budapest, in fall 2016. ThyssenKrupp Industrial Solutions will handle engineering and procurement of the process plant. The customer will carry out installation on site.

Nitrogénmüvek Zrt. is the only fertilizer producer in Hungary that manufactures its own ammonium. In Pétfüdö, the company operates — amongst others — an ammonium nitrate plant, with a second currently under construction. Both plants are equipped with Uhde vacuum neutralization technology and will produce the feedstock for the new AN/CAN granulation plant.

“This is the second new contract in twelve months aimed at expanding production capacities at the Pétfürdö site. We are pleased that Nitrogénmüvek Zrt. is once again putting its faith in our expertise,” says Hans Christoph Atzpodien, CEO of ThyssenKrupp Industrial Solutions.


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