Air Liquide Engineering & Construction recently signed a new agreement with Cargill for engineering and supply of a world-scale biodiesel plant in Wichita Kansas, US.
The state-of-the-art biodiesel plant is planned to start operation in January 2019 and will produce 60 million gallons of biodiesel per year.
The agreement is another step in the long term partnership between the two companies. Air Liquide Engineering & Construction has already built six biodiesel plants for Cargill worldwide.
Air Liquide Engineering & Construction’s leading edge Lurgi biodiesel technology offers a complete oleochemical production chain and provides customers with a range of plant options designed to maximize efficiency, improve the quality of the product, help to minimize operating costs and environmental footprint.
Domenico D’Elia, Vice President and Chairman of Air Liquide Engineering & Construction, said, “We are delighted to sign a new agreement with our long standing customer Cargill. This is yet another proof of the competitiveness of our most advanced and best performing biodiesel technology. We extend our leadership in Europe and Asia in this field and our ambition is to achieve the same result in the Americas.’’