PRAJ contracts Valmet to deliver biomass pretreatment system

October 3, 2019 |

In Finland, Valmet will deliver biomass pretreatment system to PRAJ Industries for their second-generation bio refinery project which is under execution in India. The delivery is planned for the year 2020. The order was included in Valmet’s orders received of the third quarter 2019. The value of the order will not be disclosed.

The scope of Valmet’s supply includes one biomass pretreatment system. Valmet’s concept is developed from long experience in pulping and fiberboard and it is now further applied to meet the new biomass processing requirements. The technology suits the initial hydrolysis step of bioethanol production very well. Valmet has the experience from more than 10 deliveries. With this technology, waste material such as rice straw can be utilized to produce climate friendly biofuels. This is Valmet’s first commercial sized order in Asia for second-generation ethanol and the first delivery to PRAJ. Valmet will deliver machinery, engineering and site services, mainly from Sweden and India.

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