Metso Delivers Control Valves at a Chemical Installation in China

HELSINKI (Aug. 11, 2014) – Metso has successfully delivered more than 70 globe valves for Phase II of the Longyu Coal project in Henan for the production of 400,000 tons of acetic acid/year and 200,000 tons of ethylene glycol/year. The valves have been installed, and their operation in extreme conditions has been successful.

"The cost-effectiveness of our products is one of the key reasons the customer chose Metso technology. Our delivery period of less than six months ensured that our client's project could move forward as scheduled. Our client is extremely pleased with this collaboration," says Lyu Liming, account manager, Metso.

Phase II of the Longyu Coal project in Henan includes two projects with a production capacity of 400,000 tons of acetic acid/year and 200,000 tons of ethylene glycol/year. Key installations include an acetic acid plant, ethylene glycol production equipment, a coal gasification plant, an air separation unit, a gas synthesis and purification set-up, sulfur recovery unit, public works and auxiliary production facilities. The project is an initiative from Yongcheng County in Shangqiu in Henan Province to become a leading strategic player in China's coal chemical industry.

Metso is a process performance provider, with customers in the mining, oil and gas, and aggregates industries.

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