Hazira (Surat, Gujarat) - The heavy engineering arm of Larsen & Toubro, has flagged-off 4 nos. critical Propylene Oxide (PO) Reactors manufactured for the first time by L&T for thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions AG, (tkIS) Germany for a project in China. The flag-off ceremony took place at L&T's Hazira Manufacturing Complex in the virtual presence of dignitaries from tkIS Germany, tkIS India and L&T.
These reactors will play a crucial role in the propylene oxide production plant based on the Evonik-Uhde HPPO technology. The manufacturing of these Large Tubular Reactors involved duplex stainless steel tubes, weld-overlays with stringent chemistry and welding controls.
Commenting on this occasion, Mr Christopher Gasch, Project Procurement Manager, thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions AG, Germany said, 'We are delighted by the open, trustful and result oriented approach of Team L&T in manufacturing these complex PO Reactors meeting high level of Quality, Workmanship and Safety requirements while achieving early delivery. Amidst unprecedented Covid-19 pandemic challenges, tkIS and L&T's collaboration through technology & digital means paved way for such a seamless project execution. We consider L&T as a valuable partner for such challenging projects in the times ahead'.
Mr Anil V. Parab, Senior Vice President and Head, L&T Heavy Engineering said 'We thank thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions AG for entrusting L&T with this opportunity for supplying these important reactors during pandemic. Delivering reactors ahead of schedule is a matter of great pride for us and is a testimony to our commitment of reliable performance to our global clients'
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