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Koch Separation Solutions and ADM collaborate to address water conservation in industrial operations

October 16/2020

MOSCOW (MRC) -- Koch Separation Solutions (KSS), a global leader in membrane filtration and ion exchange technology, announced it continues to build its relationship with ADM, the worlds premier agricultural origination and processing company, said Hydrocarbonprocesing.

Central to ADMs philosophy and operations is its commitment to sustainability, and KSS has earned the confidence of ADM to become a preferred vendor of water, wastewater, and in-process separations applications based on premium services and reliable products. This mutually beneficial relationship will help ADM meet and exceed sustainability and business objectives by improving its processes, conserve water, and protect the environment.

KSSs industry-leading solutions are developed and constantly improved to ensure our customers operations, like those of ADM, are profitable and sustainable. In our long relationship with ADM, we have worked closely together to tackle important projects that are essential for society, and were excited to grow this relationship, said Manny Singh, president of KSS. Our increased collaboration with ADM will allow for greater synergy between our teams as we complement each others capabilities and search for greater ways to innovate that will benefit everyone."

KSS has been working with ADM on a variety of applications, many of which aim to successfully meet tighter discharge limits and/or recover water affecting their production plants. Designs of these applications, which were developed in collaboration with ADMs Utilities Center of Excellence and KSS Process Engineering, have proven successful when piloted at ADM sites using a variety of membrane configurations. Most recently, ADMs joint venture Stratas facility purchased a KONSOLIDATOR 544 FEG PLUS tubular Ultrafiltration system from KSS to treat oily wastewater prior to discharge. The system will operate under modified batch mode to retain oil for potential rendering and water for discharge and/or recovery. Additional projects are underway using the PULSION MBR membrane modules to treat wastewater from ADMs production facilities and purify water for a variety of plant processes.

For ADM, being a good steward of our culture and of our environment is part of who we are, and increasing sustainability through our operations is one of our top priorities, said Mark Carroll, water/wastewater engineer of ADM. Through the use of innovative technologies, we can achieve our sustainability goals while creating value for our customers. Our relationship with KSS is a testament to this, and our continuing collaboration with them will serve to enhance our work in the industries we serve."

As a leader in key industries worldwide, ADM and its numerous businesses are leveraging greater innovation for their customers while promoting increased sustainability in operations, such as through reducing energy intensity and conserving natural resources. ADM is a company with deep roots in agriculture and understands the importance of responsible stewardship of land, water, and air all of which are critical to its business and the people it serves.

Ethylene and propylene are feedstocks for producing polyethylene (PE) and polypropylene (PP).

According to MRC's ScanPlast report, Russia's estimated PE consumption totalled 1,496,500 tonnes in the first eight months of 2020, up by 5% year on year. Shipments of all ethylene polymers increased, except for linear low desnity polyethylene (LLDPE). At the same time, PP shipments to the Russian market reached 767,2900 tonnes in the eight months of 2020 (calculated using the formula - production minus exports plus imports - and not counting producers' inventories as of 1 January, 2020). Supply increased exclusively of PP random copolymer.


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Author:Anna Larionova
Tags:petroleum products, crude oil, PP, PE, LLDPE, PP random copolymer, copolymer, Benefit, Most, polyethylene (PE).
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