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14-11-2011

MECS Inc and Blasch precision ceramics sign distributor and supply agreement

MECS Inc, a wholly owned subsidiary of DuPont, has entered into an agreement with Blasch Precision Ceramics of Albany, N.Y., appointing MECS as the exclusive distributor of Blasch engineered ceramic boiler ferrules and HexWall® checkerwalls for use in sulfuric acid plants and vessels worldwide.

“This agreement enables us to bring more comprehensive and innovative process solutions to the sulfuric acid marketplace,” said Frank Battino, global business leader, Clean Technologies, DuPont Sustainable Solutions. “Our customers will benefit from the shared expertise of MECS and Blasch in one of the most challenging process environments.”

Blasch manufactures equipment and components for sulfuric acid furnaces, waste heat boilers, gas to gas heat exchangers, and other process vessels employed in sulfuric acid plant processes.

“This is the continuation of a relationship that began more than twenty-five years ago and has resulted in a number of highly successful technological innovations in other high-temperature processes that have substantively improved reliability, campaign life, and process yields, providing considerable competitive advantage,” said Blasch president and CEO David Bobrek. “We are very pleased to be working with MECS in this important global growth area.”

MECS® is the global leader in the design of sulfuric acid plants and related high-performance products for the phosphate fertilizer, oil refining and metal smelting industries.  For more information about MECS® products and services, please visit www.mecsglobal.com.

DuPont  has been bringing world-class science and engineering to the global marketplace in the form of innovative products, materials, and services since 1802. The company believes that by collaborating with customers, governments, NGOs, and thought leaders we can help find solutions to such global challenges as providing enough healthy food for people everywhere, decreasing dependence on fossil fuels, and protecting life and the environment. Products Include Ceramic Boiler Ferrules and HexWall® Checkerwalls for the Sulfuric Acid Industry

For more information, please visit www.cleantechnologies.dupont.com


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14-11-2011