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Construction from a Greenfield of a complete chicory processing facility

Customer
ORAFTI (SÜDZUCKER) - Belgium
General contractor
De Smet Engineers & Contractors
Scope of works
Design, supply, construction, installation and commissioning
Industrial operation
2006
Main sub-contractors involved:
Applexion - France
Siemens - Belgium
Niro - Denmark
Plant capacity
2,500 MTPD chicory

Processing units :
- Chicory yard
- Washing
- Slicing
- Extraction
- Purification
- Evaporation
- Crystallisation HP
- Integration of refining & atomizing plant
Utilities :
- Steam generation plant
- Turbo generator
- Compressed air unit
- Water cooling system
- Fire fighting system.
Auxiliaries :
- Electricity distribution
- Workshop equipment
- Laboratory equipment
- Truck weighbridge
- Packaging
- Silos, tanks, warehouse
- Administration & social building