Air Products Signs Second Deal with Techpack Solutions in Korea
Air Products recently announced it has been selected by Techpack Solutions in Korea to supply an integrated oxy-fuel solution. This is Air Products’ second project to support this leading Korean container glass maker to reduce emissions and improve energy efficiency and productivity.
The integrated solution reportedly includes Air Products’ oxy-fuel combustion system, Cleanfire® HRi™ oxy-fuel burners and an automatic flow control skid. The company will also install a PRISM® vacuum swing adsorption (VSA) oxygen generator to supply reliable and economical on-site oxygen used to power the oxy-fuel burners for melting glass.
“We have experienced a successful full conversion from air-fuel combustion to Air Products’ integrated oxy-fuel solution to realize the environmental, operational and productivity benefits,” said Young-Min Kim, technical team general manager. “We are pleased to continue working with Air Products when converting another furnace. We know we can rely on their global experience and seasoned combustion engineering experts who understand the glass industry deeply and are fully committed.”
“We are honored to have Techpack Solutions’ confidence to support their further conversion to oxy-fuel combustion,” said Kyo-Yung Kim, president. “South Korea has been transitioning actively toward low-carbon, sustainable development under the government’s green growth strategy. Our proven success with Techpack Solutions and many other customers worldwide speaks volumes about Air Products’ commitment and ability to help Korean glass makers improve both their environmental footprint and competitiveness.”
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