Jacobs Engineering Group was awarded a contract from German
specialty chemicals company Evonik Industries to provide basic
engineering services for a grassroots polyamide 12 production
facility in Asia.
Officials did not disclose the contract value or the specific
location of the project.
Jacobs says it has been working closely with Evonik's project team in Marl, Germany, to
develop the conceptual design for the new plant, which is based
on Evonik's existing plants in Germany.
Members of the integrated project team are operating from
Jacobs' office in Leiden, The Netherlands, to undertake the
FEED work, supported by Jacobs' office in Mumbai, India.
Under a separate framework contract signed in 2011, Jacobs
is providing engineering services as the Owner's Engineer on
Evonik's process industry projects worldwide.
"Jacobs has formed a rewarding relationship with Evonik
through demanding projects in Europe, the US and
Asia, said Jacobs group vice president Robert Matha.
We are very pleased to build on our global
relationship by executing this next phase of Evonik's
investment in Asia."