Jacobs Engineering Group was awarded a contract from Solutia
to provide engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCm)
services for the Kuantan resin plant in Kuantan, Malaysia.
Officials did not disclose the contract value.
The companies noted that the project is scheduled to be
completed in 2013.
Jacobs said it will lead the project execution activities from
its office in Singapore with work share support from its other
offices in the region.
Solutia is constructing the Butvar polyvinyl
butyral (PVB) resin plant.
Butvar resins are used to improve the adhesion, strength,
durability and flexibility of products around the globe,
according to project officials.
We are extremely pleased to receive the contract for
the Solutia resin plant in Malaysia, said Jacobs vice
president Tom Quinn.
Jacobs is well aligned to Solutia's business goals,
having supported Solutia early on in the project with front-end engineering
services. We are proud to grow our relationship."