Jacobs Engineering Group was awarded a contract by Polimeri
Europa UK (Versalis group) to provide engineering, procurement
and construction management (EPCM)
services for a major expansion at the
company's plant in Grangemouth, Scotland.
Officials did not disclose the contract value, but noted
that the project is expected to be executed
out of Jacobs office in Glasgow, Scotland.
Under the terms of the deal, Jacobs is providing EPCM
services in collaboration with Polimeri Europa UK to support
the installation of a new finishing line and the associated
The expansion is expected to
significantly increase Polimeri Europa UKs rubber
production capacity at Grangemouth.
We have been working closely with Polimeri Europa UK
over the last two years to develop the front end design for
their new finishing line," said Jacobs vice
president Bob Irvin.
"We are delighted to continue to support Polimeri Europa UK,
and we anticipate the knowledge we have already acquired on the
project to be extremely valuable as
we move forward with the next phase.