Entries in Category ‘Chemicals’

Cooling Water System Study

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Client: Reaxis, Inc. Date Completed: January 2016 Project Scope Venture Engineering & Construction, Inc. (Venture) was contracted to present technical aspects and incurred costs for three (3) types of cooling system options for supporting equipment at a chemical manufacturing facility. The plant was operating on city water for once-through, non-contact cooling water (NCCW). The selected […]

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Kosmos EF

Location: McDonald, Pennsylvania Date Completed: 2012 Project Scope Venture Engineering & Construction was contracted to provide detail design of a production process to produce stannous ricinoleate at its facility in McDonald, PA. Previously the product was produced off site by a toll manufacturer. Bringing the project in house significantly increases the profit margin for the […]

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Stannous Chloride Dryer Addition

Location: McDonald, Pennsylvania Date Completed: 2011 Project Scope Venture Engineering & Construction was contracted to provide scope and estimate services. Venture investigated several aspects of the facility including the feasibility of adding a second stannous chloride dryer, more consistent feed of stannous chloride to the centrifuge, and a means of blending talc with the stannous […]

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Donora Heat and Material Balance

Location: Donora, Pennsylvania Date Completed: 2011 Project Scope Venture Engineering & Construction was contracted to perform a heat and material balance to capture seasonal fluctuations in process production rates. Dyno Nobel had an existing heat and material balance performed on their ammonium nitrate facility during its original design. After years of operational information gathering it […]

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Propylene Oxide Storage & Distribution Project

Location: Mill Hall, Pennsylvania Date Completed: 2008 Project Scope Venture Engineering was contracted to provide front-end and detailed engineering for a new propylene oxide storage and distribution project at Croda Inc.’s specialty chemicals production facility in Mill Hall, Pennsylvania. Croda’s manufacturing facility, located in Mill Hall, Pennsylvania, produces modified long chain fats, oils, amines and […]

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Ethylene Oxide Debottleneck

Location: Mill Hall, Pennsylvania Date Completed: 2008 Project Scope Venture Engineering was contracted to provide front end and detailed engineering for a process debottlenecking project at Croda’s specialty chemicals production facility in Mill Hall, Pennsylvania. Croda’s Mill Hall manufacturing facility produces modified long chain fats, oils, amines and alcohols using ethylene oxide (EO) or propylene […]

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Polyether Polyols Expansion

Location: Northeast United States Date Completed: 2008 Project Scope Venture Engineering & Construction was contracted to provide EPCM services for a polyether polyols expansion. Polyether polyols are one of the main components in polyurethane systems and are used in many consumer applications, such as rigid foam insulation and flexible foam seat cushions. The expansion increased […]

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