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  • BACK TO THE ’70, KUWAIT

    Our first step in the melamine world

Milestones

2016 - The world’s largest single train high pressure melamine plant has been successfully put on stream at Henan XLX Chemical Company premises in Xinjiang autonomous region. The plant is capable to produce more than 60,000 MTPY of top grade melamine under Euromel® brand name.

2016 -The largest melamine plant ever implemented in China has been successfully put on stream at Hubei Yihua Chemical Company premises in Xinjiang autonomous region. The plant is capable to produce more than 80,000 MTPY of top grade melamine under Euromel® brand name.

2013 - Henan XLX Chemical Company awards Eurotecnica the EPS contract for the complete design and supply of a 60,000 MTPY Melamine plant.

2012 - Xinjiang Chemical Company awards Eurotecnica the EPS contract for the complete design and supply of a 80,000 MTPY Melamine plant.

2011 -  Eurotecnica's world scale Thermal Energy Storage system for the Andasol 3 concentrating solar power plant has been successfully commissioned.

2011 -  After ten years of successful cooperation Eurotecnica acquires the Carbon Black Technology from its partner.

2010 -  Abu Dhabi Refinery Co. (Takreer) selects Eurotecnica as technology provider for Carbon Black on its Carbon Black and Delayed Coker Project.

2010 -  The world-class plants for Qafco (Qatar) and Methanol Holdings (Trinidad and Tobago) are successfully commissioned. Qafco's Melamine plant is continuously producing melamine in excess of 104% of the nominal capacity.

2009 -  Eurotecnica is awarded of the order for the design of the Molten Salts Thermal Energy Storage System of the ANDASOL III Solar Power Station (Spain).

2006 -  Qafco, the Qatar Fertilizer Company selects Eurotecnica Melamine Technology for its world-scale 60,000 MTPY Melamine plant. The full EPS contract is the biggest one awarded to Eurotecnica since its foundation.

2004 -  Commissioning of a CCR Reforming unit 1,000,000 MTPY capacity, at Sibneft facility of Omsk – Russian Federation. Technology source: UOP (USA).

2000 -  Eurotecnica set up the first of a long list of Melamine Plants in China.

1999 -  Commissioning of the first Pure Pentaerythritol Plant in the People‘s Republic of China: 12,000 MTPY capacity at Yunnan Yuntianhua Co., Ltd. facility in Shuifu. Technology source: F.A.R.- Polioli, Milan, Italy.

1998 -  EPS contract for the first 30,000 MTPY – single reactor – Melamine plant newly developed by the Company.

1998 -  Eurotecnica acquires the ownership and all the rights and grants for the Melamine technology and know-how from Allied Signal (USA).

1985 -  Successful commissioning, at Omsk and Ufa refineries – former U.S.S.R., of 2 x 800,000 MTPY C8 Aromatics Isomerization units (ISOMAR) and 2 x 165,000 MTPY Paraxylene (PAREX) units based on UOP technology.

1980 -  EPS contract for the first Linear Alkyl Benzene Plant (UNIBON-MOLEX-PACOL-HF based on UOP technology) in the People‘s Republic of China. 50,000 MTPY unit at Nanjing facilities – Jiangsu province (nowadays Sinopec).

1980 -  First Melamine plant. EPC contract for a 15,000 MTPY unit at Kuwait Melamine Industries facilities, Shuaiba – Kuwait. The plant design was based on the Allied Signal (USA) technology.

1973 -  Commissioning of the first Linear Alkyl Benzene Plant (PACOL-HF) based on UOP (USA) technology. 50,000 MTPY unit at Liquichimica Augusta facilities, Sicily, Italy.

1963 -  The first EPC contract signed: 10,000 MTPY Styrene fractionation unit at Onesti – Romania.

1962 -  A team of highly experienced managers from the Italian petrochemical, chemical and oil refining industries gather and establish the foundation of Eurotecnica S.p.A. in Milan, Italy.