Finland-based Ecoplanning offers proprietary evaporation and crystallisation technologies and specialist equipment for weak acid and base solutions.
Germany’s Plinke specialises in proprietary technology and specialist equipment for the purification and concentration of inorganic acids used or produced in hydrocarbon processing facilities worldwide.
Weatherly is a North American company that provides nitric acid and ammonium nitrate proprietary technologies and services to the fertilizer market.
“Through these acquisitions, KBR can more fully serve our clients’ fertilizer complex solution requirements, as well as expanding our consulting and technical services to improve plant performance throughout the plant's lifecycle,” said Stuart Bradie, president and CEO of KBR. “KBR sees great opportunity to extend these technologies outside North America to new customers and in revamping units of the existing customer base globally, leveraging KBR’s global sales team and EPC capabilities.”
“We chose these companies, all with over 50 years of experience and hundreds of plants worldwide, based on their track record of superior performance, market reputation, unique technologies, and proven delivery capability to augment KBR’s existing technologies and extend our scope in markets we now serve and beyond. We are pleased to add these technologies and capabilities, as well as the talented staff who will manage them for us within our global portfolio,” added Bradie.