SS Lootah offers automated biofuel plants to GCCby CW Staff on Sep 16, 2012
SS Lootah International has teamed up with Germany company Arndt GmbH to offer fully automatic locally-manufactured biodiesel plants for the Middle East.
The plants convert used cooking oil into biodiesel, which can be used to run many commercial vehicles.
A partnership agreement was signed in Dubai by Abdullah Bin Saeed Al Lootah, CEO of S.S. Lootah International, and Klaus Dieter Arndt, general manager of Arndt GmbH.
The agreement will allow S.S. Lootah International to combine its local knowledge and engineering skillswith Arndt GmbH’s global expertise in setting up automated biodiesel plants.
"As we move towards a sustainable future, introducing technological and infrastructural solutions to the region’s energy requirements is crucial," said Lootah.
"We are glad to cooperate with Arndt GmbH to offer viable solutions to support the growth of alternative energy sector while contributing to our knowledge economy. We are confident that this partnership will take Biodiesel production in the region to the next level."
Arndt general manager Klaus Dieter Arndt said that he was glad to bring knowhow developed in Europe setting up biodiesel plants to the Middle East.
"With the increased demand for turning waste materials into commercially-viable and environmentally-friendly products, we hope that our partnership will open up a niche market for biofuel production and its application," he said.
Arndt has been producing biodiesel reactors and biodiesel process equipments in Europe since 2004, and more than 20 plants are currently operating in Europe with Arndt technology.
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