PITTSBURGH--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Calgon Carbon Corporation (NYSE: CCC) announced it has been awarded a three-year contract by a petroleum refining company in the Midwest to supply 30 carbon adsorption systems and reactivation services to control vapor emissions. The value of the contract will depend upon the amount of spent activated carbon that is reactivated annually, which is expected to be in excess of two million pounds per year.
The refinery is using the carbon adsorption system to capture vapor during venting operations in compliance with Benzene/National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP) clean air regulations. The carbon adsorption systems consist of 30 VAPORPAC 10 vessels, each containing 12,500 lbs. of granular activated carbon (GAC). When the GAC is spent, it will be taken from the refining site and reactivated at Calgon Carbon’s Catlettsburg, Kentucky facility. The customer chose the Calgon Carbon system because it provides a cost-effective solution to capture volatile organic contaminants from air streams.
Lisa Reese, Vice President of Calgon Carbon’s Industrial Business Unit commented, “We are pleased to have been awarded this three-year project. It underscores Calgon Carbon’s ability to provide a complete solution, including reactivation services, to refinery customers for their vapor recovery needs.”
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Calgon Carbon Corporation (NYSE:CCC), headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is a global leader in innovative solutions, high quality products and reliable services designed to protect human health and the environment from harmful contaminants in water, and air. As a leading manufacturer of activated carbon, with broad capabilities in ultraviolet light disinfection, the Company provides purification solutions for drinking water, wastewater, pollution abatement, and a variety of industrial and commercial manufacturing processes.
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