Zippe has been awarded the contract for a Batch Plant and Cullet Return System at Verallia’s new Brazilian plant.

Zippe CEO, Dr. Philipp Zippe and its project manager, Heiko Brand, were in Sao Paulo for the official contract signing with Verallia Brazil.

The new plant in Jacutinga is in the south of Minas Gerais state, about three hours drive from Sao Paulo.

The batch plant will be designed in row and supply a new furnace with a capacity of 440 to batch per day. It can be expanded to feed a second furnace, in a second step.

The scope of delivery also includes a Cullet Return System.

Zippe will supply the engineering, complete delivery, installation, cabling, commissioning and start-up, which is scheduled for the end of 2018.