Praj, Dedini partner to provide ethanol technologies in Brazil

By Praj Industries | August 13, 2019

Praj Industries has announced that it has entered into a cooperation agreement with Dedini S/A Indústrias de Base to provide ethanol production technologies to the Brazilian market.

This paves the way for Dedini to market Praj’s novel technology solutions to set up ethanol production facilities using grain-based feedstock and modernize existing ethanol plants in Brazil. Praj’s scope includes technology license engineering and supply of critical equipment, whereas Dedini bears responsibility for manufacturing equipment, site supervision, customer assistance and logistics.

Praj Industries is a leading global process solutions company, driven by innovation and integration capabilities, offering solutions to add significant value to bioenergy facilities, critical process equipment and skids, brewery plants, industrial wastewater treatment systems and hi-purity water systems. Brazil based Dedini is an engineering major and market leader in the supply of alcohol distillation plants, among other lines of products and services.

“We look forward to a mutually rewarding association with Dedini,” says Shishir Joshipura, CEO and MD at Praj. “Praj is confident that its pioneering technology backed by world-class research and development will support the Brazilian government’s mandate for ethanol blending and reduce GHG emissions” he added.

This joint endeavor will ensure a consistent, customized approach and the latest technologies while responding to market requirements. Customers in Brazil will benefit from competitive pricing, single window responsibility and local availability of after-sales service.

With its wide connect and strong market reach, Dedini brings to the partnership its manufacturing and execution capabilities in the region. Praj’s expertise includes standalone and flexible molasses to ethanol, corn to ethanol plants of varied capacity, higher stillage concentration, zero liquid discharge, biogas/ bio CNG and 1.5G corn fiber to ethanol technologies along with modernization solutions.

Giuliano Dedini Ometto Duarte, director president at Dedini says, “We are proud of this association with Praj Industries as it represents the agreement of two globally recognized companies, bringing to the market proven technologies, competitiveness and customization for our clients.”