CP Brasil receives further silo order from top-ten world cement producer

Claudius Peters Brasil has recently been awarded a multi-million euro contract to supply four complete mixing chamber silo systems to Votorantim Cimentos (VC), one of the largest cement producers in the world.

This order follows on from previous MC silos supplied to VC in the last four years. The new silos which will handle raw meal are capable of storing, mixing and dosing a total of almost 40,000 tonnes of raw material.

Bruno Garcia, Managing Director of CP Brasil, says “We are delighted to receive this order which demonstrates our capability in world class silo systems, proven in previous installations at VC’s various plants. These new silos validates our client’s confidence in Claudius Peters expertise”

About Votorantim Cimentos

*Votorantim Cimentos is one of the world’s top ten cement companies. Votorantim Cimentos is investing more than R$ 2 billion throughout Brasil to increase production capacity by 30% by 2011. New factories are being built, and existing units are being reactivated, expanded and upgraded with many of these operations already up and running. Their goal is to move closer to the final consumer in step with a tendency to regionalize and decentralize consumption of cement in Brazil.

About Claudius Peters

The name Claudius Peters has been synonymous with the global cement industry for over a century. Founded in 1906, the eponymous company became part-owned by the British Babcock organization in the 1950’s and was owned by them outright from the 1970’s until being acquired by Langley Holdings PLC in 2002. Today the Claudius Peters group also serves the global alumina, gypsum and power industries via subsidiaries in the United States, Brazil, UK, France, Italy, Spain, Romania, India and China and employs over 600 people worldwide. www.claudiuspeters.com

*source of information: www.vcimentos.com.br