ABB has won an order worth $18m to design, engineer and supply integrated automation and modern electrification systems for Century Cement’s Manikgarh Cement plant, in central India, in a project that also entails on-site energy.

The cement plant project also includes a 60 MW thermal power plant onsite.

ABB will provide state-of-the-art manufacturing technology to expand production capacity and maintain high product quality while providing a reliable on-site power supply that will improve energy efficiency.

Veli-Matti Reinikkala, head of ABB’s Process Automation division said, “This modernisation and expansion project will help the customer meet increasing the local demand for its product, while improving the overall efficiency of its production process, and stability of its electricity supply.”

The turnkey project is scheduled to be completed within 18 months.

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