TMEIC to supply MV drive systems for McInnis Cement, Canada

TMEIC to supply MV drive systems for McInnis Cement, Canada
Published: 22 May 2015


TMEIC announces an order from ThyssenKrupp Industrial Solutions (USA) Inc to supply MV Drive Systems for McInnis Cement. The TMEIC Dura-Bilt5i MV series of medium-voltage drives have been selected for the forthcoming Canadian greenfield plant.

The new 6000tpd plant is currently under construction in the Port-Daniel-Gascons area of Quebec. ThyssenKrupp Industrial Solutions (USA), Inc has been contracted to supply a full cement line. It will be complete with a POLCID proprietary process control system to monitor and control all aspects of this new modern facility and a POLAB laboratory automation system to assure product quality in every phase of the process.  The cement works is scheduled for commissioning in the latter part of 2016 with full production achieved in 2017.

Mark S Terry, President of Resource Technologies division of ThyssenKrupp Industrial Solutions (USA), Inc. said: "The McInnis Cement project represents the most technologically advanced and environmentally sound plant of its kind, designed to meet or beat the most stringent requirements of both the Canadian and American Environmental agencies. Combined with the extensive experience of both project teams, we have the complete recipe for success for the Port-Daniel-Gascons facility.''

Manmeet Bhatia, TMEIC General Manager Global Drives, added: "This award represents a very significant order for our company. As the cement industry emerges from the problems of the last few years, we are very pleased that ThyssenKrupp Industrial Solutions (USA), Inc. selected us and our world class, energy efficient products for the McInnis – Port-Daniel facility."