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The Best Pollution Control System for the Petrochemical Industry


Southfield, Michigan, April 4th 2017 – With over 4,000 installations worldwide and 45 years of experience in air abatement, Dürr’s capabilities, knowledge, and skills make resolving any pollution control situation simple. The petrochemical industry has its own unique set of requirements and concerns when it comes to air emissions control. Dürr has three products that are ideal for the industry's specific conditions: Ecopure® RL, Ecopure® SCR, and Ecopure® VAR.

Taking the standard thermal oxidizer technology one step further, the Ecopure® RL is a state-of-the-art rotary regenerative thermal oxidizer with one of the highest thermal efficiencies in the industry. Advantages of this proprietary system are a destruction efficiency of 99%+, low maintenance costs, the opportunity for customization taking into consideration the VOCs present, and short installation and commissioning time due to a pre-assembled concept.

The Ecopure® VAR is a direct fired thermal oxidizer designed for destruction of waste gases and liquid hazardous residues with challenging calorific values. This system has been installed for a wide range of applications, has no restrictions in terms of pollutant type or quantity, is able to incinerate residual organic liquids even forming acidifying gases, and has a number of heat recovery options.
With years of proven success, the Ecopure® VAR can handle difficult process with ease.

The Ecopure® SCR serves to reduce nitrous oxides (NOx) from flue gases or process gases when high NOx conversion rates are required through selective catalytic reduction. This system can be used as a stand-alone application as well as in the flue gas cleaning stage after thermal oxidation. Additionally, it has a destruction/conversion rate of 99%+ all in one complete, turn-key system.
Dürr provides solutions that impress, integrating necessary equipment, including pretreatment and posttreatment components such as dust collection and acid scrubbers, to form a comprehensive air abatement system in one engineered process. Thanks to their years of experience, involvement in a broad range of industries, and global reach, Dürr provides the most efficient and effective pollution control systems for the petrochemical industry.

Image 1: Efficient exhaust air purification with Ecopure® VAR in the pharmaceutical industry


The Dürr Group has been established in the United States since 1970 and currently employs around 880 people. From the new Campus with a state-of-art validation, testing, and training center in Southfield, MI, Dürr USA represents four of the five divisions. Paint and Final Assembly Systems offers equipment for painting and assembly processes, while Application Technology provides paint, sealants and adhesives application systems. Dürr’s Clean Technology Systems is the global leader in air pollution abatement and energy efficient technologies. The subsidiary Schenck Trebel Corporation, based in Deer Park, New York, offers balancing machines, vibration and condition monitoring systems and services for the general industry. The customers of Dürr USA include automotive and commercial vehicle manufacturers as well as their suppliers, and a diverse group of other industries. The HOMAG Machinery North America operates the production facilities for the HOMAG Group in Grand Rapids, MI, which is also the base for sales and service company Stiles Machinery Inc. The HOMAG Group is the world's leading manufacturer of machines and systems for the wood-processing industry and trades.

The Dürr Group is one of the world's leading mechanical and plant engineering firms with extensive automation expertise. Products, systems and services offered by the Group enable highly efficient manufacturing processes in different industries. Dürr supplies sectors like the automotive industry, mechanical engineering, chemical, pharmaceutical and woodworking industries. The company has 86 business locations in 28 countries. The Group generated sales of € 3.57 billion in 2016. Dürr has around 14,900 employees and operates in the market with five divisions:

• Paint and Final Assembly Systems: paint shops and final assembly systems for the automotive industry
• Application Technology: robot technologies for the automated application of paint, sealants and adhesives
• Clean Technology Systems: exhaust-air purification systems and energy efficiency technology
• Measuring and Process Systems: balancing equipment as well as assembly, testing and filling technology
• Woodworking Machinery and Systems: machinery and equipment for the woodworking industry

Dürr Systems, Inc.
Clean Technology Systems
Colleen O'Brien
Phone: +1 248 450-2311
Email:  Colleen.O'Brien(at)

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