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Jacobi Carbons is pleased to announce the inauguration of VITA (Vierzon Imprégnation Technical Atelier) as the world’s most modern combined chemical impregnation and refining plant.
A busy month at Jacobi Carbons EMEA operations as we are announcing the start-up of not only the new Resinex washing plant in Premnitz, Germany, but also the coming on line of the upgraded impregnation line in Vierzon, France. Pictured is Group CEO, Remko Goudappel at the official ‘switch-on’, with two of our process technicians, responsible for the new production line.

VITA (as it is lovingly-known) is the most modern combined chemical impregnation and refining plant in the world. It is capable of continuous production of premium activated carbons for use in personal protection devices for a variety of civil and defence duties.

Conceived more than 1 year ago and based on the already operational CRISP line in Columbus, Ohio, the VITA plant cements Jacobi’s position as a key provider to occupational health OEM’s a quality, consistent and high performing activated carbon range.

During the event Jacobi CEO Remko Goudappel awarded Andy Wilde an award for outstanding contribution to VITA and it’s launch.

Furthermore, VITA provides a facility that is able to cope with our ever increasing demand from clients, as we win over more market share with the quality of our products, able to meet the toughest requirements.

Get in touch with your local Jacobi expert to find out more about how our new facility can help your activated carbon requirements.

We thank:
– Mrs. Ferrier, Préfète of Cher
– Mrs. Essayan, Députée of 2nd circonscription of Cher
– Mr. Duguet, Vice President of Communauté des Communes and
– Mr. Maseano, President of UIC for joining us.
The Préfète of Cher, Mrs. Ferrier, congratulated Jacobi Carbons on its success and investment in a key activity in the heart of Vierzon. She was particularly proud of the Jacobi management and the Vierzon team, who have a clear and strong vision of conquering markets globally and dispatching quality product ‘Made in France’.
Mrs. Essayan, the Députée, energized by the team spirit and warmth of the people present. She thanked CEO Remko Goudappel, CIO Andrew Wilde and EMEA Manufacturing Director, Usman Saeed for their dedication and support to sustainability of the Region by actively involving local suppliers for VITA’s construction and seeking young graduates for upcoming jobs.

 

The Préfète of Cher, Mme Ferrier, congratulated Jacobi Carbons on its success and investment in a key activity in the heart of Vierzon. She was particularly proud of the Jacobi management and the Vierzon team, who have a clear and strong vision of conquering markets globally and dispatching quality product ‘Made in France’.


Here are some further photos from the event:

Photo Copyright © Pierrick Delobelle, Le Berry républicain.

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