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Strategic alliance: thyssenkrupp to support JSW in improving environmental standards and efficiency in coke production

thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions and Jastrzębska Spółka Węglowa (JSW), one of the largest European coke producers based in Poland, have entered into a long-term strategic alliance. Under the technological agreement, thyssenkrupp will support JSW’s strategy to improve the sustainability and efficiency of its coking plants and to enable the production of environmentally friendly by-products. The agreement was signed during the 2018 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP24) in Katowice, Poland, on the 12th of December.

Dr. Uwe Boltersdorf, CEO of the business unit Industrial Specialties of thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions: “We are very happy to collaborate with JSW and to support them to further develop their coking plant facilities. Due to increasing environmental awareness and regulation, it will become more and more important for coke producers to minimize the impact on their natural environment. Based on our extensive expertise in the coke plant industry, we enable operators to optimize existing plants by applying the latest technologies and integrated operation concepts.”

Combining more than 140 years of experience, thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions is a market leader in coke plant technologies. The plant engineering and construction specialist has continuously developed solutions to make coke production more efficient and sustainable. These include, for example, technologies for the reduction of emissions like nitrogen oxides (NOx), sulphur oxides (SOx) and aromatic compounds as well as solutions to lower both investment and operating costs. In recent years, thyssenkrupp