Milan, Italy, 15th January 2024 – Eurotecnica, the world’s leader in the licensing, design and implementation of melamine plants, and an integral part of the Proman family of companies, a global leader in natural gas derived products and services, has been selected by Helwan Fertilizers Company (HFC) S.A.E for the implementation of a world scale melamine plant based on proprietary Euromel® G5 Melamine Technology.

When completed the facility will be the most modern melamine plant in Egypt and the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, boasting a nameplate capacity of 60,000 tons per annum, confirming Eurotecnica Euromel® as the technology of choice in this area.

The melamine plant, scheduled to be commissioned by 2027, will be strategically located in the vicinity of Helwan district, south of Cairo, Egypt. This prime location ensures proximity to essential resources and markets, facilitating seamless operations and distribution.

Once operational, the plant will be a significant contributor to HFC’s portfolio and will also play a vital role in meeting the growing demand for melamine in the region.

Commenting on the collaboration, Guido Canti, Eurotecnica Sales Manager, expressed enthusiasm about the partnership with HFC. "We are delighted to join forces for this monumental project. Our cutting-edge technology and expertise align perfectly with their vision for innovation and sustainability. This melamine plant marks a significant step forward for HFC and reaffirms our commitment to providing highly innovative technologies to our customers."

Eurotecnica 's state-of-the-art 5th generation (G5) Euromel® Melamine Technology is renowned for its efficiency, sustainability, and reliability, making it an ideal choice for a project of this scale and importance. It is the leading and most advanced technology for the production of high-quality melamine used in wood-based products, laminates, moulding compounds and fire-extinguishing foams over the last 40 years. It delivers Total Zero Pollution with zero-effluents to be treated and zero-added chemicals, and now also Total Green with electricity from renewable sources.

The collaboration between HFC and Eurotecnica represents a milestone in the industrial landscape of Egypt and the broader MENA region. The project is expected to contribute not only to economic growth but also to the advancement of technology and sustainability in the melamine industry.