Meath-based Kells Stainless and Turkish Engineering Company UMDE have signed a strategic alliance agreement. The agreement covers the development of a Bio Mass system to convert bio degradable waste to high grade fertiliser, and nutrients for power generation.
A pilot plant is now at the advanced planning stage, and will bring together technology developed by Kells and UMDE. The pilot plant will showcase the system and commercial benefits to the agricultural, dairy and bio degradable waste sectors initially in Turkey and Ireland. A number of people will be involved in the project inIrelandand in Turkey, with plans to increase employment significantly as the project is developed and gains momentum.
John McKeon, managing director of Kells Stainless, says: “This is a great combination of both our companies’ talents and expertise in developing this process, and will have great benefits to both our countries.”
Celaleddin Gokcek, managing director of Umde; Minister for Trade and Investment Joe Costello TD; and John McKeon, managing director of Kells Stainless.