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March 4, 2015

Coogee Chemicals selects R2’s EMOS® for monitoring of electrolysis operations at its Elite Chemicals, Brisbane and Kwinana Chlor Alkali, Kwinana locations


R2 announces today it has received an order to supply its proprietary technology EMOS® (Electrolyser Management & Optimization System) to monitor the performance of new membrane electrolysers being installed at Coogee Chemicals Pty. Ltd.’s facilities in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia (Elite Chemicals) and Kwinana, Western Australia, Australia (Kwinana Chlor Alkali).

EMOS®’s patented single cell data acquisition hardware will be installed to provide real-time process information to chlor-alkali operators, allowing Coogee Chemicals to adopt proactive approaches to maximize the efficiency of electrolyser operations and maintenance through increased process visibility and the early detection and advanced warning of process anomalies.

“We are proud that EMOS® will be installed at the two facilities in Brisbane and Kwinana. EMOS® offers the required accuracy and interoperability capabilities to provide clear insights into the electrolysers performance, which will allow Coogee Chemicals to enhance plant safety programs, reduce operating costs, and meet their objectives.” said Line Maisonneuve, Director of Sales & Marketing for R2.

Coogee Chemicals is a diversified manufacturer of chemicals and Western Australia’s largest fuel terminal. Established in Kwinana in 1971 as a copper sulphate plant, the privately owned company is now present in a number of states, and has joint ventures within Australia and internationally.

Coogee Chemicals is the sole owner of two chlor alkali plants within WA, and acquired Elite Chemicals, Brisbane in 2012. The plants currently meet the local chlorine demands, while also producing and supplying caustic soda, hydrochloric acid and sodium hyprochlorite to water treatment, mining and industrial markets.

R2 specializes in the design, development, and implementation of intelligent systems geared at industrial safety process, predictive maintenance and process optimization.

We provide world leading cell room safety systems. Top manufactures and market leaders worldwide trust the R2 EMOS® System to assure their safety and reduce their production costs

Since its inception in 1989, R2 has devoted its information technology know-how and electrochemical expertise to developing, producing and delivering practical solutions to the electrochemical industries. Backed by unique expertise and knowledge, gained from monitoring over 60.000 cells in 22 different countries, R2 offers a series of tools for the chlor alkali industry.

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