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Jacobs Awarded EPCM Contract from Nippon Shokubai Europe N.V.


October 6, 2015
By Business Wire News

PASADENA, Calif.

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) announced today that it received a contract from Nippon Shokubai Europe N.V. for detailed engineering, procurement and construction management services for the expansion of the Superabsorbent Polymer Plant and a new acrylic acid plantat the Nippon Shokubai Europe site in Zwijndrecht (Antwerp), Belgium.

The total investment cost (TIC) of the installation is approximately $390 million (350 million Euros).The project is scheduled to be mechanically complete in October 2017.

In making the announcement, Jacobs Group Vice President Mark Bello stated, “Jacobs has been working closely together with Nippon Shokubai during the definition phase, and are committed to continue our successful cooperation during the full duration of this important and challenging project and beyond.”

Jacobs is one of the world’s largest and most diverse providers of technical professional and construction services.

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Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.
Robin Shermer, 817-735-6284