Since April 2004, in Šilutė factory owned by “MG Baltic”, the manufacture of bioethanol (dehydrated ethyl alcohol) has been started. For dehydration, particularly advanced world-wide technology of zeolit ceramic membranes is employed. Factory is one of most powerful in Europe CEE and Nordic region - production capacities reach 55 million litres per year. Ethanol is used for fuel (blending of petrol or manufacture of ETBE) or for chemical industry (denatured ethanol).
During 2011-2014 factory updated to be able produce rectified ethyl alcohol of finest quality - for food, alcohol beverages, pharmaceutical etc. industry. Production capacities for rectified - up to 44 million litres per year.
Production sold to Lithuania, Nordic and Western Europe.
Listed on Machinio