GMK Gesellschaft für Motoren und Kraftanlagen mbH located at Bargeshagen, Germany and IKN GmbH, Neustadt, Germany enter into an exclusive partnership with the intention to develop and market waste heat recovery systems (WHRS) for the cement industry.
A memorandum of understanding was signed on 16.09.2013 in Bargeshagen among the representatives Aldo Piacentini-Timm (GMK), Wilhelm Uebachs (GERMANIA Technologieholding), Klaas Windmöller and Justus von Wedel (bothIKN).
GMK, a specialist for power generating equipment based on the Organic-Rankine-Cycle (ORC), has developed the INDUCAL® line of products for industrial applications.
IKN is a specialist for pyro-related solutions for the cement industry and is mostly recognized for the Pendulum Cooler®.
IKN and GMK join forces to adapt the ORC process for an efficient integration into waste heat cycles at cement kilns and clinker coolers.