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Siemens to supply automation technology to sugar refinery in US [Registered]

Siemens has been awarded the contract to equip the biggest sugar refinery operating in North America. The Siemens Industry Automation Division will be supplying electrical and control technology to the producing plant, which is currently under construction in Gramercy, Louisiana, USA. The plant is owned and operated by Louisiana Sugar Refining (LSR), a joint venture set up with Sugar Growers and Refiners, Cargill and Imperial Sugar Company. The refinery is due to start production in September 2011, with annual output expected to be a million tons of sugar. The Siemens Industry Automation Division will be supplying a wide range of…

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