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Biturox® by Pörner

The Biturox® Process is the modern and time-tested answer to the need for first class bitumen made from a great variety of raw materials. The Biturox® technology stands for better bitumen quality from economic refinery feedstock components – enabling the refinery to produce bitumen from a wider range of crudes.
Pörner Group is the expert for bitumen technology providing consulting, process design, application technology, plant engineering and construction for complete bitumen production plants. In its own research facilities Pörner develops tailored Biturox® concepts to meet international product standards utilizing the available crudes and refinery intermediate feedstock.
With over 60 Biturox® Bitumen plants licensed (references) the Pörner Group is worldwide the market leader in bitumen oxidation technology. The Pörner Group designs and realises bitumen plants turn-key including all infrastructures out of one hand: production units of high availability, fully automatically to operate and designed to last long.


about Pörner

Pörner Group with a workforce of around 580 engineers and specialists in five countries is a leading independent engineering company for process plant engineering in Central Europe.

The Pörner Group offers the complete range of engineering services out of one hand: from project studies, authority engineering, architecture, process engineering, layout, detail engineering, procurement of machinery and services to construction supervision and commissioning of the plant, including training for personnel.

The Group realized since its foundation 1972 more than 2,000 projects in the refining, petrochemical, chemical and pharmaceutical industry as well as in environmental and energy industries.

Biturox® bitumen means

  • For the refinery: Production flexibility and high quality
  • For the road department: Economy of rentability
  • For the driver: A comfortable drive on a smooth road

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