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"We were looking to upgrade our boilers and Lipten fit it in our powerhouse and made it compatible with our existing system. It’s efficient as heck and we get better steam with less gas and water usage."

—Joseph Serra, Providence Hospital Manager of Operations, As Quoted in The Detroit News

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Jim Spencer
(248) 374-8910
Monday, April 26, 2004
Lipten Power to upgrade boiler system at Wheeling Pittsburgh Steel


WIXOM, MI, - LIPTEN Power of Wixom, Michigan, a powerhouse engineering design/build provider, has been awarded a multi-million dollar contract to provide engineering and supply two package boilers with related equipment to Wheeling Pittsburgh Steel Corporation’s Follansbee, West Virginia plant.

A heavy industry supplier for 35 years, LIPTEN will supply two 73,000 lbs/hr Babcock & Wilcox super-heated package boilers to be fired with coke oven gas, a by-product of the blast furnaces. Back-up fuel is natural gas.

Other LIPTEN-supplied equipment includes Bloom Engineering Low NOx burners with associated fuel trains, managed by a LIPTEN-engineered programmable logic control (PLC) system utilizing Allen-Bradley components.

Additional LIPTEN-supplied equipment includes Sheldon Engineering combustion air fans and a 320,000 lbs/hr Econdyne Ltd. deaerator system.

Equipment start-up will be provided by LIPTEN, as well as all related upgrading of the infrastructure to accommodate the installations.

LIPTEN Company (www.lipten.com), serves a national clientele for design, installation and servicing of power generation and cogeneration systems. Branch offices are located in the Detroit, New York City and Montreal areas.


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