Fonterra Cooperative Group, the world's biggest dairy exporter, is building a state-of-the-art high-functional whey protein ingredients factory in Heerenveen, the Netherlands.
DSS has been awarded the contract for the membrane filtration part of this huge project, the largest one-off membrane installation ever.
This unique factory consists of 6 membrane plants, including UF, MF, RO, NF with a total of more than 4 hectares of membrane area (equivalent to 6 soccer fields!) and will process approximately 3,000,000 kg of whey per day into highly specialized WPC/WPI products.
The greenfield project is already under construction and scheduled for first whey into the plant on 1st December 2014.