U.S. Firm to Build $2, 000, 000 Plant Using Process Developed in Israel
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U.S. Firm to Build $2, 000, 000 Plant Using Process Developed in Israel

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The Kaiser Aluminum Company of the United States and Israeli Mining Industries of Tel Aviv, signed an agreement today under which the American firm will build a $2, 000, 000 phosphoric acid plant in Louisiana using a process developed by the Tel Aviv company.

The agreement provides a license to Kaiser for use of the process which is said to yield a higher quality acid than has previously been possible. The American firm also participated in a survey project in Israel on the acid which is used in fertilizers and in a variety of other industrial and chemical processing applications.

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