Weifang Shengtai Purchased MVR Evaporator for Energy and Cost Saving
WEIFANG, Shandong, China, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Shengtai Pharmaceutical, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: SGTI) announced today that on August 3, 2010, Weifang Shengtai Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd ("Weifang Shengtai"), its operating subsidiary in China, entered into an agreement with Jiangsu Zongheng Drying Equipment Co., Ltd. ("Jiangsu Zongheng") to purchase a 30T/MVR Glucose Evaporator ("the MVR Evaporator") that will help reduce total energy consumption and enhance production efficiency at Weifang Shengtai.
The MVR Evaporator consists of an automatic control system and other highly efficient parts and structures. While it consumes more electricity, it will consume less steam and in net, will reduce total costs in the process of evaporation. According to the Exchange rate on August 3, it will cost Weifang Shengtai 1.7 million USD to purchase and install the MVR Evaporator. The total cost of 1.70 USD includes the contract purchase prices of 1.55 million USD and the purchase price of 0.15 million USD of the accessories. Recognizing the MVR Evaporator as a major energy-saving project, the National Development and Reform Commission of the Chinese Central Government will award Weifang Shengtai 0.53 million USD in a one-time payment, as a result, the total costs of the MVR Evaporator project will reduce to 1.17 million USD, which in turn will be fully recovered by the operational cost saving within a year after the MVR evaporator is fully operational in production.
The MVR Evaporator is one of the projects that Weifang Shengtai is committed to in removing bottlenecks identified in production process, exploring of potential production capacity and cost reduction. Shengtai Pharmaceutical, Inc. will continue to communicate to investors the development of Weifang Shengtai's commitment to exploring of potential production capacity, cost reduction and enhancement of production efficiency. With smooth operation at Weifang Shengtai and the rebound of the selling prices of Weifang Shengtai's products after the financial crisis, Shengtai Pharmaceutical, Inc. is confident of its plans that will deliver returns to investors.
About Shengtai Pharmaceutical, Inc.
Shengtai Pharmaceutical, Inc. through its wholly owned subsidiary, Shengtai Holding, Inc. (SHI), and the Chinese operating company of Weifang Shengtai Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd., is a manufacturer and distributor in China of glucose and starch products as pharmaceutical raw materials, other starch products and other glucose products such as corn meals, food and beverage glucose and dextrin. For more information about Shengtai Pharmaceutical, Inc., please visit http://www.shengtaipharmaceutical.com/ .
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