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Norton Engineering Consultants signs exclusive license agreements with the University of South Alabama expanding emissions control technology offerings to include CO2 Capture

Norton Engineering Consultants, Inc. (NEC) has entered license agreements with the University of South Alabama (USA) to exclusively produce and supply non-volatile aqueous ionic amines (AIMs) for general use and to incorporate AIMs into processes for CO2 capture from combustion sources, including NEC’s proprietary flue gas scrubbing technology. NEC and USA are committed to introducing this technology to industrial clients in the oil refining, petrochemical, manufacturing and power industries to reduce emissions of CO2 and possibly other greenhouse gases (GHG’s). With the University of South Alabama’s over twenty years of research and development of ionic liquid hydrates and Norton Engineering Consultants’ decades of emission control experience we are developing cost effective, efficient and reliable process solutions that reduce CO2 emissions while allowing industries to continue to produce the products and energy the world needs.

Norton Engineering Consultants, headquartered in New Jersey (, is a global engineering company specializing in the refining, manufacturing, power, and petrochemical industries. NEC’s proprietary Venturi Scrubbing (VSS) technology is available to clients around the world seeking cost efficient solutions to reduce emissions of SO2, PM and NOx. NEC also provides innovative, cost effective, and reliable engineering solutions to help clients in reducing emissions, increasing capacity, improving efficiency, and reducing operating costs. NEC’s experienced team provides front-end engineering and project development support, turnaround support, training, troubleshooting, and startup assistance to its global clients.

The University of South Alabama is a global teaching and research university that provides students with an exceptional education in business, the liberal arts, education, engineering, computing, the sciences and healthcare. USA’s commitment to student success includes small class sizes and hands-on research opportunities in more than 100 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degree programs offered through 10 academic colleges and schools. USA offers advanced and innovative health care through the USA Health system of hospitals and clinics, as well as the College of Medicine. For more information, visit the University of South Alabama website,

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1 Response

  1. Jim Norton

    Continuing to move forward on this breakthrough technology and expanding applicability of this unique class of solvents to direct air applications.

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