Top Photo Courtesy of Fagen Europe; Bottom Photo Courtesy of Pannonia Ethanol Zrt

The client, a Hungarian firm structured with an Irish holding company and U.S. investors, desired a U.S.-style production facility fully compliant with European Union standards. 

Integrated U.S. and Hungarian teams redesigned boiler burners and the dehydration system, adapting U.S. technology to meet EU standards. More than 600 workers logged more than 900,000 hours over 21 months without a single recordable incident.

Location Dunaföldvár, Hungary

Project Team

Owner Pannonia Ethanol Zrt., Dunaföldvár

Lead Design Firm Fagen Engineering LLC, Greenville, S.C.

General Contractor/CM

Fagen Europe LLC, Granite Falls, Minn.

MEP Engineer

ICM Inc., Colwich, Kan.

Mech. Design, Nationalization

LPG Project Kft., Dunaújváros, Hungary


Pöyry Eröterv, Budapest, Hungary; Gepitesz Kft., Dunaújváros; ProCoPlan Kft., Dunaújváros; RPC Office Kft., Budapest