The MPC Group is a global group active in the management of assets and investments, industrial services, navigation, shipbuilding and trading. The MPC Group has approximately 1,300 employees.
With its very diverse range of services, the MPC Group is one of the few major internationally operating Hamburg based service and trading companies that are successfully leading the centuries-old tradition of Hanseatic Traders into the future.
Ferrostaal as a member of the MPC Group initiated the project Oryzasil which came into operation December 2018.
Oryzasil produces precipitated silica from rice husks through a differentiated process, capable of working at temperatures lower than conventional processes.
ORYZA refers to Oryza sativa, the botanical name of rice
The suffix SIL originates from the product generated by the plant, silica.