Finnish Woikoski\\$quot;s new carbon dioxide plant has started operations in the country.

The new fully automated recovery plant has the ability to handle high quality carbon dioxide of one to three tons per hour.

The company spokesman said: "All the quality requirements of food and medical industries have been observed in the carbon dioxide operations, and all equipment in contact with carbon dioxide has been manufactured from stainless steel.

"The quality rate of produced carbon dioxide in the new carbon dioxide plant is higher than 99.995 per cent."

Since its start-up the plant has been extended with two 300 tons vertical storage vessels and a full trailer-distributing unit.