J-Tec Material Handling.
Your process partner for handling solids and liquids.

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J-Tec Material Handling.
Your process partner for handling solids and liquids.

Our servicesGet in touch

Process Engineering

Our material handling and process engineering solutions are provided to leading players in the chemical and food industries all over the world. We design, supply, build and maintain processing systems for powders, pellets and liquids. We deliver single process lines as well as complete turnkey installations.


Who we are

Founded in 1970, and incorporated by Katoen Natie in 1999, J-Tec has been active as a supplier of material handling and process engineering solutions for almost 50 years. These many decades of experience and international expertise makes us an established partner for customers in food and chemical industries around the globe.
Our strength lies in the personal approach we bring to every single project. J-Tec is supplier-independent, so we can guarantee a customized solution for every challenge. We don’t offer a one-size-fits-all approach; instead we listen to you and use our in-house knowledge and tools to develop a tailored solution for your project.
More than just being your supplier, J-Tec is your partner during the complete process: starting from the conceptual design, on through detailed engineering, procurement and manufacturing, up until installation and commissioning, and if required training and maintenance.



We stand for inventiveness and do our utmost to bring added value to our customers’ solutions. We force ourselves to be one step ahead with regard to ergonomics, safety and specification compliance, in order to guarantee maximum quality and optimum OPEX/CAPEX balance. These objectives, combined with constant concern for fast and flexible service, allow us to enhance and improve our customer care.


J-Tec has an integrated HSEQ management system. We are ISO 9001:2015 and SCC certified in order to support your business in working effectively, efficiently and safely, and to ensure stable and healthy financial growth.

SCC (VCA) is a European program for companies that provide services in hazardous environments, such as construction or material handling. This certification is your guarantee of high standards for safety, health and environmental care.

Internal audits are held on a regular basis to ensure that the procedures and quality management system are known and applied throughout the company.

Turnkey & greenfield solutions

Greenfield & Turnkey projects

Together with our affiliated Supply Chain Engineering business unit, J-Tec can deliver complete greenfield, turnkey projects. From design to final commissioning, we take care of all civil engineering, infrastructure and process parts of the project.
Our parent company Katoen Natie is established worldwide. This widespread presence offers many advantages, including in-depth knowledge of local customs and extensive contacts with local suppliers.

Process engineering solutions for key players in the food industrySolids and liquids handling for key players in the food and chemical industriesSolids and liquids handling for key players in the food and chemical industriesReception and storage in silos


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06 September 2017
Katoen Natie starts construction of Phase II of its Specialty Chemicals Hub in Singapore.
In the presence of the Ambassador of Belgium to Singapore, Mr. Andy Detaille, Katoen Natie had a ground breaking ceremony for the construction of Phase II of its Specialty Chemicals Hub on 31st August 2017. Koen Cardon, CEO of Katoen Natie Singapore, commented, “This investment represents a significant step change in the services we offer to Specialty Chemical Companies. As Singapore is moving towards more production of high end products, we are expanding our facilities to offer our key customers more solutions and more capacity.” At its Jurong Logistics Terminal, Katoen Natie is providing a wide range of logistics and semi industrial services to a portfolio of global customers. With extensive know how in handling solids in powder or granular form and liquids, Katoen Natie offers solutions such as repackaging, sieving, grinding, blending, optical sorting, homogenization, compounding, customizing, compaction and granulation, deodorizing, drying, heating, pastillation and ISO tank operations. Mr. Detaille, Ambassador of Belgium, highlighted, “It is great to see that Katoen Natie continues to invest in Singapore. They are a strong representative of what Belgium can offer in logistics, industrial services and innovative solutions.” Koen Cardon added, “our chemical customers are looking for total solutions that require highly skilled operators and services at the highest standards of Safety, Quality and Environment. With some 165 logistics terminals worldwide and in depth know how of product handling, we can offer our customers the services they are looking for. We continue to innovate to develop solutions for our customers that can help them to make the difference”. The Phase II Specialty Chemicals Hub facility will include silos for specialty chemical products, packaging lines and auxiliary equipment for dry air, product conveying and de-dusting. This 15 million Singapore Dollars investment will be operational in December 2018.
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Chambers Logistics Terminal in Baytown, Texas
09 May 2017
New logistics and warehousing facility in Baytown, TX (USA)
The site sits on 560 acres of land. A total of 2 million square feet of warehouse space is currently built out along with 530 hopper car spots. In 2017, we will continue expanding, increasing from the 2 million to 2.5 million sq ft if warehouse space and at least 700 hopper car spots. This site ultimately has a master plan of 11 million sq ft of warehousing with 3,000 hopper car spots. It is dual rail served by both the Union Pacific and BNSF railroads, which is in line with Katoen Natie’s philosophy to strategically pursue properties with multiple rail access, thus adding a competitive advantage for our customers. As Katoen Natie, we are looking to incorporate not only petrochemicals into this site, but also our specialty chemicals, consumer goods & industry, process engineering, and other business units. 20 years ago, Katoen Natie began its US operations in Houston with 500,000 sq ft of warehouse space. Now, we operate 5 million sq ft of warehouse space in Houston area, and over 6 million sq ft in the US. Get an insight into Katoen Natie's logistics terminal in TX, USA for the petrochemical industry.
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