Increased importance of health and wellness supports strong growth in the market
Increased importance of health and wellness highlight water safety issues and support strong growth in the global residential and light commercial water treatment equipment (WTE) market. Strict enforcement of water quality standards and regulations supporting upcoming innovative water treatment procedures also drives the market. Currently, North America holds the largest market share.
New study shows that demand will increase 17% per year to 26.2 billion yuan in 2017
Demand for consumer water treatment systems in China is projected to advance 17% per year to 26.2 billion yuan in 2017.
Strategic fit expected to spur job growth, market expansion
Newterra has acquired the business of Crane Water from diversified industrial manufacturer Crane Co. Newterra, a privately held Canadian company, adds the U.S.-based maker of water treatment equipment to its sales/engineering and manufacturing facilities in Canada, the U.S. and Europe. The move brings its employee count to almost 250 people worldwide.
LiquiTech.com to become educational resource for secondary water treatment industry
LiquiTech announced the release of a new corporate website. The new site, www.liquitech.com, features improved navigation, updated content and a new focus on monitoring and maintenance as a pillar of its copper silver ionization system.
AdEdge will commercialize and distribute the biottta technology in North America
AdEdge Water Technologies announced the addition of biottta advanced biological treatment to its core product offerings. Each biottta system is a pre-engineered, turnkey treatment solution designed to remove nitrate, perchlorate, hexavalent chromium, VOCs and other contaminants from municipal drinking water supplies. biottta is a low-energy treatment process that uses naturally-occurring bacteria to eliminate multiple contaminants from groundwater rather than creating harmful waste streams typically found in ion exchange and reverse osmosis applications.
New distribution agreement covers Denmark, Sweden, Norway and Finland
GE announced that the Swedish company WIBAX Energy AB, part of the WIBAX Group, will distribute GE’s water technologies in the Nordic region. The distribution agreement, which started on May 1, 2014, combines WIBAX’s local expertise and GE’s advanced technologies to create greater access to innovative water and process solutions in the Nordic region. The distribution agreement will cover Denmark, Sweden, Norway and Finland.
Nelsen Corp. to construct an 11,500-sq-ft addition to its main warehouse
Nelsen Corp. announced the groundbreaking and construction of an 11,500-sq-ft addition to its main warehouse at the company’s Ohio headquarters. The expanded facility will help accommodate the needs of the ever-growing company. The expansion also alleviates the need for current offsite storage and expands the production and assembly capabilities of Nelsen engineered systems as well as an additional production location for the company's commercial reverse osmosis systems.
The company will host seminars on UV technology at the WQA’s annual convention
NeoTech Aqua Solutions Inc. (NTAS), designer and manufacturer of ultraviolet (UV) water treatment systems, will be in Orlando, Fla., during the WQA Aquatech USA 2014 show March 18 to 21.
The company will host an informative meeting regarding its technology, as well as seminars on UV technology, at the Rosen Plaza Hotel on March 18 at 10 a.m. Some of the topics that will be covered are:
Albert Smith will be responsible for all outside sales activities in Western Canada
WaterGroup hired Albert Smith as the regional account manager for Western Canada. In this new position, Smith will be responsible for all outside sales activities in Western Canada from Manitoba and further west, serving both wholesale and independent water dealer channels.