Akvola celebrates growth; H2O Innovation wins industrial projects; Fluence receives award

Feb. 20, 2018

Industry news roundup: Akvola Technologies celebrates new headquarters and larger team; H2O Innovation wins two industrial projects; Fluence named 2018 Global Decentralized Water & Wastewater Treatment Company.

Akvola Technologies celebrates new headquarters and larger team

Akvola Technologies GmbH, a water technology company providing solutions for the removal of oils, emulsions and suspended solids from hard-to-treat industrial wastewater, announced it received a record number of purchase orders — 16 in 2017 — all of them from leading companies in the metalworking, oil and gas and steel industries. To accommodate continued business growth, the company moved its headquarters to a business park located near Tegel airport in Germany. The facilities include a new workshop to handle the increased production output. A new pilot plant has been built to support the increasing demand for the technology in China. Also during 2017, two new application engineers and two new sales engineers joined the team in order to manage the increasing project backlog and sales pipeline.

H2O Innovation wins two industrial projects worth $4.9M

H2O Innovation Inc. announced it was awarded two new industrial projects totaling $4.9 million, bringing the corporation’s project sales backlog to $56.1 million. H2O Innovation’s first project consists of a water reuse system, combining its flexMBR open technology and reverse osmosis. This system will treat 0.7 mgd (2,650 m3/day) of domestic and industrial wastewater coming from a manufacturing company located on the East Coast of the U.S. The second contract is an ultrafiltration system using the FiberFlex technology and producing up to 1.7 mgd (64,351 m3/day). This system will be used to provide cooling water for an information technology company located in the western U.S.

Fluence named 2018 Global Decentralized Water & Wastewater Treatment Company of the Year

Fluence Corporation Limited announced it has been awarded the 2018 Global Decentralized Water & Wastewater Treatment Company of the Year Award by Frost & Sullivan as part of its Best Practices Awards. Fluence achieved significant growth in key markets in 2017, including Latin America’s food and beverage industry and China’s rural wastewater treatment market. According to the research report issued by Frost: "As a new company, Fluence’s greatest quality is its diversification. It has several locations and products, and it serves a range of industries from oil & gas and power to food & beverage." Additionally, "Fluence Corporation leverages innovative and smart technology solutions backed by decades of industrial know-how to excel in water and wastewater treatment solutions." The research report concludes, "With its easy to use, sustainable, smart and cost-effective solutions as well as a remarkable year of growth, innovation, and leadership, Fluence Corporation earns Frost & Sullivan’s 2018 Global Company of the Year Award in the decentralized water and wastewater treatment industry."

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