Ovivo wins $20 million contract with microelectronics maker, Global microelectronics sales decline, Desalitech gets Chinese pact with Novelis, Consolidated Water buys majority interest in Aerex and more

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Ovivo wins $20 million contract with microelectronics maker

MONTREAL, Canada—Ovivo Inc. reported it has received a contract worth $20 million from a global semiconductor maker for high-purity and wastewater treatment systems to be installed at a new semiconductor R&D facility in the United States... Ovivo did not disclose the company’s name or the facility location...

Global microelectronics sales decline

WASHINGTON, D.C.—World sales of semiconductor devices dropped 5.2% from $29.1 billion to $27.6 billion on a year-to-year comparison for December 2014 and December 2015, according to data from the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA). Likewise, sales dropped more than 4% between November and December 2015...

Desalitech gets Chinese pact with Novelis

CHANGZHOU, China—Desalitech reported it has received a contract from Novelis to provide a high-purity water treatment system for an aluminum production facility in Changzhou, China. The high-efficiency RO system will help the plant meet a local law requiring zero-liquid discharge (ZLD) for process wastewaters...

Consolidated Water buys majority interest in Aerex

GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands—Consolidated Water Co. Ltd. said it bought a 51% of the ownership of Aerex Industries, Inc. for $7.7 million in cash in February. Aerex, which conducts business under the registered name of Aerex Global Water Solutions, is an original equipment manufacturer and service provider of a wide range of products and services applicable to municipal and industrial water and wastewater treatment. 

LANXESS offers new condensate polishing software module

COLOGNE, Germany—LANXESS now offers a new condensate polishing module for its integrated design software. Hans-Jürgen Wedemeyer, technical marketing manager in LANXESS’ LPT business unit said the software module will permit better design of condensate polishing systems for power plant applications...

Chemours renames water business

WILMINGTON, DE—ADOX Water Technologies is the new name for the Chemours’ unit formerly known as DuPont Water Technologies. ADOX provides products and services associated with the use of chlorine dioxide in water treatment applications...

Layne Christensen and Sumitomo expand MF pact

THE WOODLANDS, Texas—Layne Christensen Co. and Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd. reported they have expanded their existing supply agreement...


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