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DuPont Closes Four Clean Water Technology
Extending world- class water purification capabilities to meet growing customer
WILMINGTON, Del., Jan . 9 , 2020 – DuPont (NYSE: DD) today announced it has completed the
2019 acquisitions of Desalitech, inge GmbH, Memcor ®, and OxyMem Limited; adding to its leading
portfolio of water purification and separation technologies, including ultrafiltration, reverse osmosis
and ion exchange resins.
These four recent acquisitions support DuPont’s goal to increase access to the products and
technologies needed to meet global customers’ current and future challenges, including the
increased need to recycle water while reducing the energy requirements to generate clean water .
“W ater sc arcity is a global challenge that needs to be solve d with a sense of urgency . As a global
leader in innovative water technologies, we are continually expanding our technology portfolio of
high -quality solutions to help our customers purify, conserve and reuse this precious resource,” said
HP Nanda, Global Vice President & General Manager, DuPont Water Solutions. “We look forward to
working with equipment manufacturers, end users and other value chain partners in a variety of
business models, solving their w ater challenges and delivering superior value.”
The recent acquisitions further broaden DuPont’s portfolio and enhance the company’s ability to
accelerate innovation and offer customers better levels of service, while reducing the life cycle costs
of clean water. The four companies being added to the DuPont Water Solutions portfolio include:
??q inge GmbH, an ultrafiltration membrane business acq uired from BASF. The industry-
leading, multi -bore PED ultrafiltration technology complements DuPont’s high- flow PVDF
membrane technology. The transaction included the business’ international workforce of
about 150 employees, its headquarters and production site in Greifenberg, Germany, and
associated intellectual property owned by BASF SE.
??q Memcor®, the ultrafiltration and membrane bioreactor (MBR) technologies division from
Evoqua Water Technologies Corp. The addition of the ultrafiltration portfolio broadens
DuPont’s solutions membrane bioreactors, submerged and pressurized ultrafiltration
systems, and other new applications. The transaction included a manufacturing facility in
Australia and about 200 employees.
??q Desalitech Ltd: a closed -circuit reverse osmosis (CCRO) company. Desalitech’s CCRO
technology addresses increasing needs for high water recovery in core market segments
such as food and beverage, municipal, microelectronics, power and others. The technology
adds to the Du Pont portfolio to help further reduce the life cycle cost of water, delivering
more than 95 percent recovery and making it easy for end users to operate in small - to
medium -sized systems in industrial and decentralized settings. The transaction included
the company (brands and product portfolio), intellectual property , and a 40-person
??q OxyMem Limited, a company that develops and produces Membrane Aerated Biofilm
Reactor (MABR) technology for the treatment and purification of municipal and industrial
wastewater. The transaction included all intellectual property, more than 6 0 employees
and one production site located in Athlone, Ireland.
With the addition of the inge and Memcor portfolios, DuPont becomes the leading UF supplier
across multiple market segments such as residential, industrial, utility, wastewater and other
specialty solutions . With the addition of CCRO from Desalitech, DuPont can provide customers
with more options and flexibility to solve water scarcity and purification challenges. With the
emerging technologies from OxyMem, the company can better support customers looking to
reduce footprint and energy requirements for secondary wastewater treatment.
“ These four acquisitions are absolutely aligned to our strategy to be the leading supplier of
water technologies to better serve evolving needs of our global customers ,” said Nicole
Richards, Director of Growth and Strategy, DuPont Water Solutions . “We look forward to
working with our customers and partners to increase access to the best new separation and
purification technologies to solve the global water cr isis together.”
About DuPont Safety & Construction
DuPont Safety & Construction is a global leader in delivering innovation for life’s essential needs in water,
shelter and safety; enabling its customers to win through unique capabilities, global scale and iconic
brands including DuPont™ Corian®, Kevlar®, Nomex®, Tyvek®, GreatStuff™, Styrofoam
FilmTec™. More on DuPont Water Solutions can be found at https://www.dupont.com/water
DuPont (NYS E: DD) is a global innovation leader with technology -based materials, ingredients and
solutions that help transform industries and everyday life. Our employees apply diverse science and
expertise to help customers advance their best ideas and deliver essential innovations in key markets
including electronics, transportation, construction, water, health and wellness, food and worker safety.
More information can be found at www.dupont.com
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