Evoqua Acquires Environmental Treatment Systems

11/2/16

PITTSBURGH & ACWORTH, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Evoqua Water Technologies today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire privately held Environmental Treatment Systems, Inc., a leading provider of engineered solutions to the industrial wastewater market based in Acworth, GA. Terms were not disclosed.

Environmental Treatment Systems’ industrial offerings serve the food processing, pulp and paper, poultry and meat processing, chemical, beverage, laundry, and textile industries. Their clients range from end users to consulting engineering firms, to equipment reps and contractors.

“We welcome Environmental Treatment Systems to the Evoqua Water Technologies family,” said Ron Keating, Evoqua Chief Executive Officer. “Environmental Treatment Systems has been a leader in the industrial wastewater market since 1987 and their proven solutions, customer focus and market flexibility have been hallmarks of their company. We look forward to them joining our team and to helping them accelerate their growth as part of Evoqua.”

Environmental Treatment Systems will be a part of Evoqua’s Industrial Projects and Services division, supporting the wastewater needs for its heavy, light and institutional customers serving a variety of markets. As part of the acquisition, Evoqua’s Industrial Projects and Services division will form an organic wastewater center of excellence (CoE) with Environmental Treatment Systems to serve Evoqua’s industrial customers across its portfolio. Evoqua serves approximately 90 percent of the Fortune 500 with its water treatment needs in addition to the approximately 70 percent of municipalities in the U.S.

Environmental Treatment Systems’ industry-leading solutions include dissolved air flotation (DAF), wastewater systems, biological treatment, services and controls. DAF is a proven and effective physical/chemical technology for treating a variety of industrial and municipal process and wastewater streams. DAF systems are commonly used for the removal of oils & greases and suspended solids to meet a variety of treatment goals including: product recovery and reuse; pretreatment to meet sewer discharge limits; pretreatment to reduce loading on downstream biological treatment systems; treatment of biological treatment effluent; and thickening of biosolids.

About Evoqua

Evoqua Water Technologies is the global leader in helping municipalities and industrial customers protect and improve the world's most fundamental natural resource: water. Evoqua has a more than 100-year heritage of innovation and industry firsts, market-leading expertise, and unmatched customer service, where it continues to transform water and wastewater. Its cost-effective and reliable treatment systems and services ensure uninterrupted quantity and quality of water, enable regulatory and environmental compliance, increase efficiency through water reuse, and prepare customers for next-generation demands.

Evoqua's unparalleled portfolio of proven brands, advanced technologies, mobile and emergency water supply solutions and service helps cities across the world provide and discharge clean water, and enable leisure and commercial industry to maximize productivity and profitability. For more information, visit www.evoqua.com.

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