Three major membrane companies relaunch under new brand name

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LONG BEACH, CA, Feb. 24, 2014 -- Today, Rochem, Sepro and APTwater -- three major companies specializing in the membrane business -- have relaunched under the new consolidated brand name of ULTURA Inc.

At the launch, John Kaestle, CEO of ULTURA, stated that this integration creates a new force in high-recovery membrane technologies specializing in the most difficult-to-treat and valuable waters.

He advised that ULTURA's focus markets would include rare earths and mining; treatment of the complex cocktails of leachate from landfill sites; on-vessel gray/black water treatment and desalination for delicate marine ecosystems; electro-coating for the automotive industry; food and dairy; and advanced process separations for life sciences.

New product development announcements in the functionalized membrane space and new service offerings, such as off-balance sheet funding of design-build-own-operate-maintain (DBOOM) schemes, are expected shortly as ULTURA leverages its in-house membrane research and development facility in Oceanside, Calif.

About ULTURA

ULTURA represents the ultimate in high recovery membrane technologies where waste and process waters are most challenging across the world. Where other membrane technologies struggle to deliver, ULTURAensures consistently world-leading recovery rates with a reputation for low maintenance, extraordinary service and the flexibility to support customers in their pursuit of improved efficiencies under tighter discharge consents with improved return on investment. For more information, visit www.ulturawater.com.

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