NanoH2O changes name to LG NanoH2O in new acquisition

Sponsored by
 

EL SEGUNDO, CA, Sept. 1, 2014 -- NanoH2O, a manufacturer of efficient and cost-effective reverse osmosis (RO) membranes for seawater desalination, has completed the legal filing to officially change its operating name to "LG NanoH2O Inc."

The filing follows the company's recent acquisition by Korean chemical giant, LG Chem, Ltd. Founded in 2005, NanoH2O introduced the industry's first thin-film nanocomposite (TFN) RO membrane, which features benign nanoparticles designed to increase membrane productivity and salt rejection.

"Customers will see a surge in commercial growth and product development from LG NanoH2O," said LG NanoH2O President Chul Nam, "along with enhanced customer and technical support from our growing network of offices, representatives and distributors."

The company's sale was finalized on April 30, 2014. In addition, LG NanoH2O debuts a new corporate logo, and its website can now be found at: www.lg-nanoh2o.com.

See also:

"NanoH2O confirms takeover by LG Chem"

"NanoH2O wins prestigious Patrick Soon-Shiong Innovation Award for membrane technology"


About LG NanoH2O

LG NanoH2O designs, develops, manufactures and markets RO mem­branes that lower the cost of desalination. Based on breakthrough nanostructured materials and industry-proven polymer technology, the company's RO membranes dramatically improve desalination energy efficiency and productivity. LG NanoH2O seawater reverse osmosis (SWRO) membranes, Standard 61 certified by NSF International for the production of drinking water, deliver the highest flux and the highest salt rejection of any SWRO membrane on the market. LG NanoH2O is headquartered in Los Angeles, Calif., and is a wholly-owned company of LG Chem, Ltd. For more information, visit www.lg-nanoh2o.com.

About LG Chem

LG Chem, Ltd. is a globally diversified chemical company which operates three main business units: Petrochemicals, IT & Electronic Materials, and Energy Solution. The chemical business manufactures a wide range of products, from petrochemical goods to high-value added plastics. It also extends its chemical expertise into high-tech areas such as electronic materials, water desalination and rechargeable batteries for electric vehicles and ESS. For more information, visit www.lgchem.com.

###

Sponsored by

Did You Like this Article? Get All the Water Industry News Delivered to Your Inbox or Mailbox

Subscribe to one of our magazines or email newsletters today at no cost and receive the latest information.

TODAY'S HEADLINES

Research reveals filtration favored over disinfection when treating ballast water

When treating ships' ballast water, new research conducted by the Analytical BioGeoChemistry research unit at the Helmholtz Zentrum München in Germany shows that filtration -- rather than disinfection -- can potentially serve as a more efficient method.

Kruger to provide advanced filtration system for FL reclaimed water project

Kruger was recently awarded a contract to furnish a Hydrotech Discfilter system for the Port Orange Reclaimed Water Reservoir and Filtration Project, located in Port Orange, Fla. 

Self-assembling, biomimetic membranes may lead to better water treatment, analysis finds

According to an international team of researchers from a wide range of universities, businesses and organizations, a synthetic membrane that self assembles and is easily produced may lead to better water purification.

NASA study shows CA’s 'rain debt' equal to average full year of precipitation

According to a new study conducted by NASA, the state of California accumulated a debt of about 20 inches of precipitation between 2012 and 2015 -- the average amount expected to fall in the state in a single year. 

FOLLOW US ON SOCIAL MEDIA

  

 


© 2015. PennWell Corporation. All Rights Reserved. PRIVACY POLICY | TERMS AND CONDITIONS