Konzen Group, Applied Water Solutions enter global partnership

Applied Water Solutions Inc. has allied with Malaysia's Konzen Group to offer the latest in high purity water technology for semiconductor, pharmaceutical and chemical industries, as well as desalination projects worldwide. The two will share technologies and over 30 years of experience in the water industry to provide local technical support and high quality service in membrane technologies...

BURLINGTON, MA, & KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Aug. 22, 2006 -- Konzen Group and Applied Water Solutions Inc. (AWS) announced on Aug. 17 a global partnership to offer the latest in high purity water technology for semiconductor, pharmaceutical and chemical industries as well as desalination projects around the world.

Konzen and Applied Water Solutions will share technologies and more than 30 years of experience in the Water industry to provide local technical support and high quality service in Membrane technologies.

"With this new partnership, Applied Water Solutions is further executing on its strategy to deliver deep technical knowledge to increase the quality of water for production, to improve the environment and to reduce chemical waste. Konzen and AWS will be able to access and analyze all the information necessary to make timely, complex decisions that directly affect the production process of different industries," said Chris Gallagher, AWS Principal. "Our partnership with Konzen is an important step in providing better water quality at a lower cost in Asia, Middle East and Africa."

The partnership will support consulting, project management and manufacturing by a multinational experienced team and strong network of providers.

Applied Water Solutions has over 17 years of experience supporting Membrane technology. The company is dedicated exclusively to solving the pure water needs of different industries, with deep understanding of the pharmaceutical, power and semiconductor industry requirements. AWS president Chris Gallagher has broad experience in managing, manufacturing and designing separation and filtration systems within a wide range of industries. In addition, he has substantial experience troubleshooting, upgrading, testing and maintaining all types of EDI systems. He installed some of the first commercial EDI systems back in the 1980's, and since then has contributed to the growth and development of the technology. Chris has presented at numerous conferences and published technical articles in various trade journals.

Konzen has headquarters in Singapore with its business and operations units spread across Malaysia and China. Konzen is an active key player in the Asian water arena. The company has a pool of qualified engineers with relevant experience in providing water and wastewater treatment technology to meet the requirements of the Semiconductor, Power, Petrochemicals, Palm Oil, Food and Beverage industry. It is the company's vision to be the premier company in water related industries for engineering design, contracting, supply and installation of systems and equipment in Asia and to be recognized for the quality products and services.

To date, the Konzen Group of Companies employs over 150 employees having successfully integrated large projects using membrane technology including Ultra filtration, Reverse Osmosis and Electro-de-ionization. Also, the company has acquired patented technology in biological wastewater treatment (AnaEG® and BioAX®) through our joint venture with Prof. Z.J. Zhang of Shanghai Jiaotong University, Shanghai. The technical collaboration with Peking University/ Gaia has facilitated Konzen with Rubbish Landfill Leachate treatment technology. Konzen will continue to invest in and acquire new technology to meet the growing demand of the Asian water market.


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