ABB, Hyflux to collaborate on energy efficiency technologies, solutions

SINGAPORE, June 23, 2009 -- ABB has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Hyflux Limited, a leading environmental solutions company, for a joint technology collaboration...

SINGAPORE, June 23, 2009 -- ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Hyflux Limited, a leading environmental solutions company, for a joint technology collaboration.

The MOU was signed by Hyflux Limited's Group Deputy CEO and CFO Sam Ong, and ABB Singapore President and Country Manager James Foo at the Singapore International Water Week (SIWW) 2009, which took place at Suntec Singapore International Convention and Exhibition Centre.

The signing of the MOU signifies ABB's and Hyflux's desire to enhance collaboration and mutual benefits by using ABB's latest energy efficient technology and solutions in the areas of Reverse Osmosis membrane optimizing and monitoring system, as well as pump efficiency performance management.

"I believe this collaboration carries great potential. Both ABB and Hyflux are leading innovators in our respective fields, well-known for our advanced technologies and engineering expertise. Our focus on energy efficient technology for processing a valuable resource like water demonstrates our companies' commitment to dedicate our technological resources to develop sustainable solutions," said James Foo, president and country manager of ABB in Singapore.

"Energy and operational efficiency has been a competitive edge for Hyflux's plants," said Hyflux Limited's Group Deputy CEO and CFO Sam Ong. "Through our collaboration with ABB, we hope to take plant performance to the next level and deliver more affordable solutions to our clients worldwide."

Hyflux Limited is one of the world's leading technology-driven environmental companies, with operations and projects in water as well as in renewable resources management.

ABB is a leader in power and automation technologies that enable utility and industry customers to improve performance while lowering environmental impact.

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