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Evoqua Named Company of the Year by Frost & Sullivan

Tue, 01 May 2018 4:15 pm EDT

PITTSBURGH--Evoqua Water Technologies (NYSE: AQUA) today announced it has been selected the Water Technology Solutions Company of the Year by Frost & Sullivan, the leading global research and best practices firm. The Frost & Sullivan Company of the Year Award recognizes leadership among both industry and non-industry peers, and requires a company to demonstrate excellence in growth, innovation, and leadership.

“At Evoqua, everything we do begins and ends with exceeding the expectations of our customers,” said Ron Keating, Evoqua Chief Executive Officer. “We are proud to be recognized by Frost & Sullivan for not just our industry leadership but for the positive impact we make for our customers each day as we transform water and enrich life.”

In selecting Evoqua for the Company of the Year award, Frost & Sullivan analysts independently conducted primary and secondary research across the entire water industry value chain. Specific criteria of the Frost & Sullivan research covered how Evoqua is utilizing forward-thinking strategies, innovation, performance and best practices to deliver superior customer experiences and improve brand equity.

In naming Evoqua Company of the Year, Frost & Sullivan highlighted Evoqua’s range of technologies and how the Company leverages a vast amount of “experience and industrial know-how to deliver top-notch, customizable customer service.” Additionally, Frost & Sullivan cited how Evoqua finds avenues for using IoT technology to deliver quicker, more efficient products and services for its vast customer base.

“Evoqua has demonstrated excellence across innovation, performance, and customer impact,” said Frost & Sullivan Chairman, David Frigstad. “This kind of excellence translates into superior performance in demand generation, brand development, and competitive positioning. We’re proud to present Evoqua with the Company of the Year award.

“We strive to recognize companies we feel have a keen eye on the future and meet needs before they become commonly visible. Evoqua clearly focuses on delivering the best products and service at optimal prices to maximize customer value and the customer experience,” added Frigstad.

Last month, Evoqua also was named Water Company of the Year by Global Water Intelligence (GWI), the leading market resource for the water industry, as part of the Global Water Awards held in conjunction with GWI’s Global Water Summit.

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About Evoqua Water Technologies

Evoqua Water Technologies is a leading provider of mission critical water and wastewater treatment solutions, offering a broad portfolio of products, services and expertise to support industrial, municipal and recreational customers who value water. Evoqua has worked to protect water, the environment and its employees for more than 100 years, earning a reputation for quality, safety and reliability around the world. Headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the company operates in more than 150 locations across nine countries. Serving more than 38,000 customers and 200,000 installations worldwide, our employees are united by a common purpose: Transforming Water. Enriching Life®.


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