Mon, 10 Sep 2018 05:34 pm EDT
PITTSBURGH & MANATI, Puerto Rico--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Evoqua Water Technologies Corp. (NYSE: AQUA) today announced it has completed an exclusive sales and distribution agreement with Horizon Solutions, LLC (“Horizon”) to expand local service in Puerto Rico.
Horizon Solutions LLC, based in Manatí, Puerto Rico, is focused on providing specialized technical services, validations and equipment for water treatment needs in bio-pharmaceutical, general manufacturing, clinical laboratories, hospitals and farming. Operating as a new sales and distribution partner within the industrial segment, Horizon will expand Evoqua’s ability to meet customer needs across a complete line of water purification solutions.
“We are excited to work closely with the Horizon team to bring a new level of support across the island as well as augmenting the ability to partner for service work completed by our local branch,” Anibal Roman, Evoqua regional sales lead, commented.
Horizon provides a unique skillset to support Puerto Rico locally as the island continues to rebuild. Its culture of safety, integrity, teamwork and continuous improvement aligns well with Evoqua’s values.
Horizon's President, Efrén Robles, noted, "We believe that collaboration is the right path to approach our changing markets. This partnership will add value and exceed our customers’ expectations in providing reliable services and equipment for water treatment needs. It was imperative for us as a local company to find a partner that could help us grow outside our boundaries, but we wanted to ensure our partner was as committed as we are to our customers and to our community. It is very exciting to be part of Evoqua's team."
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®.
DESOTEC, founded in 1990, is the leading European provider of mobile filtration solutions through a unique and circular service concept, which helps protect the planet by enabling clean water, air, and soil. DESOTEC's customer base is constantly growing thanks to a strong focus on 24/7 service and a commitment to design and deliver the best solution in close dialogue with the customer. Through in-depth expertise of industrial applications and continuous investment in mobile filters, reactivation capacity and well-positioned hubs, DESOTEC ensures that the industry can meet the increasing regulations for a better and cleaner environment. Private equity funds managed by Blackstone acquired DESOTEC in 2021. Further information is available at www.desotec.com.
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