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Sumitomo Electric Europe Ltdsupplier website

Logo Sumitomo
Based in Elstree, UK | EMEA
Offers Hollow Fibre (HF) MBR membrane configuration

Proprietary MBR products and systems:

  • Poreflon™

About Sumitomo Electric Europe Ltd

Established in 1897, Sumitomo Electric Industries Ltd is a major Japanese producer of optical fibres/cables, fusion splicers, materials & equipment for the semiconductor and opto-electronic industries; supplying telecommunications, power transmission, information technology and automotive cable markets worldwide.

With consolidated net sales exceeding ¥3,367B (approx. €24.5B at €1 = ¥137) in 2021, it is a Fortune Global 500 company and one of the world’s leading forces in the research and development of high-technology products and systems.

MBR technology & applications

Proprietary MBR products and systems:

  • Poreflon™

Market applications:

  • Oil and Gas – oily wastewater
  • Industrial Wastewater MBR
  • Landfill Leachate MBR

Sumitomo Electric has developed a hollow fibre membrane module for wastewater treatment based on the Company’s proprietary technology to create porous polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE).

The membrane module features high strength and resistance to soiling by oil and other contaminants. The wastewater treatment system using this module recycles wastewater, saves space in installations and reduces the labour required for maintenance. It has a track record of installation for treatment of sewage and various types of industrial wastewater at more than 800 sites in Japan and worldwide.

Company summary

Head office in Elstree, UK
Operates in Worldwide, Africa, Europe and Middle East | EMEA
Offers Hollow Fibre (HF) MBR membrane configuration | Immersed technology configuration
750+ commissioned plants

Supplementary services offered by Sumitomo Electric Europe Ltd:

  • Membrane Unit Supply
  • Packaged membrane water treatment system

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This page was last updated on 19 December 2022


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