UK-based Aquabio Ltd joins global filter manufacturer Freudenberg Filtration Technologies

Freudenberg Filtration Technologies has signed an agreement to acquire the business of Aquabio Limited, with effect from 1 March 2013.

Based in Hallow, Worcestershire in the UK, Aquabio is a leading specialist in water and wastewater reuse for large scale industrial applications. Founded in 1997 the company has been providing services from advice, process and engineering design to supply of turnkey filtration systems for water and wastewater recycling and reuse for customers from medium size up to multi-national scale.

Freudenberg Filtration Technologies is headquartered in Weinheim, Germany and has around 1,700 employees at more than 30 locations around the world. The company develops, manufactures and markets a comprehensive filter program and filtration services.

'We have found an outstanding partner in Freudenberg Filtration Technologies with whom we can jointly expand our business, particularly internationally in the food, beverage, paper, pharmaceutical and chemical industries,' comments Steve Goodwin, Managing Director of Aquabio Ltd who will continue to lead the UK-based water treatment specialist.

Dr Andreas Kreuter, Speaker of the Management Board of Freudenberg Filtration Technologies, adds: 'Aquabio provides excellent cutting edge filtration technology particularly for industrial wastewater recycling and reuse and thus is a perfect fit to the portfolio of Freudenberg Filtration Technologies offering technically demanding filtration solutions for more than sixty years.'

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