Houston, TX – May 27, 2014 – Headworks International, Inc., a leading global provider of advanced wastewater treatment processes and equipment for municipal and industrial facilities, is pleased to announce the sale to Evac Oy of their Cleansea advanced waste water treatment technology for the Marine business.
According to Michele LaNoue, CEO of Headworks Bio: “Two major players will join forces in product development to deliver innovative high quality solutions to meet the globe’s demands for our most precious resource, clean water. Through this divestiture Headworks Bio continues its focus on land based applications and Evac on the marine sector. The fit with Evac with their excellent existing product lines is perfect and we will provide whatever support they require to make this a seamless transition for their customers in the marine sector.”
This business transaction will allow Headworks to concentrate on its core municipal and industrial wastewater treatment markets. By signing the business sale and license agreements with Headworks, a fore runner in the field of municipal, industrial and marine wastewater treatment applications, Evac gains a competitive edge worldwide in the marine advanced wastewater treatment business market.
“This move will strengthen our role in the growing market of wastewater treatment and will further enhance our total waste management solutions for our main customers” says Tomi Gardemeister, President and CEO of the Evac Group. “Acquisition of a competitive technology from a strong partner like Headworks Bio will give us the chance to accelerate our development. This agreement will deliver clear customer benefits by providing a proven alternative waste water treatment solution, Cleansea MBBR technology.”
According to industry estimates, the advanced waste water treatment market will continue to grow in coming years. The purchase of Headworks’ Cleansea technology will elevate Evac to be an even larger player in the cruise ship segment, now with the largest reference ships in the world from the Headworks Marine Division acquisition.