24/01/2019

German industrial water technology provider EnviroChemie has acquired Processing, the leading Swedish pool and water treatment solutions provider

Board Processing: Per Martin, CEO, Dr. Jörg Krause, Chairman, Stefan Letschert (shown in photo, from left to right)
Board Processing: Per Martin, CEO, Dr. Jörg Krause, Chairman, Stefan Letschert (shown in photo, from left to right)

German industrial water technology provider EnviroChemie GmbH has acquired Processing AB, the leading Swedish provider of water treatment plants for the pool and spa sector as well as water treatment solutions for commercial and industrial customers.

EnviroChemie, which is part of SKion’s water portfolio, supplies advanced water and wastewater treatment plants and services for clients in the industrial and commercial sectors. It has established an excellent reputation for reliable and innovative technology in the water and wastewater treatment sector, by developing and implementing both standardized, modular and customized on-site treatment solutions for customers in a broad range of industrial and commercial markets.

Processing AB, based in Kungsbacka, Sweden, is the leading supplier of water purification technologies for public swimming pools in the Nordic region In addition. Processing also serves industrial customers, which is a business segment the company plans to extend further in collaboration with EnviroChemie.

Dr. Jörg Krause, Managing Director, EnviroChemie GmbH, said: “The acquisition of Processing is an exciting development for both companies. EnviroChemie continues its successful growth path as a leading supplier for industrial water treatment solutions and services. Together with Processing, we will have access to a new geography and industry segment, especially due to Processing’s leading position in the pool and spa sector. In collaboration with EnviroChemie, Processing will also have the opportunity to further grow its industrial water and wastewater business while maintaining its strong position in the public swimming pool sector. We look forward to the entire Processing team joining EnviroChemie group.”

Per Martin, President and CEO, Processing AB, said: “We wanted a strong partner to support us in growing our industrial water treatment business in the Nordic region. Becoming part of EnviroChemie will allow us to do so much faster while maintaining our strong market position in the public swimming pool sector. EnviroChemie offers unrivalled expertise in industrial process and wastewater treatment solutions as well as the delivery of water treatment chemicals such as antiscalants and ion exchange resin regeneration services.”

Dr. Reinhard Hübner, Investment Manager SKion GmbH said: “We explicitly welcome the acquisition of Processing by EnviroChemie. Processing is well known and established in the Nordic countries. The combination of Processing and EnviroChemie significantly strengthens our position in the European water market.”

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