Aqua-Chem acquires RO supplier

Aqua-Chem Inc, the US-based supplier of vapour-compression and distillation desalination systems, has agreed to acquire the product lines and specific assets of Matrix Utilities Inc to add membrane technologies to its desalination range.

Matrix, based in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, is a manufacturer of reverse-osmosis desalination systems – both marine & land-based – primary and stand-by power generation facilities, wastewater treatment systems, and solid waste handling and incineration.