Torishima wins pump deal for Chilean reverse osmosis desalination

Japanese pump manufacturer Torishima Pump has received an order for high-pressure pumps and booster pumps for a new reverse osmosis desalination plant being built in Copiapo, Chile.

The contract is the first order that Torishima has received from Spanish desalination plant design, build and operation company Acciona Agua. The city of Copiapo is near the Atacama desert and has a long history of mining, with more than 60 mines in operation. It is also an agricultural area.