De Nora has launched De Nora Marine Technologies LLC to develop advanced water treatment technologies in line with increasingly stringent environmental regulations
The new company looks to deliver global business growth via acquisitions and organically through sales of the BALPURE ballast water management system and other soon-to-be launched advanced water treatment technologies. De Nora Marine Technologies will be headquartered at De Nora’s facility in Sugarland Texas, USA and headed up by general manager Matt Granitto, with existing project teams and global operational bases continuing to operate under the new entity.
The formation of the De Nora Marine Technologies LLC comes at a critical time for the shipping industry when owners and operators face a plethora of important investment decisions regarding compliance with new environmental regulations including the Ballast Water Management Convention and the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships (Marpol). As demand for high-quality water treatment technologies grows exponentially, the new streamlined entity aims to offer customers market-leading products, developed and managed by a motivated and experienced team with the insight necessary to simplify the complex process of water treatment technology purchasing decisions.
De Nora Marine Technologies general manager Matt Granitto said, “While the initial development of our marine business benefited greatly from being part of a larger organisation, it has entered a significant growth phase and is able to stand on its own. Through standing on its own, De Nora Marine Technologies is able to understand and better adapt to the unique needs of the maritime community, at a critical time when owners and operators are under intense scrutiny to increase their environmental performance.”
“The commercial maritime market is unique and has different concerns from other verticals De Nora has traditionally operated within. Now that De Nora Marine Technologies is a separate entity we can concentrate fully on becoming a partner of choice to the maritime community and continue to provide the highest quality products and services to the commercial marine market to ensure the protection of the environment,” he said.
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