BKG Water Solutions Acquires TIAMI Scandinavian Water Treatment Company
LUDWIGSHAFEN, Germany, April 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ –
BK Giulini GmbH, a subsidiary of ICL Performance Products (ICL-PP), today announced
that its BKG Water Solutions division has acquired TIAMI VATTENKEMI AB., one of
Scandinavia’s largest water treatment companies.
TIAMI, a Swedish-owned, privately-held company founded in 1991, is based in Goteborg,
Sweden and provides a comprehensive array of industrial water treatment solutions,
including chemicals, equipment and services. The company also develops
environmentally-friendly water treatment solutions.
TIAMI’s personnel, products and knowledge base will be integrated into BKG-Water
Solutions, where they will complement BKG Water Solution’s existing water treatment
business and strengthen its water treatment offerings in the Nordic region.
Commenting on the acquisition, Eli Glazer General Manager of BK Giulini, said, “We are
pleased to welcome TIAMI to the BKG family and look forward to integrating TIAMI’s
products and technologies into our existing water treatment business. We intend to
leverage TIAMI’s unique product range, strong distribution network and excellent service
capabilities to boost our presence in Scandinavian countries.”
Charles Weidhas, CEO of ICL Performance Products added, “BKG Water Solution’s purchase
of TIAMI is in line with our strategic focus to expand ICL’s offering of innovative water
solutions and services for the industrial water treatment sector, a rapidly-developing
market that has been building momentum over the last several years. The acquisition of
TIAMI will position ICL as a leader in the water treatment industry in Northern Europe.”
About BKG Water Solutions
BKG Water Solutions is a division of BK Giulini GmbH, an ICL Performance Products
company, which benefits from a long tradition of chemical specialties. BKG Water Solutions
provides solutions, chemicals and service for all kinds of water treatment. With decades
of experience in water Treatment, BKG Water Solutions combines innovative technologies and
services provided by high skilled engineers. Thanks to an intensive research and
development, and to our own production facilities, we offer an extensive range of products
as well as tailor-made solutions to cover every specific application and help optimize the
efficiency of water processes achieving the greatest economy and long-term operational
reliability. Visit our website http://www.bkgwater.com for more information.
About ICL Performance Products
ICL Performance Products (ICL-PP), one of ICL’s core operating segments, produces and
markets food-grade phosphoric acid, phosphate salts, food additives and hygiene products,
as well as specialty products and services for the paper, construction and water treatment
markets. ICL-PP’s production facilities are located in Europe, North and South America,
Israel, Australia and China. The company’s food additives contribute to the appearance,
texture, taste and preservation of a wide variety of foods, including bakery products,
processed meat, fish and seafood, as well as cheese and milk products. For more
information, visit http://www.icl-perfproductslp.com
ICL is one of the world’s leading fertilizer and specialty chemicals companies. For a
world challenged by population growth and scarce resources, ICL makes products that
increase global food and water supplies and improve industrial materials and processes.
One of the world’s most integrated manufacturers and suppliers of phosphate products, ICL
has become the world’s leading provider of pure phosphoric acid and a major specialty
phosphate player. ICL is comprised of three core segments: ICL Fertilizers, ICL Industrial
Products and ICL Performance Products. Its major production activities are located in
Israel, Europe, the US, South America and China, and are supported by major global
marketing and logistics networks. ICL benefits from exclusive concessions to extract
minerals from Israel’s Dead Sea, a vast source of high-quality and low-cost potash,
bromine, magnesium chloride and sodium chloride. ICL also mines phosphate rock from
Israel’s Negev Desert and potash and salt from its mines in Spain and the UK.
ICL’s shares are traded on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE: ICL).
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