Environmental Protection

Dow Wins Innovation Award at Aquatech China 2013

Dow’s FILMTEC Eco Elements received recognition at the annual expo, Aquatech.

Dow Water Process & Solutions (DW&PS) received the top prize honor of “Market Choice” for the new DOW FILMTEC ECO Reverse Osmosis (RO) elements in a product contest held by the Aquatech China committee and dayuu.com.

DW&PS Greater China commercial director Christina Fang accepted the award on behalf of Dow at the opening ceremony of Aquatech China 2013 on June 5. 

“We are proud to have the DOW FILMTEC ECO elements recognized as an outstanding, breakthrough product at this year’s Aquatech China,” said Fang. “We are always seeking new ways to provide our customers with the latest technologies to help their businesses succeed. Receiving this prize further strengthens our commitment to our customers and the cornerstone of our three P innovation commitment of – people, planet and performance.”

After an award application entry process that included completing a detailed submission form, public online voting, and a review by the Aquatech China committee, the DOW FILMTEC ECO elements were chosen as the membrane product award winner for the water filtration industry due to the elements’ improved uptime and reduced chemical use for utility providers.

The DOW FILMTEC ECO elements provides customers with exceptional rejection and low energy consumption (99.7 percent at 150 psi) and is intended to deliver up to 40 percent lower salt passage at up to 30 percent less energy when compared to standard RO elements. The elements are offered in two configurations to match reverse osmosis needs on a broad spectrum.

Aquatech China 2013 took place on June 5–7 in Shanghai and hosted more than 1,300 exhibitors and over 43,000 visitors from more than 30 countries. The event offers industry information on a variety of market segments including transport and storage, water treatment, point of use, process control technology and process automation, research and consultancy, and water utilities and country pavilions.

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