BASF Will Buy Inge For Ultrafiltration | May 2, 2011 Issue - Vol. 89 Issue 18 | Chemical & Engineering News
Volume 89 Issue 18 | p. 14 | Concentrates
Issue Date: May 2, 2011

BASF Will Buy Inge For Ultrafiltration

Department: Business
News Channels: Environmental SCENE
Keywords: water treatment, ultrafiltration, membranes
A close-up of Inge’s Multibore membrane.
Credit: BASF
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A close-up of Inge’s Multibore membrane.
Credit: BASF

BASF will acquire Inge Watertechnologies, a German manufacturer of ultrafiltration membranes, for an undisclosed sum. Founded in 2000, Inge is privately owned; its investors include Siemens Venture Capital and Emerald Technology Ventures. Ultrafiltration membranes are used to treat industrial process water, wastewater, and seawater. BASF says the purchase will fit well with the water treatment business it gained as part of its 2009 acquisition of Ciba.

 
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