Kurita has announced the acquisition from Arcade Holding SAS the 100% of the outstanding shares of capital stock of Arcade Engineering GmbH (Head Office: Germany), Arcade Engineering AG (Head Office: Switzerland), Arcade Industrie SAS (Head Office: France), and Arcade Engineering (Asia) Pte Ltd (Head Office: Singapore)
Arcade Engineering Group (“AEG”) -founded in 1992 in Switzerland and later expanded in France (1999), Germany (2005) and Singapore (2007)- is an innovative engineering company with expertise in designing and installation of water treatment and processing plants highly specialized on semiconductor industry requirements up to the complete construction of industrial buildings, including auditing, consulting, maintenance and after-sales services. AEG is also active in the construction of electric switchboards and automation projects.
Kurita Group strengthens its water treatment business by creating a specialized platform focused on providing total solutions for the microelectronics & semiconductor industry in Europe while expanding its leadership position in Asia on this market segment further. Kurita Europe & Singapore will combine the highly specialized technology portfolio and comprehensive process know-how from Kurita Water Industries with the engineering capabilities of AEG to develop increased intimacy with semiconductor customers. The newly created platform for the semiconductor industry will provide total solutions that create new value based on improving plant and process efficiency while implementing unique chemical technologies and engineering solutions for water and energy savings.