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Axine signs wastewater service agreement with a leading pharmaceutical manufacturer

  • Axine signs wastewater service agreement with leading pharmaceutical manufacturer
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Industrial wastewater treatment provider Axine Water Technologies has signed a multi-year wastewater services agreement with a leading pharmaceutical manufacturer. Under the multi-year agreement, Axine will own, operate, service and maintain a wastewater treatment system at the customer's manufacturing facility in the Northeastern United States.

Based on Axine's electrochemical oxidation technology, the system will treat manufacturing process wastewater contaminated with organic solvents. The treated water will be safely discharged to the local municipal wastewater plant. The customer's goal of installing the Axine system is to eliminate solvents in wastewater, ensuring the facility meets all local, state and US EPA categorical discharge limits. The agreement follows several months of successful testing and piloting of Axine's solutions. The system will be operational in early 2019.

Axine's CEO, Jonathan Rhone commented, "Axine is establishing a new standard of care in the pharmaceutical industry for on-site treatment of toxic organic pollutants. This application will not only eliminate organic pollutants, it will do so at the lowest cost and the lowest risk while ensuring the highest degree of operational efficiency, safety and compliance.  We're seeing tremendous demand for our solutions across the pharmaceutical industry as manufacturers seek to reduce the cost, risk and environmental impact of toxic organics in wastewater.

"Canadian clean technology companies are working hard to develop solutions for customers worldwide," said the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for Western Economic Diversification Canada.  "The Government of Canada is proud to help Axine Water Technologies develop new, sustainable solutions to business challenges faced by pharmaceutical companies and other industries. Organizations like Axine spur innovation, create high-quality jobs and make Canada a leader in technology development."

About Axine Water Technologies

Axine provides on-site wastewater systems that treat the toughest toxic organic pollutants produced by pharmaceutical, electronic, chemical and other industrial facilities. Based on a breakthrough electrochemical technology, Axine systems use advanced catalysts and electricity to oxidize pollutants to harmless trace by-product gases with zero waste generated. Axine's unique service model minimizes customer capital investment, eliminates off-site trucking and disposal, ensures compliance, improves environmental performance and streamlines operational efficiency.  

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