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Culligan International Co. announced that Culligan International (Emirates), its affiliate in Dubai, has been named the water treatment contractor for the world’s soon-to-be tallest building, the Burj Dubai skyscraper.
Also known as the Dubai Tower, the $1 billion venture, which is promoted by Emaar Properties, is expected to be completed by the end of 2008. It is located in the heart of the Downtown Burj Dubai district in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and will be over 700 meters (2,296 feet) and more than 160 stories tall.
Culligan’s Dubai affiliate was selected to provide multimedia filters to supply drinking water to the building, as well as chilled water treatment for the tower’s air conditioning system.
“The Dubai Tower is a showcase of the world’s best in class technology. Culligan’s selection is a testament to the value of Culligan’s water expertise and advanced water treatment solutions on a global scale, given the scope of this project and the technology required to bring it to fruition,” said Jim Coleman, chief marketing officer, Culligan International Company.
Specifically for the Burj Dubai skyscraper, the Company will provide:
Delivery of most Culligan equipment to the Dubai Tower is expected to take place in 2007.