Kolon Industries to Provide Membrane Fibers, Modules for ITT’s Reuse and Drinking Water Systems

May 26, 2006

ITT continues to strengthen its capabilities as a water treatment solutions provider. Kolon Industries, Inc. has signed an agreement to exclusively supply membrane fibers and modules for ITT’s Membrane Bioreactors, which are used in reuse and drinking water systems. Kolon Industries, Inc. will also support and provide ITT with long-term membrane fiber and module development.

“The technology of Kolon’s membranes and modules further strengthens ITT’s water and wastewater portfolio and enhances ITT’s position in water treatment,” said Mike Dimitriou, membrane project director.

Kolon Industries, Inc. (Originally Korean Nylon) is a Korea-based global supplier of polymers, resins, chemicals, textiles, membranes and plastics supply company. The company’s membrane division started producing membranes for dialysis units in 1966. ITT Industries, Inc. supplies advanced technology products and services in key markets including: fluid and water management including water treatment; defense communication, opto-electronics, information technology and services; electronic interconnects and switches; and other specialty products.

Source: ITT Industries