BASF's sustainable water treatment solutions at IFAT
Around 2.730 exhibitors will be showing their latest portfolios at IFAT ENTSORGA, the world's trade fair for water, sewage, waste and raw material management, at Munich, Germany, from 7 to 11 May 2012. As a strong partner of the water treatment industry BASF will be presenting its innovative and sustainable water treatment solutions on their booth under the theme “water loves solutions” (Booth No. 223/332 in Hall A3).
“Thanks to our global expertise in the field of water treatment, we offer customers local presence and a comprehensive product portfolio. We innovate to make our customers more successful – and we can demonstrate that well at the IFAT.” said Dr. Matthias Halusa, Head of BASF's Global Business Management Water Solutions. “Europe is a very important market for us. We will use the trade fair extensively as a forum for dialog and like to invite all customers to use IFAT as an opportunity to engage in intensive discussion with our international team of experts.”
At the BASF booth a large selection of innovative and sustainable system solutions for the wide range of uses awaits the trade visitor. BASF's extensive range of established products, such as flocculants, coagulants, corrosion inhibitors, antiscalants, biocides, chelating agents and defoamers, provides tailor-made solutions for the treatment of waste water, drinking water and industrial water. This year's main focus at IFAT will be ultrafiltration technology, a field of activity that BASF is strengthening since the acquisition of inge GmbH in 2011.
The German company inge GmbH – widely regarded as the global leader in the field of ultrafiltration technology – hundred percent owned by BASF and part of its Water Solutions business – features the highly-efficient and robust ultrafiltration membranes as well as the space-saving rack designs used to treat drinking water, process water, waste water and sea water. The extremely small-pore filters of the Multibore membrane reliably intercept not only particles, but also microorganisms such as bacteria and viruses, thereby providing a dependable source of clean water.
BASF is the world's leading chemical company: The Chemical Company. Its portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products and crop protection products to oil and gas.
The product range of BASF's business Water Solutions includes products used in the key processes of municipal and industrial water treatment: Products to clarify the raw water used for the production of drinking water, treating the waste water stream and reducing sludge volumes as well as for the treatment of industrial process water and the protection of cooling towers and boilers.
inge GmbH, since August 2011 part of BASF, based in Greifenberg, Germany employs more than 80 staff and is a world's leading provider of ultrafiltration technology, a membrane process used to treat drinking water, process water, waste water and sea water. With a global reach enhanced by its network of partners, the company has completed numerous reference products around the globe featuring its cutting-edge technology.