Coventry, RI, USA (April 19, 2016) — Neptune Benson® is pleased to announce that it has been acquired by Evoqua Water Technologies, a global leader in water solutions and technology.
The acquisition pairs two of the water industry’s manufacturing, service and solutions leaders; combining a global reach and more than 100 years of expertise in water solutions. Together, the two companies filter, disinfect, treat, and improve billions of gallons of water in the industrial, municipal and recreational water markets. Tens of millions of people and thousands of companies rely on Evoqua and Neptune Benson to help them meet their needs for clean water.
“We are enthusiastic to join the Evoqua team,” said Ken Rodi, CEO of Neptune Benson. “Not only are our businesses and markets complementary, but so is Evoqua’s commitment to growth, spirit of innovation, and focus on helping its customers and partners succeed. This combination is ideal.”
Neptune Benson has been a leader in commercial water filtration and UV disinfection since 1956. Its products include the Defender® regenerative media filter, ETS-UV disinfection system, Vortisand® and Legacy™ sand filters, ProStrainer™, Lawson Aquatics® and more.
“We are excited to welcome the Neptune Benson team to the Evoqua Water Technologies family,” said Ron Keating, CEO of Evoqua. “Neptune Benson’s filtration and disinfection products have been well regarded in the industry and complement Evoqua’s existing businesses and markets served extremely well. This addition is a natural fit for us and consistent with our growth plan to double our business by the end of 2021.”
Evoqua Water Technologies is a global leader in water solutions with 100+ years of experience helping municipalities and industrial customers protect and improve their water. Evoqua’s leading brands include IONPURE®, DAVCO™, Envirex®, Memcor®, Wallace and Tiernan®, and more.