Evoqua Acquires ATG UV to Expand Presence in Chemical Free Disinfection
Evoqua Water Technologies (NYSE: AQUA), an industry leader in mission critical water treatment solutions, has announced it has acquired privately-held ATG UV Technology Limited (ATG UV), a leading manufacturer of ultraviolet (UV) light disinfection systems used in a wide range of municipal, aquatics and industrial applications. The acquisition adds to Evoqua’s UV offering and further underscores the Company’s commitment to the global water treatment market. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
ATG UV serves the municipal, marine, food and beverage, oil and gas, aquatics and aquaculture markets and is the exclusive technology supplier to Evoqua’s ETS-UV™ product line in North America. The acquisition expands Evoqua’s reach, allowing the Company to serve customers globally.
“We are excited to welcome ATG UV to the Evoqua family,” said Ron Keating, Evoqua CEO. “We have developed a successful working relationship with the team as a licensed manufacturer of their technology in North America and look forward to expanding our reach to new geographies consistent with our acquisition strategy. We are excited to market ATG UV as an Evoqua brand to our municipal, aquatics and industrial customer base.”
UV technology is a chemical-free disinfection technology widely used across the globe. The numerous benefits of adopting UV based disinfection include eliminating chemical management costs and safety risks, making the technology one of the fastest growing disinfection techniques across the global water market.
The acquisition of ATG UV marks the first transaction in 2019 and the 13th acquisition by Evoqua. The brand will join Evoqua’s portfolio of disinfection brands, which include Wallace & Tiernan® systems, Delta UV® products and Pacific Ozone™ products and solutions.
ATG UV is based in Wigan, UK and has approximately 75 employees.