Grundfos and De Nora announce sale of ISIA to Industrie De Nora

Synergies between De Nora and ISIA will provide chlorine dioxide process systems for water treatment

Grundfos and De Nora has announced the parties have sealed an agreement for the latter to acquire 100% of the shares of ISIA, including the intellectual property on chlorine dioxide generator technology. As part of the agreement, De Nora will also take over the competencies of ISIA’s team of specialists.

The acquisition represents an opportunity for De Nora to leverage ISIA expertise to strengthen a technology portfolio that includes gas feed, instrumentation, chlorine, and on-site sodium hypochlorite generation, ozone and chlorine dioxide. The submerged reactor design and process control expertise from ISIA will complement the De Nora’s Capital Controls chlorine dioxide generation product line.

Echoing a message by Paolo Dellachà, CEO of De Nora Group; Dr Mirka Wilderer, CEO for De Nora Water Technologies, said: “The innovative nature of Capital Controls and ISIA solutions will allow us to offer customers the best available technology for specific water treatment applications across the range of available chlorine dioxide generation designs and treatment solutions as a whole.”

For generations, the Capital Controls name has been synonymous with water treatment. The company has sold more than 10,000 installations globally across a range of applications over a 60-year period – this includes more than 1,000 chlorine dioxide generator installations in the field.

ISIA brings experience in industrial plant process control and automation, and a chlorine dioxide technology for water treatment. It will be progressively integrated into the De Nora Water Technologies platform and together, they will expand chlorine dioxide market opportunities for drinking water, desalination, power and industrial cooling water applications.