Atlantis Technologies is proud to announce a distribution and manufacturing partnership with Brazilian water tank and system manufacturer Fortlev. Headquartered in Vitoria, Brazil, Fortlev is South America’s largest tank builder, with eight large factories across Brazil and more than 100,000 customers. Fortlev (Portuguese for strong-light) also produces PVC piping, fittings, valves, filters, custom bolt-together tanks and engineering. Fortlev will have exclusive rights to distribute Atlantis Technologies’ RDI™ desalination systems in South America for all applications except process cooling. Included in the agreement are licensing rights to build systems RDI™ systems in Brazil.
“Partnering with Atlantis Technologies to distribute and manufacture their groundbreaking RDI™ desalination systems is the next logical step in our mission to further grow our water business,” said Antonio Torres, Fortlev CEO. “I’m also excited to use the RDI™ desalination systems to bring clean drinking water to 25 million inhabitants in Northeast Brazil through Instituto Agua Viva (IAV).”
Instituto Agua Viva, a Fortlev-funded NGO, is a non-profit institution that works to bring education, income generation, sports, and health projects to various communities in northeastern region of Brazil.
“Fortlev has the manufacturing, distribution, and technical capabilities to dominate the South American market,” said Patrick Curran, CEO of Atlantis Technologies. “Adding desalination capability will allow them to bid on many government and industrial projects they otherwise could not. We are also very proud to support IAV to desalinate brackish groundwater in NE Brazil.”
Atlantis Technologies’ previous South American partner, Max Green, will now provide technical and sales support to Fortlev.