water filtration

Bluewater Appoints Westerberg CEO

Bluewater has appointed Mattias Westerberg as its new CEO, effective immediately, as the water filtration company looks to accelerate growth in key international markets such as China and the United States.

NSF Certifies Aquasana Filters To Reduce PFOA, PFOS

Aquasana’s drinking water filters, both countertop and under the sink, are said to be the first filtration appliances to earn certification to a new protocol developed by NSF International. The protocol is said to verify a water treatment device’s ability to reduce PFOA and PFOS to below the health advisory levels set by the EPA. In the past, PFOA had been used in the manufacturing process of some non-stick cookware.

A.O. Smith Reports Rise In Q4, Fiscal Year Sales

A.O. Smith Corporation, a manufacturer of residential and commercial water heating equipment, water treatment and air purification products that acquired Aquasana in 2016, reported record sales of $2.69 billion in 2016. This was a 6% increase from 2015 and 8% when adjusted for the stronger U.S. dollar against the Chinese currency.

Clorox Gains In Q1

The Clorox Company reported sales growth of 4% and volume growth of 8% from continuing operations for its first fiscal quarter of 2017, ended September 30. In the first quarter, volume growth reflected increases in all segments, including its cleaning and lifestyle segments.

Primo Water Acquires Glacier Water Services

Primo Water Corporation has acquired Glacier Water Services, a provider of drinking water dispensed to consumers through self-service refill water machines. Under the definitive merger agreement, Primo will acquire all outstanding shares of Glacier.

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A.O. Smith Purchases Aquasana

A.O. Smith Corporation, a manufacturer of residential and commercial water heating equipment and treatment products, has completed the purchase of Texas-based Aquasana, Inc., a water filtration manufacturer.