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02.19.2014

Start of Sales of In-vehicle Ceramic Membrane Filtration System in Myanmar

METAWATER Co., Ltd. (Head office: Tokyo, Japan; President: Tomoyasu Kida) is pleased to announce the start of sales of its in-vehicle ceramic membrane filtration system in Myanmar in cooperation with Trendy Group (Representative: Than Ohn), which has business offices in Nagoya, Aichi and Yangon, Myanmar and operates in the automobile and water treatment industries.

Background of Starting Sales of In-vehicle Ceramic Membrane Filtration System

METAWATER's in-vehicle ceramic membrane filtration system is capable of providing a stable supply of high-quality, safe, purified drinking water even from highly turbid and changeable raw water quality. This mobile water purification equipment capitalizes on the flexible features of the ceramic membrane element which make it possible for it to be used even in a small space. METAWATER has been delivering the in-vehicle water purifying system mainly to developing countries since the system can be mobilized any time natural disasters such as flooding occur and can be used as water purifying facilities in dispersed communities.

METAWATER will start selling the in-vehicle ceramic membrane filtration system in Myanmar in cooperation with Trendy Group, which has business offices in Nagoya, Aichi and Yangon, Myanmar and operates in the automobile and water treatment industries. A ceremony was held today to mark the occasion in Yangon, inviting Yangon City Mayor, Mr. U Hla Myint, and other important persons in the city and state.

Ceremony in Yangon
(Center: Mr. U Hla Myint, Yangon City Mayor; Second from the left: Ichiro Fukushima, Executive Director of METAWATER)


In-vehicle Ceramic Membrane Filtration System

Outline of Trendy Group

Company name TRENDY MYANMAR CO., LTD Trendy Nagoya Co., Ltd.
Representative Mr. Than Ohn (Chairman) Mr. Than Ohn (President)
Address No.7 MINGALAR LANE, BAUKTAW,
YANKIN Tsp, YANGON, MYANMAR
1-18-3, Kamimura-cho, Showa-ku, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan
Businesses Import trade, wholesale and retail Business related to automobiles, engines, housing and interior Water treatment and purification Same as left
Website New openhttp://trendymyanmar.co/ New openhttp://www.trendynagoya.com

About Ceramic Membrane Filtration System

METAWATER's ceramic membrane filtration system has been introduced, at present, in about 120 water purification plants in Japan. In addition, METAWATER is providing the system overseas based on a business alliance formed with PWN Technologies B.V.*1 in June 2013, a capital and business alliance formed with Rood Wit Blauw Holding B.V.*2 in August 2013, and other agreements. The unique features of our ceramic membrane filtration system have been recognized by Frost & Sullivan, a US-based research firm, winning the 2013 Frost & Sullivan Global Product Differentiation Excellence Award*3. It also recently concluded a deal to deliver one truck-mounted ceramic-membrane filtration system to Kep, Cambodia*4.

Ceramic membrane (left) and ceramic membrane system (right: Umagoe Water Purification Plant, Imabari, Ehime)

*1 For the business tie-up with PWN Technologies B.D., see the press release issued on November 29, 2013.
http://www.metawater.co.jp/eng/news/2013/0701.html
*2 For the capital and business alliance with Rood Wit Blauw Holding B.V., see the press release issued on September 4, 2013.
http://www.metawater.co.jp/eng/news/2013/0904.html
*3 For the "2013 Frost & Sullivan Global Product Differentiation Excellence Award" granted to METAWATER, see the press release issued on November 29, 2013.
http://www.metawater.co.jp/eng/news/2013/1129.html
*4 For the truck-mounted ceramic-membrane filtration system delivered to Kep, Cambodia, see the press release issued on January 31, 2014.
http://www.metawater.co.jp/eng/news/2014/0131.html
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