Nijhuis Industries UK & Ireland acquires Aquatic Water Services

Posted: Friday 25th August 2017

Nijhuis Industries UK & Ireland (Formerly Nijhuis H2OK), and part of Dutch Group Nijhuis Industries, has agreed to acquire the business activities of Aquatic Water Services Ltd, based in the South West of England, to complement its existing portfolio of services.

Design, build, maintain, operate

The global company Nijhuis Industries was founded in 1904 in the Netherlands and their flexibility and customer-oriented approach have been important values in the company and have resulted in more than 2400 references around the world. In the UK market, alongside its solutions for treatment of wastewater, process water and solid waste, Nijhuis Industries UK & Ireland offers design consultancy, design and build project delivery, plant maintenance and operational services.

Strengthen the existing capabilities

Aquatic Water Services is a scientific services business offering wastewater/water flow and load surveys, process evaluation and optimisation, effluent sampling and monitoring and plant operational capabilities. According to Tim Cunliffe, Managing Director of Nijhuis Industries UK & Ireland: "Aquatic has an excellent reputation and our two companies have had a long standing relationship. The range of services will complement and strengthen the existing capabilities of the business, serving our customers across a variety of sectors."

Nearly twenty years of partnership

"The two companies have worked closely together for nearly twenty years and the collective services will offer customers a true single source solution," said Adrian Caldwell, Managing Director of Aquatic Water Services.

''I have always had a high regard for the quality and customer focused approach of Nijhuis and I'm pleased to say that our companies have always worked well together. We have provided scientific support and wastewater treatment process evaluations to the business for over 10 years. The merger is synergistic and will increase the capabilities, water and wastewater treatment experience and total offering of the combined business.

The real strength of the merger will be the enhanced ability to offer clients a complete start to finish turnkey water and wastewater treatment solution which includes; flow and load evaluations, process designs and engineering solution builds, commissioning and after sales maintenance. This service would be further enhanced by scientific troubleshooting and remediation if process problems occur. Integration with the global Nijhuis Industries group will provide a springboard to numerous opportunities which will enable us to grow our core scientific services nationwide and beyond.''

Adrian will continue managing the day to day operations which will now be offered under the trading name of Nijhuis Aquatic Water Services.

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