MONTREAL—Montreal-based Ovivo Inc. has announced that Cembrane A/S of Copenhagen has joined the Ovivo group.
Ovivo is a global provider of water and wastewater treatment equipment, technology and systems. Cembrane produces a silicon carbide (SIC) flat sheet membrane used by water and wastewater treatment operators in both the municipal and industrial markets.
A Nov. 1 release stated that Ovivo has designated Cembrane SIC membranes as its preferred membrane technology for the future.
The partnership between Cembrane and Ovivo started in September 2018 when Ovivo signed an exclusive licensing agreement and took a minority participation in Cembrane. As part of Ovivo, Cembrane will operate under its own brand name and will continue to be led by Lasse Andreassen as CEO.
“We are delighted to welcome Cembrane and its employees as part of the Ovivo family after successfully partnering with them for several years,” said Marc Barbeau, president and CEO of Ovivo, in a statement. “Our mission is to provide sustainable and efficient water treatment solutions to our customers through expertise and innovation, and the SIC membrane technology developed by Cembrane is the perfect product to deliver sustainable and innovative value-added solutions to our customers.”