APATEQ named a Global Cleantech 100 company
Luxembourg, January 26, 2016
Luxembourg company APATEQ (member of the Luxembourg Maritime Cluster) named a Global Cleantech 100 company
- APATEQ, specialist for innovative water and wastewater treatment, today announced it has been named a Global Cleantech 100 company by Cleantech Group™, provider for leading research, events and advisory services for the clean-tech ecosystem.
- Out of 6,900 nominations worldwide, APATEQ has been selected as one of the 100 winners.
- The award ceremony took place on January 25, 2016 in San Francisco.
The Global Cleantech 100 list represents the most innovative and promising ideas in clean technology. Featuring companies that are best positioned to solve tomorrow’s environmental challenges, Global Cleantech 100 is a comprehensive list of private companies with the highest potential to make the most significant market impact. This list is collated by combining proprietary Cleantech Group research data, with weighted qualitative judgements of a multitude of nominations, and specific inputs from an expert panel, consisting of leading financial investors and representatives of multi-national corporations and industrials active in technology and innovation scouting across Asia, Europe and North America.
“The Global Cleantech 100 provides us with insight into the collective opinion of key market players on which megatrends and innovation companies are most likely to have a significant impact in the next 5-10 years”, said Michele Parad, Senior Manager at Cleantech Group and lead author of the Global Cleantech 100 Report. “Now in its 7th year, the Global Cleantech 100 program reveals which themes are staying relevant and which sectors are taking center stage.”
“We are delighted that APATEQ has been selected as one of the 100 most promising clean-tech companies in the world; it clearly proves the momentum we gained. After less than three years from the company foundation, we have been able to serve market leaders in various industries such as oil & gas, maritime and the food industry with our green, innovative one-stop solutions for water and wastewater treatment based on membrane technology”, said APATEQ CEO Bogdan Serban.
This year, a record number of nominations were received: 6,900 distinct companies from 60 countries. These companies were weighted and scored to create a short list of 323 companies. Short-listed nominees were reviewed by the Cleantech Group’s expert panel, resulting in a finalized list of 100 companies from 17 countries.
The award ceremony took place on January 25, 2016 at the Cleantech Forum in San Francisco. The full list of Global Cleantech 100 firms is available on the Cleantech Group website http://www.cleantech.com/indexes/global-cleantech-100/2015-global-cleantech-100/.
APATEQ – PWT S.A. develops and manufactures turnkey, custom designed fracking flowback and produced water treatment systems for oil and gas pad operators, compact wastewater treatment plants for demanding applications and full solution systems for the treatment of industrial wastewater. With decades of experience in the water and wastewater business and global industrial product manufacturing and commercialization, APATEQ’s corporate and technical team is comprised of dedicated experts whose focused goal is client satisfaction, environmental protection and water conservation. APATEQ is, among others, winner of the Frost & Sullivan Best Practices Award and the Red Herring Global 100 Award.
For more information, visit www.apateq.com
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