Dutch company acquires H2OK

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Truro-based environmental consultancy H2OK Water and Energy has been acquired by Nijhuis Water Technology.

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Netherland-based Nijhuis specialises in the design and manufacture of industrial waste water products and has offices across the world.

Next to offering anaerobic digestion and effluent treatment to food and beverage customers around the country, H2OK also has a strong presence in the holiday and leisure market and UK-based water PLC’s.

Nijhuis CEO, Menno Holterman, said: “H2OK has not only been a reliable partner for almost ten years, but also took a leading role by applying innovative Nijhuis technologies to address the growing need for sustainable water and energy solutions in the UK.

“This acquisition fits seamlessly with our strategy to expand our global market presence and establish local presence in emerging and key markets.”

H2OK’s MD, Tim Cunliffe, added: “For over eight years both our companies have been working together on the realisation of industrial effluent treatment projects, like the UASB anaerobic treatment plant at Sharp’s Brewery in Cornwall and the effluent treatment plant for the new Stonehenge visitor centre.

“The merger with H2OK will provide Nijhuis Water Technology presence with a highly skilled and experienced team to realise the opportunities in the fast growing UK market.”

Financial terms were not disclosed.

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