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Montreal’s Ovivo Inc. Acquires Alberta-based FilterBoxx Water

By Todd Westcott 10:04AM September 21, 2018

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Montreal-based Ovivo Inc., a global provider of water and wastewater treatment equipment, technology and systems, has announced the acquisition of FilterBoxx Water & Environmental Corp. and its subsidiaries (FilterBoxx).

Based in Alberta, Canada, FilterBoxx is a leader in the design and supply of modular water and wastewater solutions for a wide array of industrial customers across the Americas.

“We are very excited to welcome the FilterBoxx team to Ovivo and will benefit from their expertise for modular and containerized water and wastewater treatment solutions,” said Marc Barbeau, president and chief executive officer of Ovivo.

FilterBoxx combines engineering expertise, field service technicians, and a large fleet of proprietary mobile water and wastewater treatment equipment to meet the needs of its clients. It provides equipment rental for plants, facilities and camps, as well as turn-key installations and plant operations. FilterBoxx designs and sells standard and custom water, wastewater, and process water treatment systems for industries, such as oil and gas, food and beverage, construction sites, manufacturing, and mining.

Ovivo will operate all FilterBoxx activities under the name of FilterBoxx Inc., an Ovivo company.

“FilterBoxx has built a solid reputation in the mobile and modular water treatment sector and represents a great platform from which we can grow our industrial footprint in North America and bring more recurring revenues to our business,” said Barbeau.

Ovivo delivers conventional to highly technological water treatment solutions for the industrial and municipal markets and leverages its large installed base of equipment around the world to offer parts and services to its customers. Ovivo is owned by SKion Water International GmbH and Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec. It operates an integrated global platform in over 15 countries, and employs over 850 worldwide experts in water treatment.

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