Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Majid Bin Saeed Al Nuaimi, Chairman of Ajman Ruler's Court and in the presence of His Excellency Dr. Rasheed Al Leem, Director General of Al Hamriya Free Zone, Mr. Rajesh Sharma, announced the launch of the company’s operations in the GCC countries, at a gala dinner held at Le Meridien, Sharjah.
The GCC operations headquartered in the Hamriya Free Zone, Sharjah will be the hub catering to the entire Middle East and Africa, offering total environment solutions for industry as well as Zero B water purification processes for homes.
Speaking at the launch, Mr. Rajesh Sharma, said: 'We, at Ion Exchange (India) Ltd., are committed to conserve our earth's most precious resource - water, and this is what motivates us in our business of total water and environment management. Initiating our operations in the Middle East, with our headquarters here in the UAE, we offer to the community the widest range of required products to tackle the water problems currently existing in the region, as we affirm our dedication to bringing the best in our technologies to industries and homes.’
Mr. Suneeth Nair as Country Head of UAE, Mr. Gaurav Khullar for the Oman market and Mr. Suhail Khan for the Saudi Market are in position to cater to the demand and needs of the customers in these markets.
Contract for a 10,000 m3/day effluent treatment plant, 5000 m3/day water treatment plant and 300 m3/day DM plant consisting of a high rates solids contact clarifier and auto filtration units from the largest paper mill in Saudi Arabia, awarded against international and local competition.
From Unger Steel Me. Fze. through Ibtikariar Architectural/Engineering Consultants, for a 1500 m3/day membrane bio-reactor.
From Middle East Paper Company (MEPCO) for a 10,000 m3/day effluent treatment plant, 5,000 m3/day and filtration plant.
From Gulfar Engineering & Contracting Co. for supply of a conventional effluent treatment plant.
For the the LULU Island Development Project, our INDION membrane bio-reactor (MBR), capacity 3 x 800 m3/day. Ion Exchange also won the 5-year contract for O&M and supply of spares and consumables for this project.
At Asia Pacific Lanka Breweries Limited, Srilanka - first international installation of iron removal filter (22 m3/h) and an ultra filtration system (20 m3/h).
30 m3/h pretreatment plant includes high rate solids contact clarifier, primary sand filter and activated carbon filter and demineralisation plant of 15 m3/h, at West Kenya Sugar Limited (Kenya) ordered through M/s National Heavy Engineering Co-operative Limited.
Fluidised media reactor 200 unit at Gulf Petrochemicals Services & Trading LLC, Oman.
Pretreatment, demineralisation and waste water treatment package supplied to EPC Tepat Teknik Sdn Bhd (MMC Group) with Mitsubishi Corporation and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Yokohama as consortium partners. Commissioned and handed over to Sepangar Bay 100 MW gas fired power plant at Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia.
Our subsidiary company Ion Exchange LLC, headquartered in California with an office in Ontario, will cater to the North American market for distribution & sales of INDION ion exchange resins for water and speciality applications, and water treatment equipment.
IEI’s contribution to the water industry was once again recognised with three prestigious Water Awards for the second consecutive year, at the award function held in Delhi on 29th November, 2007.These Water Digest Water Awards were instituted in 2006 in association with UNESCO to recognise efforts and excellence of individuals, NGOs and corporates in the field of water and the water industry.
Eighteen awards were presented in different categories to corporates, individuals and NGOs. These awards recognise excellent performance in specific areas and they also help society by stimulating public awareness and attention on critical water issues. Mr. Rajesh Sharma,Vice Chairman & Managing Director, Ion Exchange (India) Ltd. receives the ‘Best Water Company Award 2007-08’ from Minister of State for Water Resources Shri. Jaiprakash Narayan Yadav and Ms. Minja Yang, Director, UNESCO
Ion Exchange Waterleau awarded turnkey execution of 960 m3/day effluent treatment plant for Maruti Suzuki’s greenfield project at Manesar, Haryana. Right from inception IEI has been the preferred vendor of Maruti Suzuki, with contracts for water, effluent and sewage treatment and effluent recycling entrusted to as per Maruti’s expansion programme. No surprise then, way back in 1997, IEI was the obvious choice for the first ever effluent recycling based on reverse osmosis in the automobile sector.
Now, on the verge of commissioning is the turnkey concept-to-commissioning contract of effluent treatment plant, awarded to our joint venture Ion Exchange Waterleau Ltd. by Maruti Suzuki, for their 3 lakh car/year expansion project at Manesar. Effluent from all the operations is treated in a 960 m3/day centralised effluent treatment plant comprising dissolved air floatation followed by aerobic bio-degradation and regenerative filtration. The treated output will be reused for auxiliary applications and gardening.
An order from Hero Honda, Uttaranchal , for their motor control centre, for a 18 m3/h reverse osmosis (RO)system, 65 m3/h filter and 65 m3/h softener.
From Honda Cars, Greater Noida, a 75 m3/h RO plant – our third installation in the Honda group.
A contract for O & M of complete water treatment plant from Maruti Udyog Ltd., Gurgaon, Haryana.
A 21 m3/h RO plant, 8 m3/h mixed bed and 30 m3/h softener from Durr India Private Ltd. for the Tata Motors, Lucknow project; and another from Durr India, for two stage RO, 30 m3/h & 12 m3/h, for Tata Motors, Singur, West Bengal.