Companies are focusing on recycling water

During longer periods of drought it becomes apparent that water is a valuable commodity. More and more companies see this and are in search of a way to modify their operational processes by reducing water usage and/or recycling used water as much as possible. Find out how 2 innovative Belgian companies have used our technology…

Backup installation to be proud of

Downtime is not an option for this chemical giant at the port of Ghent. This means that a reliable backup installation is the rule rather than the exception, as it also is for the production of the boiler water. Two reverse osmosis units have been installed as a backup that each can supply demineralised water…

25 M³/HR DUPLEX SOFTENER WITH SALT TANK

The latest addition to EKOPAK’s range of PLC-driven softeners is equipped with a salt tank with a capacity of 35 m³. This tank puts an end to the manual daily/weekly chore of topping up salt levels: using this tank, customers can soften water for up to 100 days without the need for any manual intervention.…

Ekopak is relocating to provide you with even better service

In the fall of 2014, EKOPAK will join all business operations under one roof. All our business units will be organised and coordinated from one single point as of this moment. This allows us to ensure our growing number of clients are provided with the same quality service. Here is a sneak preview of our…

Ekopak builds user-friendly softener in stainless steel

For a client in the foods industry EKOPAK built a duplex softener with a continuous flow rate of 40 m³ per hour. Due to the strict quality requirements and the increased mechanical strength, it was decided to completely construct this installation in inox and provide it with a permanent softener control. Regardless of its robust…

In the words of a starter – water treatment screening

Joost Van der Spurt – R&D and Operation Engineer at Ekopak – Industrial Water Treatment In November, with my first work experience in water treatment already behind me, I began a new adventure as an R&D and Operation Engineer at Ekopak. This company, which was originally family-owned, has expanded in recent years to become a…

Water is becoming increasingly more expensive and scarce

Water is becoming increasingly more expensive and scarce. Companies have to handle water creatively and responsibly. Ekopak will, therefore, during each discussion with your company, determine which water sources are available and how we can treat these to attain the quality you require. A potato processing company contacted Ekopak because during the summer months the…

Ekopak helps using well water better

Using additional water for steam boilers better: Ekopak received this question from a food company in Ghent. This enterprise had a classical water treatment system that needed replacing after 20 years. The installation consisted of a decarbonator, a softener and a degasser. First of all, the customer wanted to retain the same process that handled…

Ekopak helps sustainable enterprise

Context Ekopak figured out a solution to use rain water effectively for a West-Flemish paint manufacturer. The objective was implementing an ecological and sustainable system that would also be cost-effective. Thus the recovered water was made useable for plumbing purposes (sinks, toilets and showers) and could also be used as processing water in a later…

Medical

Since the legionella issues returned to the media last year as a result of a possible infection in the hospital in Aalst, the attention around legionella has been sharpened once again. Ekopak has been actively engaged with these issues since the legislation of 2004. Today we must conclude that even since the adjustments to the…

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