LG Chem Awarded Sohar Project

Sohar SWRO Company LLC has chosen LG Chem’s NanoH2O seawater RO membranes for its 250 MLD plant in Oman

SEOUL, South Korea, June 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — LG Water Solutions, part of LG Chem and manufacturer of the full line of high-efficiency NanoH2O ™ reverse osmosis (RO) membranes, is proud to announce that it has been chosen by Sohar SWRO Company LLC to supply its high rejection NanoH2O seawater RO membranes to the Sohar desalination plant in Oman.

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The Sohar desalination plant will produce 250 million liters of water per day and serve approximately 800,000 local Oman residents. The plant was designed by Valoriza Agua, one of the leading water technology companies in Spain which boasts a portfolio of more than 100 water treatment plants throughout Spain, Portugal, Algeria, Tunisia, Middle East, Brazil, Australia and Chile.

“We are extremely honored to have been chosen by Valoriza Agua, a leader in desalination, as the membrane supplier for the Sohar plant,” said Mr. Chul Nam, vice president of LG Chem. “This is a significant project for LG Chem and it is a true testament to the hard work and effort of our sales and operations teams to deliver the highest quality membrane products worldwide.”

Since LG Chem’s acquisition of Los Angeles-based NanoH2O in May 2014, the company’s product portfolio has rapidly expanded to include high rejection brackish water RO (BWRO) membranes, anti-fouling BWRO and residential RO membranes. LG Water Solutions is a business unit of LG Chem and boasts approximately twenty sales offices worldwide and almost one thousand installations across the globe.

For more information on LG Chem’s full line of NanoH2O reverse osmosis membranes, visit the company’s website at: www.LGwatersolutions.com

About LG Water Solutions

LG Water Solutions, part of LG Chem, Ltd., manufactures the full line of NanoH2O™ seawater, brackish water and residential reverse osmosis (RO) mem­branes. Based on breakthrough nanostructured materials and industry-proven polymer technology, LG Chem’s unique NanoH2O membrane formulation dramatically improves system efficiency and productivity. LG Chem’s full line of NanoH2O RO membranes are Standard 61 and 58 certified by NSF International for the production of drinking water. These membranes are available in industry-standard element configurations that fit easily into new and existing RO systems, purifying water from a broad range of sources with improved productivity and water quality. LG Water Solutions is headquartered in Seoul and is part of LG Chem, Ltd. For more information, visit www.LGwatersolutions.com

About LG Chem

LG Chem, Ltd. is a globally diversified chemical company which operates three main business units: Basic Materials & Chemicals, IT & Electronic Materials, and Energy Solution. The chemical business manufactures a wide range of products, from petrochemical goods to high-value added plastics. It also extends its chemical expertise into high-tech areas such as electronic materials, water desalination and rechargeable batteries for electric vehicles and ESS. For more information, please visit the LG Chem website at www.lgchem.com