EnviroChemie cleans wastewater for Shanghai pharmasite
Press Release | EnviroChemie GmbH
JUNE 23, 2014
Rossdorf, Germany:-An international pharmaceutical company has commissioned German water treatment specialist EnviroChemie to make its new site in China pollution-free.
EnviroChemie is designing and building a wastewater treatment plant with a hydraulic capacity of 20 m³/d, for the new extended production site for pharmaceutical substances in Shanghai.The plant is due for completion by December 31, 2014.
The wastewater from production will be treated in batch mode using EnviroChemie’s unique Envochem® DOX physico-chemical water treatment processes, so that it can be returned indirectly to the environment.
The residues of the active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) are removed from the wastewater through chemical oxidation, using hydrogen peroxide and ultraviolet light.
The advantages of the EnviroChemie plant are automatic plant operation plusminimal amounts of residual substances that require final disposal.
EnviroChemie was able to provide the client with a single point of contact liaison, from laboratory trials through to engineering and plant construction.
EnviroChemie GmbH has established a reputation for reliable and innovative technology for water and wastewater treatment, specializing in developing and implementing customized solutions for customers in the pharmaceutical industry and life sciences.
This ISO-9001 certified engineering company was founded in 1976 and offers a holistic range of “Made in Germany” branded products and services based on chemical-physical, biological and membrane filtration processes, whose pedigree relies on its long list of research achievements and patents.
EnviroChemie adopts a partnership approach in which client specialized needs and characteristics form the basis for individual design, planning, engineering, building and commissioning of pharmaceutical wastewater treatment plants.
With more than 30,000 plants sold worldwide, EnviroChemie can apply unrivalled experience to continuous development of innovative and reliable industrial water and wastewater technologies.
EnviroChemie specializes in supporting customers in projects, where effluents must be specifically treated in order to:
- Abate trace elements by concentrating them (e.g. reverse osmosis and vacuum distillation)
- Inactivate streams containing biologically active ingredients (e.g. vaccines, antigens, etc.) by means of thermal sterilisation technology
- Eliminate pharmaceuticals implementing advanced oxidation processes (e.g. ozonation)
- Generate green energy (biogas) from digested organic matter (COD) implementing anaerobic treatment technology (e.g. at insulin production facilities).
EnviroChemie products are developed and supplied from three sites in Germany and Switzerland and the company operates seven sales and service offices, including subsidiaries in Brazil and Russia.
Jutta Quaiser, Press & PR Manager, EnviroChemie GmbH
Tel: +49 (0) 6154 6998 72
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