Minneapolis — Tennant Company and its Orbio Technologies Group have acquired Water Star, Inc. (WSI), a Newbury, Ohio-based firm specializing in electrochemistry.
Minneapolis — Tennant Company and its Orbio Technologies Group have acquired Water Star, Inc. (WSI), a Newbury, Ohio-based firm specializing in electrochemistry. This acquisition is consistent with Tennant Company’s strategy to expand its intellectual property in support of the company’s long-term vision to deliver sustainable, breakthrough innovations.
Orbio Technologies Group is the sustainable cleaning technology arm of Tennant Company, a world leader in the manufacture, design and marketing of cleaning equipment. Orbio Technologies Group, in conjunction with Tennant Company, already has a portfolio of water-based cleaning technologies including Orbio Blended Stream (marketed as ec-H2O™ on Tennant autoscrubbers), Orbio Split Stream and Orbio Electroporation technology. Orbio Electroporation technology has the capability to inactivate the H1N1 virus and kill more than 99.9% of harmful bacteria and has been licensed to Activeion Cleaning Solutions, LLC, for use on its hand-held spray devices marketed under the names ionatorEXP™ and ionatorHOM™.
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