News | March 1, 2010

New Partnership In Odor Control Technology Announced

Source: Parkson Corporation

Fort Lauderdale, FL - Parkson Corporation and Vapex Environmental Technologies recently announced a partnership in bringing Vapex's odor control technology to the North American municipal market.

"We are thrilled with the ability to offer Vapex's proven technologies," says Zain Mahmood, President and CEO of Parkson. "Odor control is a growing concern and these two products will dramatically reduce the energy traditionally required to treat odors as well as improve the environment via massive reductions in chemicals used by scrubbers."

The O-Mega hydroxyl ion fogging technology eliminates odors and reduces pH corrosion found throughout wastewater systems. Instead of more traditional technologies which use a considerable amount of energy to extract and scrub the odors, the O-Mega oxidizes the odorous space itself, eradicating the odors without the expense of moving high volumes of air. The O-Mega has been proven throughout the collection system as well as within the confines of wastewater treatment plants.

The two companies will also offer the Sentinel scrubber control system. For scrubber systems, the Sentinel monitors the internal gas passing through the scrubber and reduces scrubber chemicals by up to 60%. The system saves plants money and introduces a low-maintenance control system with continuous monitoring of the scrubber.

"Parkson offers an extensive distribution network across North America and 50 years of success in this market. I cannot think of a better partner for Vapex given their brand name, after sales support capabilities, and engineering capabilities," says Greg Fraser, President of Vapex.

According to Mike Miller, VP of Parkson's Municipal Business, "Parkson has endeavored to bring best-in-class technologies to its representatives and end users for the past fifty years. Vapex's line of odor-control products enables us to offer yet two more innovative products to improve our wastewater environment."

Parkson and Vapex will work together to bring these two products to the North American market. Specifically, Parkson will sell into Collection Systems in Canada, Mexico and the Northern parts of the US. It will also deliver these solutions to all 'in-plant' wastewater treatment plants across North America. Vapex will continue to sell its products directly into Collection Systems in the Southern parts of the US. Parkson will also work with Vapex to develop new, customized applications for specific in-plant odor-control solutions, creating efficient methods to treat offensive odors.

About Parkson Corporation:
With 25,000 installations in its 50 years of existence, Parkson Corporation is a leading provider of advanced solutions in water recycling and treatment and is committed to providing clean water for the world. Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, with offices in Chicago, Montreal, Dubai and partners in Latin America and India, Parkson is an Axel Johnson Inc. company.

About Vapex Environmental Technologies:
Based in Oviedo, Florida, Vapex develops and markets chemical-free odor control systems and on-line gas analysis systems for wet scrubbers. The O-Mega odor control devices have small footprints and are deployed in remote lift stations, municipal wastewater collection systems and in-plant applications. The Sentinel gas analysis devices accurately measure the effectiveness of wet scrubbers, resulting in a significant reduction in chemical consumption.

SOURCE: Parkson Corporation