Who we are

Advanced Water Solutions is a business unit of Italmatch Chemicals and is a leading global manufacturer, supplier and innovator of a broad range of specialty water management additives for Industrial Water Treatment & Process, Desalination, Geothermal, Mining, Personal Care and HI&I markets.

It was created after the takeover by Italmatch of the Dequest business from Thermphos and subsequent acquisitions among which the most important are GRS Chemicals (Italy), Solvay’s water treatment chemicals business, Compass Chemicals (USA), Ecolab’s Jianghai (China) and most recently BWA Water Additives and Water Science Technologies (WST) in February 2019.

With strong complementary brands and over 40 years’ experience, the business provides customers with innovative solutions, supported by wide-ranging technical support and dedicated customer service.

Who we are

Our Business

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30 patent families and more than 100 granted patents

40 trademarks

19 manufacturing plants

35 distribution and sales locations

Field-based and laboratory support

Dedicated R&D and Technical Support team 30 people

20% of sales come from products <5 years old

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