Glan Agua

Glan Agua Ltd and Texas-based Headworks International Inc have announced they have entered into a strategic channel partnership aimed at winning and implementing wastewater treatment projects in Ireland.

Headworks International is a global provider of biofilm technologies for wastewater reuse and treatment, including moving bed biofilm reactor (MBBR), integrated fixed-film activated sludge (IFAS) and anammox processes. Glan Agua is a leader in the design, building and operation of water and wastewater solutions for municipal and industrial infrastructures in Ireland and the UK.

Reduced carbon footprint

Headworks’ CEO Michele LaNoue comments: “The collaboration will significantly strengthen both companies’ presences in the Irish wastewater market, offering an improved and seamless client experience in the execution of wastewater enhancement projects.”

Afnan Din, VP of Global Sales. Headworks, comments: “Ireland is an important market for us, with its varied population demographic and given its high population density, ageing existing infrastructure, and tight effluent discharge regulations. Together with Glan Agua, we offer proven retrofit solutions that increase capacity and improve performance without additional expansion and efficient, easy to operate greenfield plants with smaller than conventional plant footprints. The opportunities to jointly contribute to better water quality while reducing carbon footprint and energy savings is an exciting time.”


Glan Agua’s Innovation Manager Dr Fabio Bacci comments that innovation is Glan Agua’s strong suit.

“As a BDO contractor and process engineering firm, we hold an ideal position to introduce technologies to market. Our open innovation strategy revolves around business development alliances to enhance our solutions portfolio. Forging a channel partnership with Headworks International is a vibrant example of complementary engineering teams merging expertise and solutions to provide exclusive market offerings. Headworks International are ideal expert partners to Glan Agua. This collaboration will deliver solutions aimed at abating environmental impact caused by construction whilst improving quality of effluent and, consequently, Irish ambient water.”

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