Innovation

Degremont-innovation

Innovation to reach economic and environmental performance

As a major force in optimising and sustainably managing the industrial water cycle, Degremont Industry has made innovation one of its core strategies.

By focusing on continuous improvement and innovation, Degremont Industry can respond to the major challenges facing industry:

  • Ensure compliance with increasingly stringent regulations.
  • Combine competitiveness with environmental performance.
  • Ensure industrial water and process water supply
  • Protect resources and recover by-products.

USING OUR EXPERTISE TO FUEL INNOVATION

When building ground-breaking and environmentally-friendly solutions, Degremont Industry can draw strength from:

  • The SUEZ ENVIRONNEMENT global network of expertise and research centres, including CIRSEE in Paris, Denard in the US and SWRc in Shanghai.
  • Collaborative R&D partnerships and projects with our customers and suppliers on joint topics, pilot studies, etc.
  • A network of international partners featuring universities, public corporations, technical organisations and institutional bodies.

DEVELOPING RESPONSIBLE INNOVATION 

Degremont Industry pioneers sustainable solutions that are designed to meet the specific needs of each sector of industry, while accounting for the activity’s short, medium and long-term impacts on the environment.

Improving the safety, productivity and durability of technologies while minimising the environmental impact are the ambitious goals defined in our innovation policy.

INNOVATION TO PRODUCE HIGH-QUALITY INDUSTRIAL WATER

Fractalo: treatment based ion exchange resins on fractal floor to produce demineralised water of exceptional quality.

Benefits of Fractalo:

  • In-situ resin regeneration in complete safety
  • Water quality better than 0.2 µS/cm
  • Uncomplicated logistics with the option of remote control

INNOVATION TO TREAT INDUSTRIAL EFFLUENT AND PROTECT THE ENVIRONMENT

Ultrafor™: biological treatment by hollow fiber ultrafiltration membranes.

Benefits of Ultrafor™:

  • Simplified maintenance
  • Compact unit
  • Less civil engineering work required
  • Scalable in terms of flow rates
  • Suitable for refurbishment of existing plants
  • Reliable solution to variations in the effluent load to be treated
  • Option of recycling the ultrafiltrated effluent

DGF (Dissolved Gas Flotation): elimination of hydrocarbons, suspended solids and pollutants associated with wastewater and water produced for the oil and gas industry.

Benefits of DGF:

  • Smooth operation
  • Water quality close to that of water produced with membranes

BTEX strippingelimination and recovery of volatile organic compounds in the wastewater and water produced for the oil and gas industry.

Benefits of BTEX stripping:

  • Elimination of BTEX contained in the water produced
  • Recovery of BTEX and their calorific value

Ibio™: treatment of desulphurisation gas effluent for the energy industry (elimination of nitrates, selenium, chromium, vanadium and arsenic).

Benefits of Ibio™:

  • Promotes the growth of the targeted microbial consortium
  • Automated control strategy to maintain reactor conditions
  • Sequential elimination of various pollutants

Oxyblue™: cutting-edge finishing treatment for wastewater based on ozonation and advanced biofiltration.

Benefits of Oxyblue™:

  • COD removal to allow the effluent to be reused
  • Reliability of membrane-based treatment and OPEX savings
  • Flexible use