Jacobi Carbons AB to create a Reactivation Center in Spain
Jacobi Carbons AB announces the establishment of “Jacobi Carbons España S.L.” and what is to become Spain’s first Reactivation Service Center in Zaragoza, Spain. The plant will be opened in 2016 and will serve the growing demand of Jacobi’s customers in the municipal drinking water market on the Iberian Peninsula.
“In order to serve our customers in Spain more efficiently and in a more sustainable way, we have decided to create a Reactivation Center in Zaragoza. Jacobi’s position in the Spanish Reactivation market has been growing in the past few years. As a leading company in the Activated Carbon market, we aim to be close to our customers in order to serve them in the best way possible” says Remko Goudappel, President EMEA for Jacobi Carbons AB.
Reactivation of spent activated carbon permits the repeated re-use of this valuable adsorbent media. It is closely aligned with the comittment that Jacobi Carbons has to providing environmenally sensitive and sustainable opportunities for our customers. In addition the establishing of a local facility in Spain for reactivation, it will permit the development of a centre of excellence for our other activities in Spain, Portugal and Southern France.
Jacobi Carbons AB is the world’s second largest activated carbon company, and the world’s largest manufacturer of sustainable activated carbon products. It is the leading global company in Activated Carbon -, Mobile Filter Unit/Service – and Ion Exchange Resins business. This development in Spain represents the first of a number of expansion initiatives in 2016.