Nijhuis Industries to acquire Deba UK Ltd.

Press release 30th September 2019. Doetinchem, the Netherlands | London, England.

Nijhuis Industries, the Dutch based Water and Wastewater company, represented in the UK by Nijhuis Industries UK & Ireland, has agreed to acquire Deba UK Ltd to complement its existing portfolio of services.

Menno M. Holterman and Ronald Ruijtenberg with the new Nijhuis DEBA UK team

Strengthen the existing capabilities
The acquisition of Deba UK Ltd (performed by KBS Corporate) is effective immediately and is part of the Nijhuis Industries group strategy of increasing its portfolio of water and wastewater services and also growing its presence in the UK and Ireland. delivering solid and adaptive solutions for a sustainable and resilient future. The Company will be renamed Nijhuis DEBA Ltd and its offices in Wokingham will be added to its existing presence in Truro and Bristol.

Since 1972, DEBA UK Ltd has provided engineering services, products and technologies that enable organisations to meet their health, safety and environmental obligations in the areas of Legionella compliance as well as water and ventilation hygiene. It is a proven provider of mechanical and chemical solutions for cooling towers and also provides wastewater bio-organic catalyst applications.

Menno M. Holterman, Nijhuis Industries CEO, commented that ‘The DEBA suite of services is an excellent fit with our global vision of providing water and wastewater services that recognise the increasing scarcity of water resources and that contribute to the circular economy’. Mike Platt, DEBA UK Ltd Managing Director added ‘I am confident that this acquisition is good for the Company and for the employees and will open-up many opportunities for the business going forward.

Menno M. Holterman added that ‘the acquisition would result in an integrated turnkey offer for water and wastewater solutions offering customers a ‘one-stop shop’ and benefit from Nijhuis added value services like i-Consult, i-Monitoring & Control and Operations. Therewith also addressing the fast growing demand to deliver solid and adaptive solutions for a sustainable and resilient future.

Mike Platt will continue to work for the combined group as Nijhuis DEBA Business Development Director. As of October 15th Ian Stentiford has been appointed Managing Director Nijhuis UK & Ireland.

About Nijhuis Industries
Nijhuis Industries delivers solid solutions for sustainable water use & resource recovery, with the highest level of intelligent innovations across a wide range of industries. We meet today’s challenges, as well as those of the future, as a response towards a CIRCULAR economy in a ‘fluid’ world. To accommodate the customer’s requirements, Nijhuis offers customized installations to create profit out of (waste)water, process water and waste.

At Nijhuis Industries it is our mission to help customers to reduce, reuse and recover water and resources to create profit. We help our valued customers to meet their increasingly demanding sustainability requirements, lower their environmental footprint, combine productivity and energy efficiency, and reduce life cycle cost at the same time.

With headquarters in the Netherlands, Nijhuis Industries is active in all geographical regions around the world, serving over 2,600 reference sites from its Sales & Service Centers in China, Dubai, Germany, Poland, Russia, Singapore, U.K. and Ireland, USA & Latin America.

Nijhuis Industries UK & Ireland
Nijhuis Industries UK & Ireland has a long-established history in the UK and the current operation was formed following the acquisition of H2OK Water and Energy by Nijhuis Industries in 2013. The two companies had previously worked together for over 15 years.

The company currently provides consultancy, design & build, maintenance and operational services for industrial and municipal wastewater, commercial and residential sewage treatment, floodwater and infrastructure projects.

Nijhuis Industries UK & Ireland is able to offer a complete single source solution and a true ‘turnkey’ capability. There are over 400 reference sites in the UK across the food and beverage, municipal water, holiday and leisure and development and infrastructure markets.

For more information

Nijhuis Industries
Menno M. Holterman
Chief Executive Officer
Phone: +31 (0) 314 749 012