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ELGA Process Water changes its name to Veolia Water Technologies. Having traded as ELGA Process Water for over a decade becoming part of'one Veolia' allows the company to go beyond customers' expectations in technology, innovation, customer service and delivery.
New, purpose‑designed offices - Veolia Water Technologies moves to new high tech offices in High Wycombe. It's equipped with the latest technology which will help promote our culture of working smarter, streamline our processes and integrate our systems, making all aspects ofcustomer contact more efficient; from sales enquiries and contract execution to technical support and booking service engineers.
Headquarters move to new Marlow with centralised services for ELGA Process Water and subsidiary brands.
A purpose built regeneration station is built in Stoke-on-Trent
Veolia Environnement (formally Vivendi Water) acquired ELGA Process Water and its subsidiaries including USF and Permutit. The ELGA Process Water name remains as a brand within Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies.
United States Filter (USF), leaders in water treatment equipment in the US, acquire Culligan, Memtec and Kinetics.
The Industrial Systems division is rebranded and becomes ELGA Process Water.
ELGA expands and grows in a number of divisions: Laboratory Products, Industrial Systems, Regeneration and Service
ELGA sets up Industrial Systems Division to manufacture large RO units.
1960 - 1968
ELGA establishes itself as a leading supplier of lab water purification systems and introduces Reverse Osmosis to its range of technologies.
ELGA fills a gap in the market by introducing the concept of bulk reactivation of ion-exchange resins in a regeneration station.ELGA make history by launching the first deioniser to incorporate exchangeable cartridges.
Walter takes an interest in the'furring up' that occurs when electric steam irons are filled with hard water and begins selling ion-exchange resins to purify the water,
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Walter Lorch set up ELGA to market electrical & gas appliances, resulting in the name ELGA - ELectricity and GAs (based in Lane End, Buckinghamshire).