Richard Alan Engineering and BASF have closed a license agreement for polymer make-up and dosing equipment for water treatment applications in Europe. Pictured signing the agreement is Robert Johnson Managing Director of Richard Alan Engineering with Mark Waddington, UK Sales Manager – Water Solutions of BASF.

Richard Alan Engineering Company Limited has been granted an exclusive license to manufacture and sell the BASF range of polymer handling, preparation and dosing equipment for water treatment applications in Europe excluding Spain, Denmark, Norway and Sweden. The agreement includes the JetWet®, AeroWet™, Alcotech® and PolyMEC® brands.

Arnaud Piroëlle, Business Management Water Solutions Europe, comments “We are confident that in choosing Richard Alan Engineering as our license partner, the European water treatment customers can continue to access high quality polymer make-up and dosing equipment.”

The BASF range complements the existing Richard Alan Engineering water treatment chemicals handling equipment portfolio. Robert Johnson summarises, “Richard Alan Engineering has been the manufacturer of this range of BASF equipment for over 15 years. The exclusive rights to market and distribute this established, market-leading range of equipment is a significant and exciting step forward for our company.”

BASF is the world’s leading chemical company: The Chemical Company. Its portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products and crop protection products to oil and gas. BASF combines economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. Through science and innovation, they enable their customers in almost every industry to meet the current and future needs of a changing society. BASF’s products and solutions contribute to conserving resources, ensuring nutrition and improving quality of life. They have summed up this contribution in their corporate purpose: “We create chemistry for a sustainable future”. BASF had sales of €72.1 billion in 2012 and more than 110,000 employees as of the end of the year. BASF shares are traded on the stock exchanges in Frankfurt (BAS), London (BFA) and Zurich (AN). Further information on BASF’s website

About Richard Alan Engineering Company Limited – Established for over forty years and being the largest company in the Richard Alan Group, West Yorkshire-based Richard Alan Engineering is a privately owned multi-disciplinary engineering company and employs around 150 people.

Richard Alan Engineering’s capabilities include design, mechanical and electrical engineering and installation, project management, fabrication, pipework, structural steelwork and manufactures a range of engineered equipment in the water, chemical, process and manufacturing industries. Further information regarding Richard Alan Engineering is available at Richard Alan Engineering and Richard Alan Water.