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Posted: Nov 29, 2010
SwissINSO Announces the Signing of a Sales Contract for its Krystall Water Purification Unit - the First in North Africa
(Nanowerk News) SwissINSO Holding Inc., a leader in the development and application of solar-powered energy solutions, today announced the signing of a sales contract for its Krystall 100% solar-powered water purification-desalination unit, to be installed in southern Algeria. This sales agreement is significant as it comes only 8 months after the launch of the product.
"Krystall units are particularly well-suited to address the extreme and chronic clean-water shortages of countries like Algeria" said SwissINSO VP Paul de Belay. "We're very pleased with the decision to choose our technology. This agreement also represents an important opportunity for the growth of our business in the North Africa region", he added.
Working in conjunction with a local partner and distributor, the unit is expected to be fully-functional by early April 2011 and will serve as a showcase for other regions in Algeria and neighboring countries.
Krystall is the world's first high-volume fully solar-powered turnkey water purification system housed within two standard 40-ft (12.2m) containers. Its patented reverse-osmosis technology can purify up to 100,000 litres per day of brackish/contaminated water or 50,000 liters of seawater into pure drinking water. Operating and maintenance costs are a fraction of conventional units.
Krystall is perfectly suited for servicing remote towns and villages, humanitarian and relief situations, hotels, islands and turnkey camps.
A video description of the Krystall water purification system can be found at http://www.vps-prod.com/~video/Krystall_ANG.mov_b.html. Its ease of assembly is demonstrated in a virtual tour at http://www.swissinso.com/static/products/krystall.html.
SwissINSO utilizes its proprietary intellectual property assets to provide environmentally friendly, innovative 100% solar-energy solutions and related technologies to meet growing global needs. The company's goal is to become a world leader in turn-key solutions using renewable energy for the purification and desalination of water and the cooling and heating of buildings. (http://www.SwissINSO.com)
SwissINSO has two core businesses: KRYSTALL™ is the world's first high-volume, 100% solar-powered turnkey water purification system contained within two 40-ft (12.2m) containers. Its second product, KLYMAA™, uses nano-composite solar coating technology to heat and cool buildings via solar-collector glass fašade panels in a wide variety of colors and treatments.