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  • Matt’s sponsored walk

    Matt’s sponsored walk

    Next March, Matt Armstrong will be walking 100km in 24 hours to raise money for charity. Here are a few words from him: I hope you don’t mind but while we’ve got your undivided attention, I wanted to take the opportunity to call on your ...

  • Visit from Bangladeshi delegation

    Visit from Bangladeshi delegation

    Recently we’ve been helping the Chittagong Port Authority in Bangladesh to improve the operation of the reverse osmosis plants that supply water to the port. The port, which handles 90% of Bangladesh’s imports and exports, is one of the ...

  • Blue plaque for the founder of desalination

    Blue plaque for the founder of desalination

    It has recently come to light that one of the founding fathers of desalination, a Frenchman called Dr Alphonse Normandy, lived in London’s Bloomsbury in the 1850s. He developed equipment for desalinating sea water to produce drinking water, ...

  • Water purification membrane chemical experts, Genesys, win their third Queen’s Award for Enterprise

    Water purification membrane chemical experts, Genesys, win their third Queen’s Award for Enterprise

    For the third time its 15-year history, specialist chemicals manufacturer, Genesys International, has won a Queen’s Award for Enterprise. The award honours the company’s achievements in international trade. Genesys International has ...

  • Genasol 21cellulose acetate cleaner

    Genasol 21cellulose acetate cleaner

    Membrane manufacturers specify strict parameters for membrane cleaning chemical use, including pH and temperature. Extremes of alkalinity and temperature can result in hydrolysis of the cellulose acetate, or polyamide, rejection layer of a membrane. ...

  • Autopsies of the quarter

    Autopsies of the quarter

    Recently we’ve been looking back at records of some of the heaviest membranes that have been sent to our labs for autopsy.  In January, Max Fazel received a membrane that should have weighed 16.5kg (36lbs) but actually topped the scales ...

  • American Membrane Technology Association events

    American Membrane Technology Association events

    From 1-4 February we were at the AWWA/AMTA Membrane Technology Conference & Exposition in San Antonio, Texas. There were over 90 exhibitors and 140 papers presented. There was even a session in Spanish, where Fernando del Vigo presented a paper ...

  • pH-neutral membrane cleaning advances

    pH-neutral membrane cleaning advances

    Max Fazel has been beavering away at our UK lab looking at alternatives to the commonly-used ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid (EDTA) with a comparable cleaning effect but a much improved environmental profile. He has come up with a very ...

  • MM4 Membrane Master/The Next Generation of Scaling Prediction Software

    MM4 Membrane Master/The Next Generation of Scaling Prediction Software

    This year, Genesys International launched Membrane Master 4, at the Aquatech conference in Amsterdam. For a free download of the software >click here  Membrane Master is the world`s foremost scaling prediction program and ...

  • Welcome to the Christmas 2013 Genesys newsletter

    Welcome to the Christmas 2013 Genesys newsletter

    Another year nearly over and we are delighted to bring you a bumper Christmas edition of our newsletter. 2013 has been a fantastic year, with the launch of Genairclean, our new membrane cleaning system using microbubbles. ...

  • Aerated RO cleaning system launch

    Aerated RO cleaning system launch

    Microbubble Membrane Cleaning Following a three-year internal research project, Genesys International introduced its new, enhanced RO membrane cleaning system. In a paper presented at the IDA World Congress in Tianjin. According to senior research ...

  • Vote for Ursula

    Vote for Ursula

    Genesys founder, Ursula Annunziata, is up for re-election to the European Desalination Society (EDS) board of directors for 2012-2014. She has already served on the board for a number of years, helping Miriam Balaban with organising exhibitions and ...

  • Busy start to the year

    Busy start to the year

    It’s been a busy start to the year, with Genesys managers running around the globe presenting papers at various conferences, sharing great data from plants we’re treating with innovative new regimes. Stephane and Ursula attended the ...

  • Genesys on the telly

    Genesys on the telly

    Recently we were invited to contribute to a UK Trade and Investment TV documentary, entitled ‘The new economic powers – Britain and BRIC’. The programme, showcasing companies that export to Brazil, Russia, India and China, was ...

  • Micro-bubble cleaning

    Micro-bubble cleaning

    Genesol 703, our high ionic strength powder cleaner, has rapidly become our biggest selling cleaning product. It is particularly effective against clay and biofilm, which are notoriously difficult to clean. The product uses a unique cleaning ...

  • Spanish and Chinese versions of our website go live

    Spanish and Chinese versions of our website go live

    We’re pleased to announce that our new look website is now available in Chinese and Spanish as well as English. The membrane market in China is growing at an almost unbelievable pace, so we decided it was important to give this crucial market ...

  • IDA World Congress, Australia

    IDA World Congress, Australia

    Members of the Genesys team presented three papers at the congress, which you can now download from our website: Silvia Gallego – Reducing operational costs in high silica, 18,000 m3/day brackish water reverse osmosis in Arica, Chile Ted ...

  • Queen’s Award party

    Queen’s Award party

    Following our meeting with the Queen at Buckingham Palace in July, we formally received our second Queen’s Award from Her Majesty’s representative for Cheshire, Lord Lieutenant David Briggs. The Lord Lieutenant presented the award to ...

  • Ten-year anniversary trip to Athens

    Ten-year anniversary trip to Athens

    Last month 26 Genesys staff and partners gathered in Athens for a long weekend break to celebrate the company’s tenth anniversary. Fortunately we managed to avoid the riots and had a fantastic time. We enjoyed lots of long lunches, trips to ...

  • Distributors conference

    Distributors conference

    Our 5th Genesys Distributors Conference took place in June at the Etrop Grange Hotel. This elegant Edwardian mansion near Manchester hosted 38 delegates from 20 countries. The theme was ‘Selling Genesys products: a technical approach’. ...