Greentech Lead America: FMC Corporation has launched FMC
The new division integrates the company’s products and
solutions that prevent or remediate contamination of air, soil and water.
The new division is part of FMC’s Vision 2015
strategy. The launch of FMC Environmental Solutions marks another
milestone in achieving FMC’s growth objectives, and builds on the company’s
long history in the industrial, manufacturing and energy sectors.
FMC is keen to increase focus and investment in the
growing market for cost-sustainable and environmentally-friendly solutions in
remediation and pollution prevention.
“Today’s announcement further strengthens our
commitment to give customers better answers for their most pressing
environmental issues. With a unified global platform of products and a proven
track record across five continents, we are in a better position to help
customers tackle the critical issues of cost and compliance, head
on,” said Mark Douglas, president of FMC Industrial Chemicals.
FMC Environmental Solutions features three business
Air Pollution Control serves the power utility and
manufacturing industries. Its solutions focus on hydrogen peroxide for the
removal of oxides of nitrogen (NOx) from air or flue gas and removal of acid
FMC’s Soil and Groundwater Remediation business unit
markets chemistries for remediation of normal and halogenated organics and
metals. Its solutions treat the full spectrum of source, plume and
FMC’s Water Treatment solutions will focus on water
treatment in the oil and gas exploration market offering chemistries that
neutralize sulfur reducing bacteria.
The division will integrate and leverage its core
products, research and technical innovation, application knowledge, and global
relationships across the air, soil and water markets.
FMC Environmental Solutions will increase the company’s
speed-to-market and access to resources in the United States and in
rapidly developing economies worldwide.
“Our century-old reputation in responsible
practices, combined with our extensive experience in helping clients around the
world, gives us a deeper understanding of the key issues our customers face
every day,” said Amy O’Shea, division manager of FMC Environmental