Press release: Indaver Impex takes over BEFRA Belgium's sludge dewatering activities

As of 1 January 2015 Indaver Impex BV based in 's Gravenpolder, the Netherlands, took over BEFRA Belgium bvba's sludge dewatering activities. This takeover fits in seamlessly with Indaver's ambitions for growth. With this takeover Indaver Impex is strengthening its position as the market leader in sludge dewatering in the Benelux countries.

In addition to the client portfolio, this takeover includes three mobile sludge dewatering units, comprised of chamber filter presses and a decanter centrifuge. The expansion of Indaver Impex's mobile fleet is necessary to fulfil the growing demand for mobile sludge dewatering services both within and outside of the Netherlands.

Service Provision

BEFRA's clients will benefit directly from working with a renowned international organisation such as Indaver Impex, whilst continuity on repeat projects and/or dewatering campaigns will be guaranteed by the advisory role that BEFRA will continue to perform over the next few years concerning its sludge dewatering activities.

Employment Opportunities

The takeover will not have any negative consequences for staff, all of the current job roles will be retained.

Indaver Impex

Indaver Impex has been active in sludge dewatering and waste water treatment internationally for around 25 years and has a fleet of around 50 mobile dewatering units. In 2013 Indaver achieved a turnover of 12 million euros. Indaver Impex BV comes under Indaver Nederland BV and is therefore part of the Indaver Group. This international group offers sustainable solutions for waste management to industry and public authorities through its concepts in Total Waste Management and Public Waste PartnershipS.

BEFRA Belgium bvba

BEFRA Belgium bvba has been active on the mobile dewatering market for around 9 years in particular in the food industry in the Netherlands and Belgium and achieved a turnover of 700,000 euros in 2013. After the takeover BEFRA Belgium bvba would like to further specialise in the sale and refurbishment of pumps.

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Jos Artois, Corporate Communication Manager
E-mail: jos.artois(at)indaver(dot)be
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