Hong Kong-based EPIC Group, a leading garment manufacturer for global brands has announced its strategic partnership with Arvind Envisol, water treatment business of Arvind Ltd. This partnership aims at integrating best practices of water and wastewater treatment and use, thereby reducing the environmental footprint across manufacturing units of EPIC Group in Bangladesh, Vietnam, Ethiopia, Jordan and future projects in India.
The EPIC Group has a global footprint across Africa, Asia, UAE & Unites States. The group’s business was formed in 1971 and from 2005, it has evolved to become a leading manufacturer and trusted supplier to valued clients, focusing on innovation, state-of-the-art technology & cutting-edge design.
Environmental sustainability is at the centre of this partnership as goals of both companies are well aligned to reduce and reuse water. For Arvind Envisol, this partnership signifies their expansion into Bangladesh for the water treatment solutions.
Through this partnership Arvind Envisol will provide its expertise in water treatment to 3 plants of EPIC in the first phase. It will be later extended to other plants of the group. Arvind Envisol will provide technological solutions to achieve ZDHC progressive discharge standards using technologies such as Membrane Bio Reactors (MBR), Ultra-filtration (UF).
Speaking on the partnership Mr. Punit Lalbhai, Chairman, Arvind Envisol, mentioned: “We are passionate about this partnership with EPIC Group, known for its leadership in sustainability. This partnership will help boost sustainable water treatment solutions, without hampering productivity. Our capabilities in areas like water treatment, industrial effluent treatment across sectors and sewage treatment ensure that we contribute towards water conservation and reducing water pollution and wastage to a great extent. We are happy to enter into a new geography for our business with a partner such as EPIC.”
In second phase of the partnership, the parties will work together to develop and implement technology solutions to reuse treated wastewater in processes to significantly reduce the use of groundwater. Arvind Envisol will help with expertise based on regular audits and observations.
Mr. Ranjan Mahtani, Chairman, EPIC Group, said: “We are happy to partner with a globally credible name in water treatment business – Arvind Envisol. Sustainability is part of our culture driven by advanced technology, innovation and continuous improvement. This partnership will help both companies meet their ambitious sustainability aims and implement best in class wastewater treatment. The common endeavour is always to exceed industry expectations”.