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Monday 09 December, 2013

Amiad Water Systems

Amiad awarded contract to supply US Navy

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Amiad Water Systems Ltd
09 December 2013

9 December 2013


Amiad Water Systems Ltd.

("Amiad" or "the Company")


Amiad USA Awarded Contract to Supply the Next US Navy Carrier with Automatic Self-Cleaning Screen Filters


Amiad (AIM: AFS), a leading global producer of water treatment and filtration solutions, announces that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Amiad USA, Inc. ("Amiad USA"), has been awarded a contract by Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS), a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII), to supply Amiad automatic self-cleaning screen filters for the aircraft carrier John F. Kennedy (CVN 79), the second ship of the new class of of US Navy aircraft carriers.


This follows the successful installation of Amiad filters in the first carrier of the class, the USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78), which was launched on 17 November 2013. Under the terms of the contract, Amiad will supply a pre-filtration solution providing protection for the reverse osmosis ("RO") system to provide fresh water. Amiad's filtration solution was selected to extend the life of the RO membranes as well as reduce operating costs.


Arik Dayan, CEO of Amiad Water Systems, said: "We are delighted to be supplying the next US aircraft carrier with our advanced filters as it emphasizes the important role Amiad's solutions perform within the filtration process - as per our strategy to be at the heart of any water system throughout the world. We're proud that HII has chosen to award this contract to Amiad, which demonstrates the strength of our offering, and we look forward to working with them and successfully delivering this project." 


Amiad USA, with facilities in Mooresville, NC and Oxnard, CA, offers a complete line of filtration products ranging from 3500 micron to as low as 10 micron in a variety of materials with which to customize the most effective filtration solutions for the municipal, industrial, irrigation, oil & gas and ballast water segments.




Amiad Water Systems Ltd.

Arik Dayan, Chief Executive Officer

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About Amiad


Amiad Water Systems (AIM: AFS) is a leading global producer of automatic, self-cleaning water treatment and filtration products and systems. Through its engineering skills and ability to innovate, Amiad provides cost-effective "green" solutions for the industrial, municipal, irrigation, oil & gas and ballast water markets. In these segments its patented products are being integrated into the core of systems for filtration and water treatment, micro irrigation and membrane protection, wastewater and potable water treatment, cooling systems and sea water filtration.


Headquartered in Israel, Amiad provides these solutions through nine subsidiaries and a comprehensive network of over 170 distributors to customers in more than 80 countries.


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