Membrion pioneers new approach to cooling tower water treatment to reduce water needs in manufacturing processes

Every industry faces the need to cool down equipment to execute their manufacturing processes. Often, cooling towers are used to achieve this outcome. Membrion recently completed a pilot showing successful results in significantly reducing cooling tower blowdown (also called “bleed down”) with minimal pre-treatment and no chemicals. Our approach was a departure from traditional cooling tower water treatments as we … Read More

Magna Imperio Systems and Membrion Announce Strategic Partnership

By: MI Systems HOUSTON – Oct. 5, 2022 – Magna Imperio Systems® Corp. (MI Systems) and Membrion® are partnering to provide the next generation of high-recovery desalination of groundwater and waste brines. The two companies will leverage Membrion’s CeramIX® ion exchange membranes with MI Systems’ END® technology. Membrion’s CeramIX membranes provide industry-leading high flux, low scaling performance under harsh water treatment conditions, including low pH and … Read More

Membrion receives DOE award for novel manufacturing of desalination membranes

SBIR award to improve quality and mainstream ceramic desalination for water savings Seattle, September 8, 2022 – Membrion announced today that it received a $1.1 million grant from the United States Department of Energy (DOE), Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO), through the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program. The Phase II Award will support a two-year project to develop, implement, and … Read More

Water & Technology Shortages – How Membrion Impacts Both

In the United States, the CHIPS and Science Act of 2022 passed recently, and again the world is focused on the microelectronics industry. Chips are semiconductor component parts and Membrion’s ceramic desalination membranes are effectively treating water in this industry. Semiconductor manufacturing processes involve large quantities of water and create harsh wastewater conditions that are well suited for CeramIX® membranes Regardless of location, water … Read More

BlueTech Forum Research Event

Greg recently traveled to Vancouver to attend the Blue Tech Forum 2022 where the focus was a radical collaboration for regeneration. Since 2010, BlueTech Forum has brought together the brightest minds in the global water sector to find solutions to water challenges. This year, the focus was on creating dynamic partnerships, the key to achieving bold progress in the areas … Read More

Membrion’s Ceramic Desalination Processes – Not Your Typical EDR

Ceramic desalination is an emerging process being leveraged across multiple industries. It’s being used to enhance the efficiency of existing, challenging water treatment processes and to recycle wastewater that was otherwise too expensive to recover. Ceramic desalination is electrodialysis, but with game-changing new performance. Here is a primer on this process. Ceramic desalination is a method which allows for separation … Read More

Membrion CEO, Greg Newbloom, Travels to Singapore International Water Week

In April 2022, Membrion’s CEO and founder, Greg Newbloom, traveled to Singapore after a special invitation to be part of the Singapore International Water Week (SIWW). This was Asia’s first large-scale gathering for the water industry since the pandemic, and Greg was honored to meet and gather in-person with the many industry leaders that he has collaborated with virtually for … Read More

Membrion Brings Innovation to Semiconductor Industry Initiative

Membrion recently announced they are one of three water technology industry finalists for the Startups for Semiconductor Sustainability initiative led by SEMI. We recently caught up with our founder and CEO Greg Newbloom to learn more about this honor.  “Semiconductor companies are experiencing extremely high demand. The industry’s challenges, including its expanding requirements for water and energy, are in the … Read More