Below is the official press release of our new partner in RO Membranes.

LG Water Solutions, a business division of LG Chem (South Korea), is pleased to announce the UDEC Group (South Africa) as its official channel partner for the supply, technical and commercial support of LG NanoH2O™ reverse osmosis membranes.

Founded in 2004 as a technology supplier for the Southern African industrial sector, UDEC Group has become the region’s trusted supplier for process materials, specialty chemicals, and adsorbents.

Xander Kock, Managing Director of UDEC Group, states, “We believe that the application of membrane separation technology will continue to grow in the local market. For us, it has therefore been an easy decision to partner with one of the world’s leading membrane manufacturers to supplement our range of premium separation technologies.”

South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho, Eswatini, Namibia has some of the world’s largest natural resource industries, such as mining and agriculture. Both companies aim to deliver innovative and sustainable water treatment solutions to these industries to improve plant efficiency.

Massimiliano (Max) Gennari, Senior Sales Director for Europe & Africa at LG Chem, also commented. “We have high confidence in our new partnership with the UDEC Group. Their expertise in specific industrial segments highly compliments our brackish water and seawater RO product portfolio. UDEC’s accomplished management in supply chain and customer relationship will allow us to reach a wide range of water treatment companies and end-users requiring a consistent supply of clean water and reliable operations.”

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To learn more about the partnership and its objectives, or to arrange an interview, contact:

Martin You, LG Water Solutions

(US) +1 424 352 5042

About the UDEC Group

Founded in 2004 as a technology supplier for the Southern Africa industrial sector, UDEC Group has become the region’s trusted partner for supplying and supporting process materials, specialty chemicals, and adsorbents. The UDEC Group prides itself on sourcing best-in-class technology and backing this up with unmatched technical and logistics support. Their key market sectors include water treatment, petrochemical, mining, food and beverage, air and gas, and general industries. For more information, please visit

About LG Chem / LG Water Solutions

LG Chem manufactures NanoH2O™ seawater and brackish water reverse osmosis (RO) membrane elements based on the ground-breaking Thin-Film Nanocomposite (TFN) technology. TFN technology improves membrane performance by embedding benign nanoparticles on the membrane surface and increases flux by 20% without compromising salt rejection. For more information, please visit