For the pharmaceutical industry, they manufacture a nitro-phenolic intermediary for the manufacture of analgesic paracetamol.
The company was founded in 1956, and acquired by the state in 1970. It was then privatized in 1992 by the Fertimex Company, a dynamic group of Mexican investors. Techem currently has 30% of the Mexican insecticide market and exports approximately 50% of their production.
AQUACLEAN APPLICATION IN THE PESTICIDE FACTORY
OPERATING PARAMETERS VOLUME OF WATER TREATED - 72M 3
APPLICATION 2 Liters daily
Residence time 6 days
FLOW 10M 3/H
RESULTS: 45 days after the AquaClean application, the COD dropped by 77.88% utilizing a dose of 27ppm in the oxidation lagoon which had a recycling rate of 12m3 per day on average, and maximum discharges of 10m3 per hour. To this day, AquaClean continues to be applied daily.
The Company was at risk of being permanently closed by the authorities because of the irritating odor that came from the plant, as well as the high COD levels in the wastewater which were higher than legal parameters. After initiating the AquaClean usage, the Company has remained open without risk of closure from the authorities.