Timeline

Established in 1924

The British Hanovia Quartz Lamp Co Ltd is founded in Slough, holding various patents and manufacturing rights across the British Empire

1992

The new low pressure WS 200 Series is introduced

1994

Riverside Leisure Centre in Exeter is the first in the UK to install UV for swimming pool water treatment (supplied by Hanovia)

2001

The company’s technical expertise is recognised with a Queen’s Award for Innovation for the SuperTOC, a UV system for removing contaminants from ultrapure water used in electronics manufacturing

2007

The company opens a sales and service office in Shanghai, China

2009

Hanovia wins the Ringier ‘Technology Innovation Award’ for the beverage market in China. The company subsequently wins the award again in 2012 and 2013.

2011

PureLine, PharmaLine and SwimLine are launched to support specific market requirements in the beverage, pharmaceutical and leisure industries respectively

2014

Hanovia’s UV Application Centre is opened in Shanghai, China, enhancing the research and development of UV science by working with industrial partners to better understand UV applications and to deliver optimised UV technology

2016

The newly revamped PharmaLine Dechlorination (DC) range is launched for the pharmaceutical market, using an optimum dose to deliver industry-leading efficiency in the removal of chloramines

1927

Hanovia extends its operations overseas, appointing distributors in Australia, India and New Zealand

1993

Hanovia is the first company to gain approval for its dose control technology from the US Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA)

1997

Hanovia launches the Photon medium pressure UV system with dose monitoring, providing real-time performance information

2006

The AF3 low pressure, amalgam UV system is launched for industrial applications such as pharmaceutical and beverage production. With a unique L-shaped UV chamber, it was designed using state-of-the-art computational fluid dynamics (CFD) software, ensuring optimised water treatment

2008

Hanovia relocates to new, larger premises in Slough, giving the company scope to significantly increase production

2010

The company partners with Wartsila to produce a UV treatment system to prevent invasive species being transported in the ballast water of ships

2012

The award-winning, 3rd party accredited PQ (Performance Qualified) range for the beverage and pharmaceutical markets is launched, providing an optimum level of bio-security

2015

The UV Energy Optimised (UVEO) product platform is launched with the PureLine UVEO and SwimLine UVEO, which can tackle various flow rates with a single medium pressure UV lamp. UVEO systems provide energy savings of up to 60% compared with conventional UV systems

 

2017

Today – 80% of Hanovia’s business is export, with 20% of turnover from China





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