Culligan has signed an agreement with African brand distributor, CFAO, in an attempt to develop opportunities in the water treatment market in Africa
According to the agreement, Culligan will provide water treatment equipment and services to residential, commercial and industrial customers.
The initial deal will cover Nigeria, Ghana, Congo, DR Congo, Côte d'Ivoire and Cameroon, with the potential of expanding to more than 20 countries across Africa.
Culligan senior vice-president EMEA, Laurence Bower, said, “We are delighted to partner with CFAO to build a leading water business. The strategic partnership brings the water technology and expertise of Culligan together with CFAO’s unrivalled service network and distribution experience. This combination will enable us to bring world class water solutions and service to customers in the residential, commercial and industrial sectors.”
CFAO development senior vice-president, Xavier Desjobert, said, “The need for treated water is growing exponentially in Africa. With Culligan, we are able to address the major segments of the market taking advantage of an up-to-date and robust technology.
“We are proud to associate the Culligan and CFAO brands, and our teams are enthusiastic about this new business. Both companies have already great expectations for the near future.”