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Dürr closes acquisition in the industrial environmental technology business

October 8, 2018

Bietigheim-Bissingen, October 8th, 2018 – Dürr has completed the previously announced acquisition of the industrial environmental technology business of the US company Babcock & Wilcox (B&W) as of October, 5th, 2018. The transaction creates one of the leading global providers of air pollution and noise control technologies offering companies from all industries a broad range of solutions for tightening emissions regulations worldwide. The addition of the regional offices of the two environmental technology specialists, MEGTEC and Universal, significantly increases Dürr's global presence and provides a strong global platform for serving customers.

B&W MEGTEC Introduces Complete Lithium-Ion Battery Electrode Manufacturing Line

September 11, 2018

  • Leverages product development and process improvement capabilities with those of world-class partners

(De Pere, Wis. – Sept. 11, 2018) Babcock & Wilcox MEGTEC (B&W MEGTEC) has launched a complete lithium-ion battery electrode manufacturing line in an operating layout that improves flexibility, quality, cost-effectiveness, and speed-to-market.

B&W Announces Agreement to Sell MEGTEC and Universal

June 06, 2018

(CHARLOTTE, N.C. – June 6, 2018) – Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises, Inc. (B&W) (NYSE:BW) announced that it had signed a definitive agreement to sell its MEGTEC and Universal businesses to Dürr AG (“Dürr”) for $130 million, subject to adjustment.

B&W MEGTEC Enters Strategic Partnership for Lithium-Ion Battery Manufacturing Technology

March 27, 2018 

  • Wide-web GigaCoaterTM coating system will anchor development projects
  • Establishes B&W MEGTEC’s position in Lithium-Ion Battery manufacturing market

(De Pere, Wis. – March 27, 2018) – Babcock & Wilcox MEGTEC (B&W MEGTEC) announced today, that its wholly owned subsidiary B&W MEGTEC, has signed a strategic partnership agreement with Magnis Resources Limited and Charge CCCV (C4V) to provide its GigaCoater™ wide-web coating line for manufacturing lithium-ion battery electrodes for use in future Magnis and C4V manufacturing projects.

B&W MEGTEC Awarded Contract to Supply Coating Equipment to Maker of Lithium-Ion Batteries

April 24, 2018

(CHARLOTTE, N.C. – April 24, 2018) – Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises, Inc. (B&W) (NYSE:BW) announced today that its subsidiary, Babcock & Wilcox MEGTEC (B&W MEGTEC), has been awarded a contract for more than $15 million to design and supply battery coating equipment to K.R. ENERGY Group subsidiary FIB S.r.l. for a lithium-ion battery manufacturing facility currently under construction in Teverola, Italy.

Louisiana-Pacific Selects B&W MEGTEC CleanSwitch® RTO Technology

December 04, 2017


  • VOC control system to be installed at Alabama OSB operation

(De Pere, Wis., Dec. 04, 2017)  Babcock & Wilcox MEGTEC (B&W MEGTEC), a subsidiary of Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises, Inc., announces it has been chosen by Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (LP) to install a B&W MEGTEC CleanSwitch® regenerative thermal oxidizer (RTO) system at its OSB plant in Hanceville, Ala.

B&W MEGTEC Introduces the GigaCoater™ for Lithium-Ion Battery Electrodes

September 12, 2017

(De Pere, Wis. – Sept. 12, 2017) Babcock & Wilcox MEGTEC (B&W MEGTEC) has launched the GigaCoater™ wide-web coating system for lithium-ion battery electrodes.

B&W MEGTEC Awarded Contract to Supply Industrial Air Pollution Control Technology

September 01, 2017

  • The VOC abatement system features regenerative thermal oxidizer (RTO) systems for both press and drying operations for Swiss Krono

(DE PERE, Wis. – September 1, 2017) Babcock & Wilcox MEGTEC (B&W MEGTEC), a subsidiary of Babcock & Wilcox (B&W), has been awarded a contract to supply emission control equipment to a fiberboard manufacturing plant in South Carolina.

B&W MEGTEC Launches New Drying Lab

July 10, 2017

  • In-house bench-top drying system profiles drying characteristics of coatings and substrates from small-size samples 

(De Pere, Wis. – July 10, 2017) Babcock & Wilcox MEGTEC (B&W MEGTEC) has developed an exclusive in-house drying lab with a bench-top system for capturing the drying behavior of coatings on web-based substrates using small-size samples approximately 5 inches by 5 inches. 

B&W Acquires Universal Acoustic & Emission Technologies, Inc.

January 11, 2017

  • Synergistic bolt-on to industrial segment
  • Expands natural gas end-market exposure

(CHARLOTTE, N.C. – January 11, 2017) – Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises, Inc. (B&W) (NYSE:BW) has acquired Universal Acoustic & Emission Technologies, Inc. (UniversalAET), a Wisconsin-based provider of custom-engineered acoustic, emission and filtration solutions, effective today.