Haldon to join SciDev to accelerate growth in the Australian and US water markets

Haldon Industries has entered into an agreement to be acquired by SciDev – a leader in the development and application of both chemistry and process control for solids- liquid separation.

The acquisition of Haldon Industries (Haldon) provides SciDev with immediate scale in the water treatment vertical complementing the organic growth opportunities and revenue SciDev is generating across the mining, oil & gas and infrastructure verticals.

“Haldon Industries and SciDev share a common vision for the future growth of our business in the Australian market and the opportunities that such growth will provide for our staff.  It is rare that two companies share a common approach and culture as we look forward to being part of the SciDev business as we continue to challenge that status quo in the water solutions market.” said Sean Halpin, Commercial Director and co-Founder of Haldon Industries.

Jake Reardon, Technical Director and co-Founder of Haldon Industries commented “We are very excited to be joining the SciDev business. We look forward to continuing to create significant value in the growing market for treating PFAS which has become a significant issue in large mining, construction, and infrastructure projects in Australia and across the globe.  Haldon will now be able to accelerate its ambition to become a key player in the Australian and US Water markets.”

SciDev’s Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Lewis Utting, said “Through our international networks and customer base, SciDev will be able to leverage Haldon’s solutions to address the global opportunities that resides in water treatment, further driving our scale and growth opportunities. Importantly, Haldon are the leader in Australia for addressing persistent organic pollutants, especially per -and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS). This sector presents significant opportunities for the business to leverage of each other’s knowledge base to provide a complete solution to large- scale mining, construction, and infrastructure projects.

Haldon’s way of doing business and their engineering-led bespoke approach to solving their clients water treatment problems is highly aligned with SciDev’s approach and culture.  We welcome Jake, Sean and the remainder of the Haldon team to SciDev and we look forward to driving business growth together in 2021 and beyond.”

Sean Halpin and Jake Reardon will continue to lead the growth of the business.

Find the press release from SciDev here.

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