Membrane distillation comes back from the dead

After the highly acrimonious liquidation of his previous company in 2016, membrane distillation pioneer Wolfgang Heinzl returned triumphantly this month to the Achema tradeshow in Frankfurt with a 144m3 /d water-for-injection unit.

His new venture, EvCon, is backed by Issad Rebrab’s Cevital group, which is the largest private company in Algeria. Heinzl was one of the original founders of...

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