FMC Corp. (NYSE: FMC) on May 2 launched FMC Environmental Solutions, a new division that integrates the company's products and solutions that prevent or remediate contamination of air, soil and water.
FMC Environmental Solutions features three business units. The Air Pollution Control division serves the power utility and manufacturing industries. Its solutions focus on hydrogen peroxide for the removal of oxides of nitrogen (NOx) from air or flue gas; and the removal of acid gases and the use of trona and sodium bicarbonate in dry sorbent injection through FMC's joint venture, Natronx.
The Soil and Groundwater Remediation business unit develops and markets chemistries for remediation of normal and halogenated organics and metals. Its solutions treat the full spectrum of source, plume and groundwater issues.
Water Treatment, the division's third business unit, integrates FMC's chemistries from its Peroxygens business that offer municipal wastewater facilities an alternative to traditional chlorine technology. Its solutions will also focus on water treatment in the oil and gas exploration market offering chemistries that neutralize sulfur reducing bacteria.
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