Pumps manufacturer opened a water technology center in California to promote water research and develop sustainable solutions.

Grundfos Pumps opened its newly built Water Technology Center in Fresno, Calif., with a ribbon-cutting ceremony that included from left, Heins Kart Pedersen, Grundfos president; Minna Due Jensen and husband Niels Due Jensen, Grundfos Foundation chairman; William Covino, Fresno State University provost; Kirk Nagamine, CEO of Central Valley Business Incubator project and Henrik Skov Laursen, who heads the new facility.


Manufacturer Grundfos Pumps with North American headquarters in Olathe, Kan., has opened its newly built Water Technology Center in Fresno, Calif., to promote water research and develop sustainable solutions. Niels Due Jensen, Grundfos chairman and son of the company’s founder, cut the ribbon at the official opening of the facility.

To promote innovation in the water industry, the center will partner with groups such as the International Center for Water Technology at Fresno State University and the Central Valley Business Incubator project, as well as with companies whose businesses relate to water use. The center will offer those involved in water research access to Grundfos resources, helping to catalyze solutions to water scarcity challenges. It will function as a hub for linking research with business development.

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