BURNABY, BC, Feb. 14, 2012 /CNW/ - IWG Technologies, Inc is pleased to
announce the signing of a Letter of Agreement between Embraer SA of
Brazil and International Water-Guard Industries, Inc. for the optional
installation of the IWG-A4 ultraviolet water treatment unit on Embraer
Legacy 600 and Legacy 650 aircraft.
"This is an important milestone for both IWG and Embraer," said David
Fox, IWG's president & CEO. "For us, this is the beginning of a formal
relationship with a very important and growing airframe manufacturer.
For Embraer, this marks the introduction of active ultraviolet water
treatment as a product option for their business jets. This will allow
passengers and crew to benefit from a unique water-borne contamination
protection system, wherever they are in the world," he added.
The first installation will be of an IWG-A4 water treatment unit on
Embraer's demonstrator Legacy 650 aircraft in San Jose dos Campos,
Brazil. The installation has been designed by International
Water-Guard, and their Brazilian partners Avionics Services of Sao
Paulo. It will be authorized under an ANAC STC, which will be followed
by an FAA STC. The package will then be available for order for
"green" Legacy 600/ 650 aircraft as well as retrofit, and may be
ordered through Embraer Business Jets as well as International
IWG Technologies, Inc is the public holding company for International
Water-Guard Industries Inc., a Canadian aerospace company focusing on
aircraft potable water treatment, water systems, heaters and
components. IWG has expertise in all aspects of water treatment, and
has the products and know-how to provide high quality water for
passengers and crew, and lightweight, space saving solutions for the
On behalf of the Board of Directors
IWG Technologies, Inc
International Water-Guard Industries Inc.
"David C. Fox"
President and CEO
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approvals will not be obtained and that suitable additional businesses
may not be identified. IWG assumes no future obligation to update
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