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:: Knelson and Deswik Announce Joint Venture Technology Agreement
Marking a significant step in the evolution of fine milling technology, Canadian-based Knelson, a recognized leader in mineral separation technology and Deswik International Ltd. have announced plans to enter a Joint Venture technology development, manufacturing and distribution agreement of the fine grinding mill technology.
“We are extremely pleased to make this announcement and I would like to acknowledge the effort and the spirit of good faith put forth by the management teams of both Deswik and Knelson in getting this agreement finalized” stated Brett Knelson; Knelson VP of Business Development.
“We view this as a strategic step for Knelson that further enhances our position as global leaders in the development of leading edge mineral technology in an area that is complementary to our current areas of focus. With this JV agreement we now have a solid framework on which to develop and market this exciting technology” Knelson went on to say.
Under the terms of the new JV, the Knelson-Deswik fine grind beaded mill will be manufactured in Canada by Knelson and distributed through Knelson’s wholly-owned subsidiaries and independent representative network spanning some 42 countries globally.
“From our perspective, we view Knelson as a company with a management structure and an operating philosophy very similar to our own. With the added benefit of their manufacturing expertise and established distribution network, we felt that they would make an excellent partner going forward” said Ian Lawler; Managing Director of Deswik.
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