Excerpts from an exclusive interview with Mr. Koichi Matsui, CMD, UEM India.
Q1. Please tell us about UEM and the solutions that the company offers.

UEM India, a part of Toshiba Group is an international multi-disciplinary environmental services company, headquartered in India that specializes in providing turn-key services in water and wastewater management. In September 2015, UEM became a Toshiba Group company and we have a unique opportunity to deliver breakthrough technology and quality control to our Indian clients. With the synergy between Toshiba and UEM, we are committed to the mission of Clean India – FOR THE NEXT INDIA.
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UEM, a Toshiba Group company, Wins Rs. 220 crore DBO Contract for Wastewater Treatment and Recycle Facility in Oman
NEW DELHI: — UEM India Private Limited (UEM), a water services company of Toshiba Group in India, today announced winning a major design builds and operate (DBO) contract for a wastewater treatment and recycling plant in Oman.… Read More

New Milestone in Toshiba & UEM History
On 15th September Toshiba has increased its stake in UEM India Pvt. Ltd. to 80%, in a strategic step focused towards fortifying its Water and Waste-water Management business in India and its neighboring countries. The Group appointed Mr. Koichi Matsui as Chairperson and Managing Director. Mr. Matsui will assume responsibilities for managing UEM along with Krishan Kshetry…  Read More

Mr. Koichi Matsui Appointed As Chairperson and Managing Director For UEM India

Acquiring majority control in UEM India Private Limited (UEM), an international water services company, by Toshiba Corporation (Toshiba) for its enhancing water management business in India, Toshiba India Private Limited (TIPL)
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Waste Water Treatment Plant for JBF Mangalore PTA Plant

UEM was awarded a prestigious contract in November 2013 to build a WWTP for JBF Petrochemicals Ltd.
JBF with Technip as PMC is developing a 1.25 MMT p.a. capacity ‘Purified Terephthalic Acid’ (PTA) plant, which will be amongst the largest in India, in SEZ, Mangalore. JBF needed an Effluent Treatment Plant to treat all liquid effluent streams coming from this PTA plant, and Utility Units.
UEM was selected to construct the WWTP consisting of Surge and Equalization System, Anaerobic Treatment System (including UASB reactor System & Bio gas handling system), Aerobic Treatment Section, Water Reuse Section – Tertiary Treatment by Ultra Filtration, heavy metal removal system & Reverse Osmosis system, Sludge handling & separation System. The treated water will be used for Cooling Tower make –up.
UEM will be looking after the entire Design, Construction and Engineering for the project, supply of equipment, testing of equipment, erection and commissioning of the complete treatment system including civil, technical, piping, electrical, and instrumentation work.

Mini-seminar: Introduction to Developing an Anaerobic Digester on Dairy Farms:

Food waste recycling is an issue that has gained a great deal of importance in the recent years. In fact the success story of Joneslan Farm has proved that dairy farms which are investing in Anaerobic Digesters (AD) stand to gain a lot. To promote these projects the New York Farm Show is hosting a free mini seminar to educate Dairy Farmers interested in AD projects about three important areas, which are ‘project development’, ‘return on investment’ and ‘grant funding potential’. The seminar will bring together three experts, Steve Hoyt, Project Manager at the New York State Energy and Research Development Authority, Clair Hessmer, Process Engineer at the Antares Group and Nina Kshetry, Head of Modular Anaerobic Digester Systems for UEM Group.

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The First Ever ‘Modern Sewage Treatment Plant’ in Kerala:

Chief Minister Oommen Chandy will commission the State’s first modern sewage treatment plant at Muttathara here at 4 p.m. on November 27 .Urban Affairs Minister Manjalamkuzhi Ali, addressing the media after a visit to the plant here on Tuesday, said the 107-million litres a day (mld) plant, being set up at a cost of Rs.80 crore on a 100-acre expanse, had a total project cost of Rs.240 crore. Read More…

Digesters Within Reach for Smaller Dairy Farms:

Nina Ksherty, head of the renewable energy division for the environmental services firm UEM Group Inc., presented “Affordable Dairy Manure Digesters” at the New York Farm Show Feb. 21-23 to help farmers learn how, even on smaller farms, digesters can both save them money and create a new revenue stream. Read More…

Farm Digester Evolution In Vermont:
Farm in Hyde Park milks about 200 cows. It installed a UEM digester, which has a prefabricated, insulated 240,000-gallon geomembrane tank. Weighted pipes keep biogas under the cover pressurized.   Read More …