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Warner Communications Xylem, Inc.
Xylem Inc. opens new Massachusetts office with a focus on innovation
Beverly, MA – September 11th, 2012 – Xylem Inc. (NYSE: XYL), a leading global water technology company, today announced the opening of a new office facility in Beverly, MA The 39,000 square foot office will house approximately 65 employees, formerly based at the company’s flow control business located in Gloucester, MA as well as the Analytics headquarters located in Woburn, MA, who now together will support a wide range of innovative products that transport, treat, test and efficiently use and re-use water.
“As a region known for bringing innovation to industry, Beverly is an ideal location for Xylem given its proximity to Boston’s renowned technology corridor,” said Chris McIntire, SVP and President Analytics, Sustainability Champion Xylem. “We believe this new facility will ensure we continue to deliver unequaled service and support to our customers across the globe as we address the planet’s most challenging water issues with leading-edge fluid technology, analytical instrumentation and equipment solutions.”
The new facility in Beverly has been specifically tailored to allow for flexible Research & Development. It also features an upgraded and customer-facing Innovation Lab in order to better demonstrate the company’s exciting new technologies to customers, and provides greater general office space as well.
Xylem’s broad portfolio of leading product brands and quality engineering services address the full cycle of water—from collection, distribution and use to test and treatment of the water before returning it to the environment. In 2011, Xylem successfully spun off from ITT Corporation, bringing with it more than a century of experience in the water business. Xylem is focused on addressing the world’s most challenging water issues including water scarcity, aging infrastructure, population growth, urbanization, lack of infrastructure in emerging markets and increased environmental regulations.
Xylem’s Beverly office is located at 100 Cummings Center, Suite 535-N, Beverly, MA 01915. Please visit www.xyleminc.com for more information.
Xylem (XYL) is a leading global water technology provider, enabling customers to transport, treat, test and efficiently use water in public utility, residential and commercial building services, industrial and agricultural settings. The company does business in more than 150 countries through a number of market-leading product brands, and its people bring broad applications expertise with a strong focus on finding local solutions to the world’s most challenging water and wastewater problems. Launched in 2011 from the spinoff of the water-related businesses of ITT Corporation, Xylem is headquartered in White Plains, N.Y., with 2011 revenues of $3.8 billion and 12,500 employees worldwide.
The name Xylem is derived from classical Greek and is the tissue that transports water in plants, highlighting the engineering efficiency of our water-centric business by linking it with the best water transportation of all -- that which occurs in nature. For more information, please visit us at www.xyleminc.com.
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