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Horiba, Hitachi Zosen team up on wastewater treatment in SE Asia

Japanese duo starts project to clean textile industry runoff in Myanmar

Horiba and Hitachi Zosen have built a demonstration wastewater treatment facility in Myanmar.

TOKYO -- Horiba and Hitachi Zosen are combining their technologies for a venture into wastewater treatment in Southeast Asia.

As a first step, the Japanese companies have set up a demonstration facility in central Myanmar's Wundwin township, a hub of the country's weaving industry, where rivers run dark with the runoff from dye works.

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