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Offering a powerful new tool in the fight against coronavirus, UK-based business Rensair has established a distribution base in the Port of Antwerp in Belgium to deliver its air purification units, which are used by hospitals across Scandinavia and a number of NHS trusts in the UK, more quickly to customers across Europe.
Rensair’s portable units offer a simple and 99.97% effective way of eliminating all viruses and bacteria from air – including the coronavirus family of pathogens – as tested and verified by a number of independent laboratories*. Rensair will work with logistics partner Eutraco in Antwerp to ensure Europe-wide distribution, with the first shipment of units to arrive on March 4th.
“After successfully expanding in the UK and USA in 2020, continental Europe is now our key focus, creating safe environments in which people can work, study and provide medical services with hospital-grade purification. Following Brexit, this new base in Antwerp allows us a quick and reliable supply route to customers across the continent and we’re very grateful for the assistance of Flanders Investment and Trade in helping us to set up so quickly,” says Christian Hendriksen, co-founder of Rensair.
The Rensair system works through a powerful fan which pulls air in to a HEPA 13 filter where bacteria and viruses are trapped and exposed to a strong UVC light. Unlike in standard air filtration systems, this light destroys the DNA and RNA of all microorganisms, eliminating them and preventing any onwards transmission, and then blows out clean air in a full 360 degree distribution**.
Rensair’s patented technology was developed in Denmark in 2002 by engineer Henrik Hendriksen, father of Christian, as an improvement to the air filtration systems available to help his son cope with severe allergies. The system proved to be so effective that it was quickly put into use by hospitals and care homes and has recently also been adopted by a number of National Health Service (NHS) trusts to help fight coronavirus in the UK.
Rensair’s referral partner in the Antwerp area, Albert Pegg of EnerjetiXX, was instrumental in introducing the founders of Rensair to the right people/companies in the Port of Antwerp and Flanders, enabling an efficient entry into the region.
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Trusted by Scandinavian hospitals to provide full elimination of viruses and bacteria for over a decade, today the Rensair purification system is available across Europe, including the UK, and across the USA.
For more, visit rensair.com
Eutraco, founded in 1967, is your one-stop-shop logistics provider. With almost 200,000 m² of logistics operations, the first carbon- and energy neutral facility in Belgium, our own fleet of 400 vehicles, ocean freight expertise and an in-house technology team, no challenge is too big for our teams. We stand for the professional operation of a large corporate organisation, combined with the strength of an SME. Or as our baseline says: #everyMileASmile, that’s what we aim for.
For more information, visit www.eutraco.eu/
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About Port of Antwerp
Port of Antwerp is situated in the heart of the European main consumption market and has many options when it comes to hinterland infrastructure. Not only for road transportation, but also for barge rail and shortsea transportation. Perfect if you want to set up your Europe or world-wide distribution center from Antwerp. Knowing that also the rest of the world can easily be reached because of the more than 300 line services to over 800 destinations that ensure global connectivity. The Port of Antwerp annually handles around 231 million tonnes of international maritime freight.
True to its mission ‘a home port vital for a sustainable future’, Antwerp Port Authority aims to flexibly respond to a rapidly evolving maritime market, allowing the port to continue playing its role as a leading world port. The emphasis in this respect is on cooperation, adaptability, a strong focus on innovation and digitisation, and on sustainable added value, as well as on responsibility towards society.
Antwerp Port Authority employs over 1,500 people. Port alderman Annick De Ridder is chairman of the Board of Directors and Jacques Vandermeiren is CEO and President of the Executive Committee, which is responsible for the day-to-day management. www.portofantwerp.com
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