FloNergia Inc. Names Northwest Fisheries Enhancement as Its Exclusive Distributor in the Pacific Northwestern US.
FloNergia Inc., a global leader in the development, commercialization and deployment of engineered airlift pumping systems for the agriculture, aquaculture, aquaponics, hydroponics and water/wastewater industries, today announced the appointment of Northwest Fisheries Enhancement as Exclusive Distributor for the company’s complete line FloMov airlift pumps in Northern California, Oregon, Washington, Idaho and Montana.
FloNergia’s FloMov airlift pump technology is used in many markets for water circulation and aeration. FloMov pumps not only improve water quality, but will also reduce energy costs associated with pumping/aeration systems by 50 to 70% when compared to conventional systems. Additionally, FloMov pumps have been proven to perform several functions including: disrupting thermal stratification, improving oxygenation, stripping carbon dioxide and facilitating the recovery of solid waste.
“We are very pleased to add Northwest Fisheries Enhancement to our global family of Exclusive Distributors. Their expertise in Hatchery Management and their connection to the aquaculture and fisheries industries in the Pacific Northwestern US will help us to introduce our energy efficient FloMov pump technology to the region,” FloNergia Inc. CEO Paul Subject said. “We wanted to make it easier for our current and future customers in the area to get access to our technology to help them reduce their energy footprint and improve their profitability.”
“Northwest Fisheries Enhancement is excited to add FloNergia’s FloMov airlift pumps to our suite of solutions available to strengthen and build the community fisheries organizations we work with here in the Pacific Northwest”, said Larry Pryor, Founder and President of the board of Northwest Fisheries Enhancement.
Northwest Fisheries Enhancement works with community fisheries organizations, hatchery owners, aquaculture facilities and others in the Pacific Northwest to enhance their operations by providing collaboration to improve efficiencies, results and return on investment.
FloNergia Inc. specializes in the development, commercialization and distribution of airlift pumping systems for commercial and industrial applications involving the use of air to efficiently move fluids. The company provides engineering support and product service for its customers from its facilities in Burlington, Ontario, Canada and its Research Centre at the University of Guelph.
FloNergia is excited to be attending the Annual Cold Harvest Conference and Trade Show in St. John's Newfoundland September 24-26. Visit us at Booth 4B to see our innovative airlift pumps and meet with COO Sherif Abdou to discuss how FloNergia's FloMov pump can save you money.
Full of exciting and informative discussions related to aquaculture and its potential in Newfoundland. With world class keynote speakers and guests, sessions and panel discussions related to aquaculture innovation, technology, human resources and consumer trends. This event should not be missed.
Visit the Cold Harvest 2019 website for more information and to register.
FloNergia is pleased to have been included in the latest issue of Aquaculture North America Magazine.
FloNergia is excited to be attending the Aquaculture Canada Conference & Tradeshow!
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Stop by Booth #8 to chat with Sherif Abdou about how FloMov airlift pumps reduce energy consumption by 50-70%!
FloNergia is proud to have been featured in Spring 2019 edition of Momentum, the Mohawk College Community Magazine.
FloNergia... takes new ideas in engineering and makes them better and more efficient. Their first product is an energy efficient airlift pump that can work with a combination of air and water to make hydroponic and aquaculture much more energy efficient.
How AG Helped: Even though FloNergia was already incorporated as a company, AG helped. “The program formalized what we were already doing and made our progress more efficient,” says Sherif Abdou, COO.
Best Part of AG: The pitching workshops. “It was helpful, especially as a professor working on the technical aspects and scientific side,” says Wael Ahmed, Chief Technology Officer.
The focus on product development also helped. “We started the company thinking about one product only and now we are thinking beyond this,” Abdou says. “We’ve had a shift in mentality.”
Final Words: Ahmed urges participants to embrace the program. “Spend time with the program. Make the most of it by doing the exercises.” While Abdou adds a note of encouragement “Everyone is there to help.” - Accelerating Created at Guelph Research and Innovations University of Guelph Innovation Newsletter
Sherif Abdou and Paul Subject from FloNergia were among a group of entrepreneurs from Accelerator Guelph who met with experts last week to discuss strategies for raising startup funds.
Read what Frank Luengo, one of the panelists answering questions, had to say about this informative event.
FloNergia is honoured to be one of Fast Company’s 2018 World Changing Ideas Award finalists. Chosen from nearly 1400 submissions, FloNergia’s innovative airlift pump was 1 of 15 finalists in the Energy category. “World Changing Ideas, now in its second year, celebrates businesses, policies, and nonprofits that are poised to help shift society to a more sustainable and more equitable future.” Fast Company.
“Our pumps help make aquaculture, hydroponic, and aquaponic set-ups less expensive to run by eliminating the need for a separate water pump,” explained Chief Technology Officer Wael Ahmed. “Lowering the costs of these systems mean more people around the world can grow their own food more sustainably.” FloNergia’s airlift pumps reduce energy use by 50-70% compared to traditional centrifugal pumps.
Aquaculture systems are an important way to reduce unsustainable fishing in the world’s oceans. As the world’s appetite for fish continues to grow, fish farming is becoming an important alternative to traditional fishing practices. Hydroponic systems allow more food to be grown with fewer resources and are increasing seen as playing a major role in the future of food production. Integrating aquaculture and hydroponics produces a highly efficient system where waste from aquatic life is fed to plants which in turn clean the water of waste. These systems require fewer resources than traditional farming techniques and are an important way to create more sustainable food production systems for the future.
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FloNergia was incorporated in November of 2016 to commercialize new airlift pump technology developed at the University of Guelph. This new airlift pump design has demonstrated outstanding performance when tested in both laboratory as well as in-field trials. The current market focus for FloNergia is the aquaculture industry with possibilities of expanding into the aquaponics, hydroponics industries and other markets.
Growing protein is a more daunting design challenge, but here, EDIT hints at the future of micro-farming. Waterfarmers, presented by FloNergia, demonstrates the concept of aquaponics — a system that comprises tanks of fish and flats where plants are grown. Fish waste fertilizes the plants, and in turn, the plants filter the water that the fish swim in.
Read the article: Innovators Are Tackling Food Challenges with Design at EDIT by Azure