2. Looking ahead
Over the years, Toray has expanded its RO membrane sales, production, and technical support to help resolve water issues around the globe. Applications extend from desalination, wastewater reclamation and industrial usage, achieving the total accumulated water production capacity of over 91,400,000m3
/day, which is equivalent to serve the water needs of 640 million people, or around 8% of the world’s population.
Ensuring supplies of safe and clean water is Toray’s top theme announced both in “Toray Group Sustainability Vision” on July 2018 and in “Toray Vision 2030” on May 2020. Toray will continue supplying RO membranes and other advanced membrane products while strengthening technical services to meet local demand, striving to help overcome the challenges of ever growing water demand in the Middle East.
Rabigh 3 Desalination Plant
Location: Rabigh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Production capacity: 600,000 m3
Expected Operation Start: Q4 2021
Developer: ACWA POWER (70%) / Saudi Brothers Commercial Company (30%)
EPC Contractor: Abengoa Agua S.A. / TIEJUN / SIDEM
Background of establishment of TMME
Toray established TMME in Dammam 3rd Industrial City in 2015, in harmony to Saudi Vision 2030. This vision was launched by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to reduce its dependence on oil and achieve diversified economy. TMME has earned an outstanding reputation on its product and technical service through the numerous references achieved with the Made in KSA reverse osmosis membranes, and shall further contribute to the Saudi Vision 2030.
Toray Water Treatment website