Acquisition adds two plants to LES national network of 22 wastewater recycling facilities
DALLAS, Texas, and KISSIMMEE, Florida, October 19, 2017 – Liquid Environmental Solutions (LES) announced that effective today, the company has acquired the assets of privately held Affordable Bio Feedstock (ABF), operator of two grease trap pretreatment and recycling facilities located in Kissimmee and Port Charlotte, Florida.. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
ABF, based in Kissimmee, is a strategic addition to Liquid Environmental Solutions’ non-hazardous wastewater collection and recycling business. The acquisition adds two more wastewater treatment facilities specializing in the recovery of brown grease as a green energy feedstock to the Liquid Environmental network.
Alan Viterbi, CEO and co-founder of LES, commented that: “We are very excited to have our new team members in Kissimmee and Port Charlotte join us today. With the acquisition of ABF’s two high quality grease trap waste and used cooking oil recycling facilities, LES continues expanding our service network throughout the nation. I want to commend ABF founder Bill Freeman and his family for their dedication and hard work in creating two great facilities and a commitment to environmental stewardship that fits seamlessly with our culture here at LES. I’m also pleased that we continue to grow Liquid Environmental Solutions both by acquisitions such as ABF, and organically into the nation’s leading provider of non-hazardous liquid waste management solutions.”
LES Chief Operating Officer Gene Cookson also commented: “ABF is a great fit into our Southeastern U.S. service network – which now includes six high quality liquid waste management and recycling facilities from Florida to the Carolinas. Our national network has grown to include 54 service branches and 22 liquid waste recycling facilities across the United States recycling more than 400 million gallons of exclusively non-hazardous wastewater each year.”
About Liquid Environmental Solutions
Liquid Environmental Solutions is the nation’s most trusted recycler of liquid waste. As the largest exclusively Non-Hazardous U.S. wastewater collection and recycling company, Liquid Environmental Solutions is known for innovation and leadership in protecting customers from liability and ensuring regulatory compliance, while minimizing their environmental footprint. Focused exclusively on servicing customers’ non-hazardous liquid waste needs, Liquid Environmental Solutions collects, treats and beneficially recovers materials from a wide variety of waste sources, including grease traps, oil water separators, industrial and manufacturing processes, and used cooking oil. With over 600 team members, a state of the art fleet of more than 300 trucks, 54 service branches, and 22 wastewater recycling facilities, Liquid Environmental Solutions is positioned to meet customers’ diverse liquid waste needs throughout the United States. For more information about our company, our people and our environmental solutions, please visit www.liquidenviro.com.
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