Manufacturers of water purification equipment utilising evaporative technology Maxim Evaporators has signed a distributor agreement with Alquimia NGM SA de CV for the oil and gas, electricity, and transformation industries in Mexico.

Originally founded in 1994 as Petro Bac SA de CV, Alquimia NGM is a sales and service organisation with main offices in Mexico City and facilities in Villahermosa and Ciudad del Carmen, Mexico. It has been servicing the oil industry for 18 years.

Maxim president Brian Hebert said: "Maxim is growing its core business of standard water makers and aftermarket parts, and this distributor agreement with ALQUIMIA is a tremendous step forward for our company."

Maxim manufactures a series of standard fresh water makers that can be used in numerous applications. Models are available with capacities from 192 up to 15,000 gallons per day. Engineered units can be designed to produce up to 500,000 gallons per day of fresh water.