The history of Mellifiq
This is the heritage of Mellifiq. Our history started a long time ago but our mission has always been clear; Redefine Purity® – raising the bar for the concept of clean.
Mellifiq, the new company group is born
Mellifiq is introduced as an environmental services company group, gathering well established brands Ozonetech, Nodora and Watermaid under one umbrella.
Awarded our fourth Gasell
For the fourth consecutive year, Ozonetech is awarded a Gasell. An award given by the Swedish financial daily, Dagens Industri, to promote fast growing companies who at least double their revenue every three years.
Leading in micropollutants
Ozonetech receives its first multimillion euro order for delivery of full-scale pharmaceutical residue treatment at a wastewater treatment plant. The scope of supply consist of design, engineering, project management, installation and commissioning and full post-delivery verification as well as all the premium hardware needed.
Partner Certification program
The company continues delivery its solutions and systems on a global scale. To be able to offer the same premium service everywhere, a certification program is deployed to ensure the quality of new partners around the world.
E-prize energy award
Ozonetech is awarded the E-Prize 2017 in the Energy Efficiency category. E-prize is Swedens largest energy award, a collaboration between E.ON and Veckans Affärer, one of Swedens largest business magazines.
New series of turnkey solutions
Launch of multiple RENA solutions – turnkey and fully automated integrated ozone systems for large industrial applications, revolutionizing the market. Ozonetech is no longer only product supplier but also system integrator.
Seal of Excellence
Ozonetech is awarded the prestigious Seal of Excellence from the European Commission. The award is an endorsement and a quality label for a sustainable business model.
Global renowned customer base
Ozonetech grows with new global customers. Cooperation agreements signed with partners in South Korea, Germany, Austria, Turkey and Finland.
Ozonetech revamps its graphical profile again after 11 years. The rebranding resulted in a new company name and a brand new color profile along with the new logotype.
Awarded its first Gasell award
Ozonetech is receives its first Gasell award, an award given by Sweden’s leading business daily to fast-growing companies that are profitable and double their revenue for three consecutive years.
The company expands globally
To meet the growing international demand of Ozonetech’s products and solutions, local sales offices are established in Helsinki (Finland) and Tallinn (Estonia). A second sales office in Sweden is also established in Gothenburg.
RENA Kitchen Solutions is introduced
RENA Kitchen Solutions, a ground-breaking, modular turn-key high-performance ozone system with above-industry-standard reliability and low maintenance is launched. The solution efficiently treats the hot, odorous and greasy exhaust air from commercial buildings.
Ozonetech awarded Pioneer of the Year
The company and the entrepreneurs behind it are awarded, by His Majesty the King Carl XVI Gustaf, the prestigious Pioneer of the Year award.
Expanding to a new facility
Ozonetech exponential growth requires larger facilities. The company moves to a brand-new office and production facility of 1,500 square meters in Västberga, just south of Stockholm. The turnover reaches approx. EUR 1,000,000.
Ozone Academy is launched
To educate the market and fill the well-needed knowledge-gap of the benefits of ozone treatment, Ozone Academy is launched. Ozone Academy has since then educated thousands of participants across the globe.
Rapidly growing operation
Ozonetech continues to grow rapidly and employs more people. The operation has to move again this time to 150 sqm in central Stockholm. Turnover exceeds EUR 100,000.
Ozonetech is 100% acquired by the Gilanpour brothers Behrang and Behrooz, both part of the previous management team, and still the major shareholders. Operation is moved to Luma in Hammarby Sjöstad (Stockholm). The new office covered 35 sqm and the new owners restart the business on their own. The turnover was less than EUR 35,000 during that first year.
Bengt Ågerup, the internationally renowned Swedish entrepreneur and scientist, founder of Q-Med, acquired 100% of Ozonetech to help boost the development of company and its unique technology.
Drinking water for war-torn areas
FMV, the Swedish Defense Materiel Administration, acquires a dozen of water treatment trailers to secure clean and safe drinking water for the Swedish peace force stationed in Kosovo (former Yugoslavia).
Ozonetech goes online
Ozonetech launched its first website and could now offer its products to a global market.
First commercial product is launched
The compact and smart ozone generator Airmaid is launched as Ozonetech’s first product. It was intended odor removal and surface disinfection.
The journey continues in Sweden
One of the glassblowing factory founder’s sons migrates to Sweden in the late 1980s and founds an accounting consultancy firm. The parent company of the entire group, Gilanpour Holding, was founded a few years later.
Ozonetech is born
The Swedish entrepreneur and philanthropist, Sven Kempe, owns the company Linum that manufactured textiles in India. Knowing that textile coloring requires large volumes of water and the need for treating it made him invest in a newly founded cleantech company in 1993. Sven quickly realized the advantages and potential of ozone treatment for color removal of the industrial wastewater effluent.
The company grows
The factory is a success and the company grows to over 150 people as the brothers’ unique know-how and production process gains increased attention.
It all began in early 1930s in Babol
The Gilanpour brothers launched a glass blowing factory in 1934 in Babol, in northern Iran. Their unique and trade secret glass coloring and coating ceramics technique became their hallmark.