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News Issue June 2020

Calix Global Challenges

Audrey Barucchi \ June 27, 2020

Welcome to Issue Number 35 of the Calix Newsletter.

In our second Newsletter for 2020, we feature the commencement of the LEILAC-2 project – the scale-up of our Low Emissions Intensity Lime and Cement technology – to enable efficient CO2 capture in the lime and cement industries. With the acceleration of commitments to Net Zero CO2 by 2050 by many countries, and now also major multinational companies, we have noticed significant additional interest in our technology, alongside our longer-term partners in its development such as HeidelbergCement, Cemex, Lhoist and Solvay.

We also feature several customer stories from our water treatment business in the United States, where
we recently acquired IER and have started the process combining the strengths of both companies to chase our growth aspirations. The use of magnesium hydroxide in treating food processing wastewater for improved safety, waste solids management and cost efficiency as a replacement for dangerous caustic soda is a key marketing and sales strength of our IER business.

We also feature an introduction to our latest Sustainability Series magazine “Feeding a Growing Human Population” – outlining the challenges and Calix’s unique solutions for more sustainable, safe and cost-efficient aquaculture and agriculture.

The last few months have presented unprecedented challenges for us all as we deal with the impacts of COVID-19 on our businesses, our communities and our families. Calix has thankfully remained relatively unscathed with respect to its business, its projects and its technology development, however we remain cautious and are preparing as best as possible to manage risks moving forward while the full effects of COVID-19 play out, especially in our global businesses in Europe, Asia and the US. As always, we would like to thank our shareholders and stakeholders for their support, and hope you all stay safe and healthy as we navigate through this new global societal paradigm.


  • Project LEILAC update: Final project agreements
    executed for LEILAC-2 CO2 capture facility
  • The value of magnesium hydroxide as a substitute for caustic soda and lime in wastewater treatment
  • AMALGAM customer story: Innovative mixed-metal hydroxide for pH control and wastewater microorganism activity
  • Understanding the global challenges we solve:
    Feeding billions of extra mouths poses an unprecedented challenge to human ingenuity
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June 27, 2020 \ Calix Global Challenges
News Issue June 2020

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