PORT ST. LUCIE, FL--(Marketwired - Jan 29, 2014) - Water Technologies International, Inc. (OTC Pink: WTII) the leader in the technology in atmospheric water generator's production and design announced today that the South African Registrar recently notified the Company that it has issued the Patent Certificate. Water Technologies International has received the Patent Certificate for Patent NO.2012/08348 Apparatus and Method to recover and dispense potable water using its Atmospheric Water Generating technology. Having achieved this significant step which protects the Company's valuable IP, the Company now is moving forward with distribution and sales of its Atmospheric Water Generators in South Africa and surrounding countries. The Company is also pleased to announce that it has secured the registered trademark for "GREAT WATER" in the United States.
Water Technologies distributor N&M Technologies has been working with the South African Government and several municipalities throughout Africa to secure projects and interest in atmospheric water generators. The Company's wholly owned subsidiary, GR8 Water, Inc., has registered as an authorized company in South Africa and is prepared to consummate commercial transactions in regards to the Company's product line. The region is in need of clean water not only for drinking but for agricultural and sanitation uses.
South Africa is the 26th largest economy in the world as measured by GDP with a population of over 48.6 million people. The need for clean drinking water continues to grow with the contamination of existing water supplies. South Africa is experiencing severe clean water scarcity issues that threaten to hold back multi-million dollar industrial and real estate development projects. Governments and private industry around the globe are currently looking at Atmospheric Water Generators and filtration products as a serious and necessary solution to address the clean water problems.
Water Technologies Inc.'s CEO, William Scott Tudor, said, "It feels good to finally have the certificate in my hands! I am expecting many more patent certificates this year from our targeted major market countries. Water Technologies' innovative line of products along with its defined growth strategy for countries like South Africa opens the doors for international market penetration and strong sales growth. We continue to pursue a large number of other countries around the globe that have exciting growth opportunities that require adequate water supplies to sustain life and provide water for industrial real estate and agriculture projects."
For a direct link to a copy of the Patent Certificate visit our website at the "Our Business" tab under "Intellectual Properties" at: http://www.gr8water.net/our-business/intellectual-properties
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About the Company
Water Technologies International, Inc. and its wholly owned subsidiaries, GR8 Water, Inc. (Great Water) and Aqua Pure International, Inc. (Specializing in Filtration Systems) are engaged in the manufacture and distribution of technologically advanced Atmospheric Water Generators (AWG). These unique devices utilize a patent pending air purification input system to produce clean, great-tasting, safe water from the humidity in the air. GR8 Water makes freestanding water factory units for the home or office and large, industrial-sized water units using a modular design that can produce up to thousands of gallons of water each day from ambient air. GR8 Water strives to make safe drinking water available to everyone on the planet, making the world a better place in which to live while nurturing the environment. The Company has patents pending and has filed for additional patents with the USTPO. It has also filed globally through the Patent Cooperation Treaty. Its "Water village" trademark has been issued by the USPTO.
A video showing the proof of concept prototype is available at the company's website, www.gr8water.net
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