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EBARA and MARTIN agree to a cooperation partnership

April 3, 2018

Tokyo/Munich April 3, 2018 – EBARA Environmental Plant Co., Ltd.,(EBARA) , a group company of Ebara Corporation and MARTIN GmbH für Umwelt- und Energietechnik (MARTIN) announce their cooperation for the Waste-to-Energy market in Japan. EBARA will have the exclusive right to MARTIN reverse-acting grate technologies for new plants and major refurbishments. With this cooperation EBARA will continue to expand its high expertise on the Waste to Energy market by utilizing world-renowned combustion technology. With the usage of the reverse-acting grate systems, EBARA will strengthen its market position, as well as its portfolio.

Under the cooperation agreement, MARTIN and EBARA will work closely together to bring the newest MARTIN reverse-acting grate technologies to Japan as well as further developments of the MARTIN technology.

To date, more than 420 plants in 34 countries have been equipped with more than 800 lines with MARTIN reverse-acting grate combustion technology, treating close to 300,000 tons per day of municipal household waste.

EBARA has designed and delivered more than 540 combustion lines in more than 440 plants. Using both grate and fluidized bed technology.

"We are very pleased to announce to add MARTIN’s products to our lineup, and to provide our clients with the products from now on. MARTIN has a long history of nearly 100 years in the Waste-to-Energy business field, and has made great achievements worldwide with proven technologies and a strong dedication to R&D. We are convinced that our partnership will contribute to the Japanese market by furnishing a wide range of safe, secure and stable waste treatment facilities," explains Atsuo Ohi, President and Representative Director of EBARA Environmental Plant Co., Ltd.

"Close to 200 years of combined experience in the power plant and Waste-to-Energy business with an outstanding track record and great commitment to environmentally sound waste treatment will form this cooperation. With Ebara we are proud to be able to announce a cooperation with an important and highly successful player who is driven by its strong technical principles," adds Ulrich Martin, Managing Director of MARTIN GmbH.

About EBARA Environmental Plant Co., Ltd.,:

EBARA Environmental Plant Co., Ltd., a part of the EBARA Group founded in 1912, specializes in engineering, construction, maintenance and facility management of Waste-to-Energy projects. In order to use the facilities safely for a long time, we provide integrated system of design/procurement/construction (EPC) and operation management/maintenance (O&M). The corporate philosophy is "contribute to realization of a sustainable society by providing superior technologies and services relating to solid waste treatment." We have provided over 440 facilities in Japan and overseas, and the number of domestic operation contracts is now at 80 facilities. The number of employees is 2,046 people as of December 31st, 2017.

About MARTIN GmbH:

For more than 90 years, MARTIN GmbH has been successfully active - as general contractor, consortium partner, supplier of components or engineering partner - in the field of combusting problematic fuels such as low grade coal and waste. The core component of these plants, the combustion grate, is designed and constructed in detail by MARTIN. MARTIN also has a sound knowledge of heat recovery boilers and of other essential components and systems. We place a lot of emphasis in R&D, all our projects benefit from our large experience base and further developments. Service, supply of spare parts, modernization are all part of our product portfolio. The 4th generation family-owned and managed company employs about 250 people, most of them in the headquarter in Munich.