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WHAT DOES THE COMPANY DO?
AbTech Industries is an environmental technologies firm dedicated to providing innovative solutions to communities and industries addressing issues of water pollutants and contamination. AbTech Industries offers innovative technologies for Stormwater Management, Oil & Gas Water Treatment and Industrial Water Treatment. Its products are based on polymer technologies capable of removing hydrocarbons, sediment and other foreign elements from still and flowing water. In addition, Smart Sponge Plus reduces coliform bacteria found in stormwater, industrial wastewater, and municipal wastewater. AbTech's technology is installed in more than 20,000 locations across America and in 12 countries worldwide.
WHAT IS SMART SPONGE?
AbTech's Smart Sponge technology is at the heart of our product innovation. Its unique molecular structure is based on innovative polymer technologies that are chemically selective to hydrocarbons. Smart Sponge® fully encapsulates recovered oil, resulting in a substantially more effective response that prevents absorbed oil from leaching. It is also capable of removing low levels of oil from water, thereby successfully removing sheen. In addition, the Smart Sponge remains buoyant in calm or agitated water, permitting it to remain in place until fully saturated and resulting in no wasted product. Once oil is absorbed, the Smart Sponge transforms the pollutants into a stable solid for easy recycling, providing a closed-loop solution to water pollution.
HOW MANY PRODUCTS DOES THE COMPANY OFFER?
AbTech Industries offers an array of products for all three of its markets: Stormwater, Oil & Gas and Industrial water. To read more about AbTech’s product offering, please visit the market-specific solutions page.
WHAT ARE THE COMPANY'S GOALS?
At AbTech Industries, our commitment to the environment goes well beyond the surface. Our products not only provide customers with effective clean water solutions, they are fully recyclable, providing a closed-loop solution to water pollution. In addition, we pride ourselves on being a sponsor and supporter of clean water advocacy initiatives throughout the nation and around the globe. We recognize that water is the primary ingredient of life and we understand the importance of clean water in our environment. As a result, we feel a tremendous responsibility in our role as stewards of this valuable resource and will always provide innovative and effective ways to remove contaminants from our nation's waterways. Our Smart Sponge® technology, developed over a seven-year period of intensive research and development, uses a patented combination of petroleum-derived polymers to create a filtration media that allows for several advantages to the environment.
HOW DO I CONTACT COMPANY MANAGEMENT?
Any inquiries to specific members of management should be requested in writing and sent to email@example.com.
Please be sure to include contact information so management can respond accordingly.
WHAT IS THE MINIMUM INVESTMENT AMOUNT I AM REQUIRED TO BUY IN ORDER TO START INVESTING IN ABTECH?
You will need to go through a registered stock broker in order to buy or sell AbTech Holdings
shares. The investment amount will be determined between you and your broker.
CAN I INVEST DIRECTLY WITH THE COMPANY OR DO I NEED TO GO THROUGH A STOCKBROKER?
You will need to go through a registered stock broker in order to buy or sell AbTech shares.
The Company does not recommend any specific brokerage firms.
WHO IS THE TRANSFER AGENT FOR ABTECH HOLDINGS?
Worldwide Stock Transfer, 1 University Plaza, Suite 505, Hackensack, NJ, 07601-
Telephone: (201) 820-2008, Fax: (201) 820-2010
WHAT IS THE INCORPORATION DATE OF ABTECH HOLDINGS?
Abtech Holdings was incorporated in the State of Nevada on February 13, 2007 under the name "Laural Resources, Inc." On February 9, 2011, Abtech Holdings consummated the Merger with AbTech Industries, pursuant to the Merger Agreement, by and among Abtech Holdings, Merger Sub, and AbTech Industries. Prior to the Merger, Abtech Holdings was a development stage company engaged in the business of acquiring and developing mineral properties, and a public reporting "shell company," as defined in SEC Rule 12b-2 under the Exchange Act. As a result of the Merger, Abtech Holdings acquired all of the issued and outstanding common stock of AbTech Industries (through a reverse acquisition transaction) in exchange for the stockholders of AbTech Industries acquiring a 78% ownership interest in Abtech Holdings, AbTech Industries became Abtech Holdings' majority-owned subsidiary, and Abtech Holdings acquired the business and operations of AbTech Industries.