Mauri Monnonen, CEO, Pontus Nordic Oy

Ecochlor Inc., a worldwide leader in the manufacturing of ballast water treatment systems (BWTS), has signed an agent agreement with Pontus Nordic Oy in Turku, Finland. Mauri Monnonen, CEO of the company will provide the Ecochlor team with local representation to help expand existing client relationships in Scandinavia and Northern Europe, as well as provide sales support, facilitate meetings, training and initiate a wide-variety of networking opportunities.

“This area has a strong marine industry,” said Tom Perlich, Founder and President of Ecochlor, “and we are pleased to have Pontus Nordic on board to help assist our sales efforts. Mr. Monnonen has an extensive background in the maritime industry and has played an integral role in providing solutions to a large network of vessel owners and shipyards on behalf of international manufacturers and technical system suppliers.”

Mauri Monnonen added, “Pontus Nordic has a long history of successfully representing various equipment manufacturers and technical organizations in their efforts with both vessel owners and shipyards.  Given the superior technology of Ecochlor’s ballast water management system, we anticipate continued success and look forward to assisting Ecochlor with their sales efforts.”