Water: The Most Critical Asset in your Production Strategy

Unpardonably, 2.6 billion people--more than a third of the world's population--don't have access to clean water or live in water-stressed areas. And it is expected that water demand will exceed supply by 40 percent by 2030. Alan Hinchman, Global Market Director of Infrastructure at GE Intelligent Platforms, told my colleagues and me this disturbing statistic at a recent conference hosted by Tetra Pak for North American business leaders in the food and beverage industry. We called on GE since they're now one of the world's leading suppliers of sustainable water and process systems solutions.