Innovation is one of Pentair's core values
Placing the customer and his/her needs in the center of this process, we are constantly driven by four guiding behaviors:
- Identification of an emerging trend
- Adaptation to the change with agility and flexibility
- Being open to new ideas
- Solving the problem creatively
This process allowed to generate a lot of innovating solutions. Below you can find some of them, launched on the EMEA market these 2 last years:
Packaged Products Foleo
Foleo is the latest premium softener from Pentair. This superior, plug and play, system was designed and built around the concept of a solution which performance would exceed high-end competitive products. The new Foleo has a salt consumption that is reduced by up to 50% compared to other softeners on the market. It is compact and equipped with the most advanced valve technologies from Pentair. It is made of high-tech polymers that comply with the toughest European potable water regulation. Foleo is available in 4 sizes, for applications ranging from compact apartments with a single occupant up to dwellings that can accommodate up to 8 persons.
Siata sfe-ev viridion
SFE-EV Viridion is the latest Pentair eco-friendly innovation featuring smart regeneration, providing users with average water savings of 22%, possibly reaching 40% for some specific applications. This is made feasible thanks to the drain conductivity sensor, the variable brining function and the adaptive reserve capacity, which all combined permit to reach significant benefits and savings. Besides offering high customization possibilities, this controller can manage SIATA valves V132, V230, V250 and V360 in softening versions.
The new filtration solution from Pentair is called “Freshpoint”. Its unique encapsulated cartridge technology prevents contaminants from entering the water. Available as either one, two or three stage systems, they feature an effortless click in lock installation, which together with their serviceability solution reduces time and money spent. The contaminants reduction capabilities help safeguard users from harmful polluants such as lead, cysts and chlorine.
Developed on the same platform as the 5800, the 5810 (1” valve body) valve offers flexibility with a familiar appearance, while reducing carrying costs and product knowledge. The new 5810 valve uses the same electronic as the 5800. The SXT or touchscreen XTR controllers can be interchanged without any special tool thanks to the same plug-and-play connectors. As the 5810 valve allows multiple options, there is no need to stock a variety of control valves for filter or softener applications. Every single 5810 is engineered to adapt easily to a wide variety of water system configurations.
Developed on the same platform as the 5800, the 5812 (1”1/4 valve body) valve offers flexibility with a familiar appearance, while reducing carrying costs and product knowledge. The 5812 valve uses the same electronic as the 5800. The SXT or touchscreen XTR controllers can be interchanged without any special tool thanks to the same plug-and-play connectors. As the 5812 valve allows multiple options, there is no need to stock a variety of control valves for filter or softener applications. Every single 5812 is engineered to adapt easily to a wide variety of water system configurations.
cabinet range revamp
In order to support our OEM customers and have a smarter positioning between performance and price, we redefined our cabinet kits to simplify this range. The objective is to deliver quality products with specific configuration and guarantee an improved stock fexibility.This revised cabinet kits offering is now more consistent with our Packaged product (=systems) range. Customers now have the possibility to purchase entry level cabinet kits like the Cly or Elegant cabinet or a mid-range offer composed by the Euro cabinet and the new Evolio. The offer is completed by the under sink Micro cabinet version and the TopCab also available in its new look with the red band.
Pentair Fleck XTR/Hurricane is the first touchscreen controller to hit the water industry. Its color LCD display, intuitive navigation and familiar icons allow an easy programming and user-friendly experience. Advanced features, such as a built-in assistance screen with dealer contact information makes XTR/Hurricane the most advanced and reliable Fleck controller for residential valves.