NCH Korea, ‘Torrent’ obtains ECO-MARK

- Torrent 400 can now use ECO-MARK, and is officially recognized as a product which will satisfy customers’ needs for ECO-MARK products

- Expects to see dramatic increase in amount of products supplied to public procurement industry

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Jun. 29, 2015 17:16
SEOUL--(Korea Newswire)--NCH Korea( announced today that Torrent 400, its environmental-friendly high-performance partswasher, has obtained ECO MARK from the Ministry of Environment( and Korean Environmental Industry & Technology Institute(, as its ability to reduce waste and harmful substances emission was recognized. NCH Korea has also obtained high-performance certification in the past.

Torrent 400 ( thoroughly reviewed by Korean Environmental Industry & Technology Institute on whether it meets the general standards, environment-related standards, quality assurance standards, and consumer information management standards. Finally, under the provision of environmental mark certification, Torrent 400 can now use ECO MARK, and is officially recognized as a product which will satisfy customers’ needs for ECO MARK products.

With Torrent’s obtainment of the ECO MARK, NCH Korea expects to see dramatic increase in the amount of products supplied to public procurement industry. With ECO MARK, the product will be categorized as a GREEN PRODUCT, according to the act on GREEN PRODUCT purchase promotion, and will be registered in GREEN PRODUCT information system and GREEN PRODUCT market (online marketplace for eco-friendly products). Also, NCH Korea will be able to secure about 35,000 new distribution channels and clients in public procurement market, such as those public institutions, industrial circles and universities which are required to purchase eco-friendly products. It will be given additional points when being evaluated for procurement evaluation and joining for new projects.
* GREEN PRODUCT: Product obtained ECO MARK or Good Recycle certification by reducing pollution, saving energy resource and preventing toxic substance to human

The Torrent 400 parts washing system is a high pressure, water based, parts washing system that improves upon outmoded parts washing systems by improving efficiency, maintaining workplace safety, and reducing the environmental impact, and therefore obtained the ECO MARK. Torrent eliminated the danger of breathing organic solvent vapor, therefore, improving the work environment. It also increased temperature of the washer fluid, providing improved detergency, while dramatically decreasing the number of working hours. In particular, with the use of special anti-rust additives, it is non-corrosive, and using dryer function of the washer, parts will be perfectly dried in a short period of time, and may be used immediately.

“Torrent is an environmental-friendly solution that reduces the emission of harmful substances. It obtained not only the ECO MARK, but also other certifications from organizations such as ISO. NCH will continuously provide various products used for improving quality of various industrial parts, and for keeping facilities clean and maintaining it. NCH will also continuously put efforts in developing eco-friendly products and solutions”, said Dong Eun Kim, a country manager of NCH Korea and Vice president of North East Asia.

** Torrent ( is a fully-integrated and enclosed unit that protects employees from direct contact with cleaning solutions. Traditional parts washers are known to expose users to harmful hydrocarbons, noxious fumes and fire hazards. Torrent uses a water based solution, providing a safer working environment and eliminating the financial and environmental burden of disposing of solvents; Torrent cuts hazardous waste fees up to 8x. With cleaning time taking 1 minute for 90% of parts, Torrent 500 is reliable and easy to use. It has optimised visibility thanks to the enlarged window and the engineered lid provides durable, hard wearing use.
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NCH Corporation ( is a worldwide manufacturer of industrial and commercial maintenance products. Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, NCH is proud to offer a broad range of products including industrial and commercial cleaning, water treatment, lubrication and drain maintenance supplies and equipment. With more than 450-patented products, NCH is the global leader in providing innovative maintenance and cleaning products. NCH has over 10,000 employees in more than 65 countries with an extensive and varied product line. All products are manufactured in ISO-9000-Certified facilities and meet or exceed standards set by the EPA, OSHA, USDA, AQIS, APVMA, TGA, and FDA.

NCH Korea ( was established in 1984 and has been produced industrial and commercial maintenance products in Umsung Factory, ChungBuk since 1992. NCH Korea has over 100 technical consultants and provides Korean clients with differentiated professional products, services and systems.



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