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US water experts relocate headquarters to Denmark

In a cleantech industry where extra spending is avoided at all costs, the US-based Piper Environmental Group has bucked the trend. The group will now move its manufacturing from the US to Denmark and export to its American customers.

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NEW YORK: Danish industry has almost never seen something like this before. After 20 years in the US,  water cleaning expert Piper Environmental Group has opted to shift its water plant production to Denmark. This is despite the fact that the majority of the green group's customers lie in the States. 

CEO Jane Piper says that the new production set-up will create more transport time and that in the short-term the move will create more work, but for her there is one all-encompassing advantage in the move to Denmark:

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