Akzo Nobel has agreed to sell its MPP Systems® business to Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies, part of the Water Division of French company Veolia Environnement. Financial details have not been disclosed.

Based in Arnhem, the Netherlands, MPP Systems specializes in developing, marketing, manufacturing and servicing water purification systems for onshore and offshore use, based on Macro Porous Polymers. Sales in 2005 totaled around EUR 5 million.