PHOENIX - TEFSA-Group, a leading international designer and manufacturer of industrial dewatering and filtration equipment headquartered in Barcelona, Spain, has formed a strategic partnership with Applied Process Equipment, Inc., a wastewater technology distributor in Scottsdale, Ariz. Under the terms of the agreement, Applied Process Equipment, through its wholly owned subsidiary TEFSA-USA, will be the exclusive agent for TEFSA-Group's entire suite of high-performance liquid-solid separation equipment in the United States and Canada.