About LG Water Solutions

History & Mission

LG Water Solutions designs, develops, manufactures and markets the full line of NanoH2O™ reverse osmosis (RO) mem­branes that lower the cost of water treatment.  Based on breakthrough nanostructured materials and industry-proven polymer technology, LG Chem NanoH2O RO membranes dramatically improve desalination energy efficiency and productivity,  delivering the highest flux and the highest salt rejection of any RO membrane on the market.  LG Chem NanoH2O RO membranes are available in standard 8-inch (20 cm) diameter elements that fit easily into new and existing desalination plants, purifying water from a broad range of sources with improved productivity and water quality.  LG Water Solutions is part of  LG Chem, Ltd.


To provide customers with the most innovative and highest quality reverse osmosis membrane technology for water treatment

Quick Facts

  • Company originally founded as NanoH2O in El Segundo, California (USA)
  • Intellectual property includes 43 patents and patent applications
  • Manufacturing facility in Cheong-ju (Republic of Korea)
  • Membranes installed in over 400 plants across 50 countries
  • In April 2014, LG Chem acquired NanoH2O
  • In August 2015, LG Chem launched LG Water Solutions business unit and continues to manufacture the NanoH2O™ line of RO membranes
  • LG Chem employs over 22,000 employees worldwide
  • LG Chem is a market leader in film and coating technology and is headquartered in Seoul, Republic of Korea

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