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AlkaVivaand EmcoTech - The World leaders in Ionization

The Emco Tech / IonWays story is built on a mission. It is Emco Tech's story of ceaseless Research and Development to create the world's most powerful and reliable ionizers. It is the story of IonWays distribution system based on the unsurpassed power of word-of-mouth referral sales. It is a story forged by a strong partnership with a shared mission to bring this amazing technology to the world and improve the health of humankind. 

AlkaViva Once (formerly known as "IonWays") is a referral based water ionization technology company which sells the AlkaViva and Emco Tech line of products simply known as "AlkvaViva", Emco Tech is now much more than the Jupiter brand name. EmcoTech's pride is its world class Research and Development engine that specializes in the development and manufacturing of cutting edge ionization technology. This Japanese facility employs 20 fulltime PhD level scientists. The Japanese R&D engine fuels Emco Tech's state-of-the-art manufacturing facility which assembles the ionizers in Korea. It is this marriage of top level R&D and manufacturing that accounts for Emco Tech's number one position in the world market for water ionization. 

IonWays brings to Emco Tech a distribution system that is based on the unrivaled power of word of mouth referral sales to "spread a message". The IonWays Global Pay Plan will provide the final chapter to the story as it delivers the Emco Tech products world-wide. 

Established date: Royal Water and Emco Tech - 1970 Jupiter Science / Ionia - 1982 
Products: Medical equipment, ionizers, filters, and water purifiers
Head office: Goyang City just outside of Seoul, South Korea
Ionizer Manufacturing: Bucheon Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
Water Cell Technology Manufacturing: Narita, Japan
Research and Development: Narita, Japan (20 PhD level scientists and engineers on staff), Bucheon Gyeonggi-do, South Korea (6 PhD scientists and engineers) 
Technology overview:
  • Strong focus on research and development and manufacturing excellence  
  • Over 30 patents, design registrations  
  • Over 30 water ionizers developed  
  • 10 hot and cold water ionizers patents  
ISO 9001 ISO 14001
UL CSA


International certificates:
  • UL
  • CE  
  • RoHS  
  • JIS  
  • ISO 9001 (manufacturing standards) and ISO 14001 (environmental)   
Export
Brand name and Manufacturer: EMCO TECH
International Export Company: EMCOTECH 
  Exports to over 70 countries world-wide
Manufacturing
Emco Tech History
  • May 1982 Jupiter Science Co. Ltd. was established  
  • February 1986 Approved to produce Medical materials by the Ministry of Health and Welfare (No.226)  
  • February 1986 "Jupiter-3" Approved( Korean Machinery Research Center No.39-073 )  
  • July 1987 "Jupiter Science Happyate" approved ( Korean Machinery Research Center No.39-082)  
  • November 1987 "Jupiter-365 Astonion" approved ( Korean Mach Research Center No.39-409 )  
  • December 1987 "Jupiter-88 Lady" approved ( Korean Machinery Research Center No.39-163 )  
  • April 1989 "Jupiter-700" approved ( Korean Machinery Research Center No.39-097 )  
  • July 1989 Registered Jupiter Trademark No.174096 ( The Office of Patent Administration )  
  • April 1990 "Jupiter-1100" approved ( Korean Machinery research center No.39-113 )  
  • July 1990 Registration of Utility Patent Design (No.105908) "Hot and Cool Ionizer" registered by the Office of Patent Administration  
  • July 1991 Obtained UL approval (Underwriters Laboratories Inc. )  
  • July 1991 Obtained JIS Approval (Japanese industrial standard)  
  • November 1991 Registration of Utility Model Patent (No.0603325) "Hot and Cool Ionizer Device" registered by the Office of Patent Administration  
  • October 1992 Registration of designs (No.1133119) " Main body for Hot and Cool Purifier" registered by the Office of Patent Administration.  
  • July 1993 Registered Grade A Electric Appliance Manufacturer (No.3-8-351) Kyonggi-Do City  
  • July 1993 Joined Electric Appliance Safety supervision Association  
  • July 1993 Registered as member of Korean Trade Association.  
  • December 1993 " Electric saved Ice maker" approved by Korean Industrial Promotion Administration  
  • March 1995 "electric shaved Ice domestic use" approved by Korean Industrial Advancement Administration.  
  • April 1995 "Electric hot and Cool Purifier" approved by Korean Industrial Promotion Administration.  
  • June 1995 Registered Trademark (No.315979) of Hexa Jupiter by the Office of Patent Administration  
  • September 1995 Registered Trademark (No.322179) of Jupiter by the Office of Patent Administration.  
  • September 1995 Purchased an Industrial Complex in Kwangmyung-City Model Industrial Complex.  
  • October 1996 Start to operate the Second Factory in Buchon-City  
  • March 1996 Win official commendation as an exemplary enterprise from the Office of National Tax Administration.  
  • March 1997 Approved to produce materials by the ministry of Health and Welfare (NO. 610)  
  • March 1997 JM-901, JT-801 and JA-701 approved  
  • June 1999 Registration of Utility Model Patent and Item Approval. (JP-101) registered by the office of Patent administration.  
  • March 2000 Obtained CE Mark (JA-701)  
  • October 2000 Changed Company name to Jupiter Science Co., Ltd.  
  • April 2001 "Electric Mattress" approved by Korean Industrial Promotion Administration  
  • June 2001 Obtained ISO 9001 Certification  
  • July 2001 Obtained first CE Mark Approval  
  • July 2006 RoHS obtained  
  Awards
  • Industrial Medal of Merit (Japanese Emperor)  
  • Chosen by Hankook Ilbo (Korean Newspaper) best product award  
  • Chosen by Sports Seoul as best product award  
  • Chosen by GOOD DAY Best Product Award  
  • Chosen by Hankook Ilbo (Korean Newspaper) Customer Satisfaction and Top Quality Award  
  • Most Promising Medium Sized Business Award (Corporation for the Promotion of Medium Sized Business)  
  • Kyunggi Medium Sized Business Award (Kyunggi Area Medium Sized Business Corporation)  
  • Most Promising Medium Sized Export Business Award (Corporation for the Promotion of Medium Sized Business)  
  • New Specialized Technology Venture Business Award (Kyunggi Area Medium Sized Business Corporation)  
  • First Industry Water Ionizer Manufacturing 1 Million Dollar Export Tower Award  
  • Secretary of Health Award  
  • Chinese health permit  
  • Best Health Device Good Manufacturing Practice (KGMP) Certificate  
  • Korean President Commendation  
  • Venture Business Award ( New Technology Business)  
  • Family Industry Business Assignment (Corporation for the Promotion of Medium Sized Business)  
  • Business Foundation Environmental Technical Research Office Permission (Korean Busines Promotion Society)  
Emco Tech Patents
  • Conversion valve for water ionizer 2002. 2. 5 Application Number 0006454  
  • Electrolytic cell with water ionizer  
  • Conversion device 2001. 8. 29 Registration Number 0308448  
  • Circulative electrolytic solution producer with propeller 2002 11. 29 Application Number 0035692  
  • Ionized cool and hot water producer 2002. 11. 29 Application Number 0035693  
  • Electrolytic cell that produces  
  • Sterilized water 2002. 11. 29 Application Number 0035694  
  • Portable water ionizer 2000. 9. 28 Registration Number 0206115  
  • Conversion valve for water ionizer 2000. 3. 5 Application Number 0171338  
  • Conversion valve for water ionizer 1999. 12. 3 Application Number 0171338  
  • Conversion valve connection mouth for water cooler / heater 1997. 11. 26 Registration Number 0114306  
  • Water dispenser after ionizing 1991. 8. 6 Registration Number 0060332  
  • Water ionizer mounting (water supply handling) 2002. 11. 29 Application Number 0034169  
  • Ionized water mounting  
  • (Filter mounting) 2002. 11. 29 Application Number 0034177  
  • Conversion valve for water ionizer 2000. 5. 18 Registration Number 0022154  
  • Body of electrolytic cell for water ionizer 1995. 5. 23 Registration Number 001296  
  • Water supply distribution panel for water ionizer 1995. 5. 23 Registration Number 001295  
  • Body of water cooler / heater 1992. 10. 23 Registration Number 017160