Xylem moves global headquarters to new location in Westchester County, N.Y.

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12/9/2013 9:00 AM

RYE BROOK, N.Y., December  9, 2013 -- Xylem Inc. (NYSE: XYL), a leading global water technology company focused on addressing the world’s most challenging water issues, announced that it has relocated its corporate headquarters to a new space in Rye Brook, keeping more than 100 jobs in the state of New York.  The company has signed a 10-year lease to rent the second and third floors at Reckson Executive Park at 1 International Drive in Rye Brook, N.Y., 10573  
“We’re excited to be moving to our new location, and are pleased to be staying in Westchester County,” said Xylem CEO and President Steve Loranger. “This move represents Xylem’s commitment to growth and innovation.  Our new, expanded space is a modern, world-class headquarters designed to encourage collaboration and training.”

The more than 67,000 square foot space has been renovated to reflect Xylem’s business and brand identity.  The building is on track to be LEED certified in keeping with the company’s commitment to environmentally sustainable business practices. Xylem, which was spun off from ITT Corporation in 2011, has been headquartered since its launch in a 50,000 square foot space at 1133 Westchester Avenue in White Plains.  Xylem employs a total of approximately 800 people in New York; in addition to its headquarters in Rye Brook, it maintains primary manufacturing and administrative facilities in Cheektowaga, Seneca Falls and Auburn.
 
About Xylem
 
Xylem (XYL) is a leading global water technology provider, enabling customers to transport, treat, test and efficiently use water in public utility, residential and commercial building services, industrial and agricultural settings. The company does business in more than 150 countries through a number of market-leading product brands, and its people bring broad applications expertise with a strong focus on finding local solutions to the world’s most challenging water and wastewater problems. Xylem is headquartered in White Plains, N.Y., with 2012 revenues of $3.8 billion and approximately 12,900 employees worldwide. Xylem was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for the last two years for advancing sustainable business practices and solutions worldwide.

The name Xylem is derived from classical Greek and is the tissue that transports water in plants, highlighting the engineering efficiency of our water-centric business by linking it with the best water transportation of all -- that which occurs in nature. For more information, please visit us at www.xyleminc.com.

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