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Vessco Water is a nationwide family of companies serving the municipal and industrial water cleaning industries.

"The equipment sold by our family of companies makes a difference for tens of millions of people daily!"

Brian DeWolf

CEO and Board Member, Vessco Water

Individually, our companies sell and service the best equipment. They are highly successful, well managed companies with great employees and cultures.

Combined, we are one of the largest full-service water treatment equipment distributors in the United States covering every segment of the water and wastewater treatment industries.

The synergy we have within this family of companies makes Vessco Water better together!

 

Vessco Water's Family of Companies

Date of Joining Vessco Water

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Automatic Systems Company has been an Industry leading provider of water, wastewater, and industrial integration control solutions since 1967. Their experienced staff of sales engineers, project engineers, programmers, and field service technicians provide full integration services including SCADA systems, UL certified control panels, electrical power distribution, motor control, instrumentation, and after-market service and support. They serve Minnesota, Iowa, Wisconsin, Illinois, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, and OEMs nationally.

Bruce Wirth, CEO; Travis Moran, President

Locations: Minneapolis, MN; Ames, IA

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BL Anderson (BLA), founded in 1961, BLA is known for providing the vital process and flow control supplies and service necessary for water treatment facilities throughout Indiana, Ohio, and Kentucky to operate at peak efficiency.

Rick Kocerha, CEO; Brad Gasvoda, President

Locations: Lafayette, IN; West Chester, OH

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Dorner Company, since 1911, Dorner has partnered with the industry’s premier manufacturers to provide a total solution with process equipment, valves, and automation & controls. They specialize in providing equipment and service for water and wastewater treatment plants, power plants, industrial processing facilities and original equipment manufacturers while serving Wisconsin, Northern Illinois, Northwestern Indiana, Northeastern Iowa, and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.

Jason Stenz, President

Location: Milwaukee, WI

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Duncan Company, founded in 1909 as Northwestern Power and Light, recognized as a market leader in the industry for being a value-added distributor of valves & actuators, instruments & process controls, process safety products & piping specialties. They serve all Industrial market segments focusing on the Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin, and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan geography.

Joe Klick, President

Locations: Minneapolis & Duluth, MN; Appleton, WI; Bismarck, ND; Nebraska/Kansas

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Eco-Tech, Inc., founded in 1988, Eco-Tech serves the municipal water and wastewater industry throughout the Southeast including Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, and the Florida Panhandle.  As a sales and service provider of engineered equipment, they are known for providing comprehensive solutions and engineering expertise of industry leading process equipment, valves, pumps, and automation & controls.

Dan Carter, President

Locations: Atlanta, GA; Chattanooga, TN; Birmingham, AL

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Electric Pump (EP), founded in 1979, EP is the largest pump distribution and service organization in the upper Midwest. Known for their large service fleet and high-touch sales staff, they serve IA, WI, MN, AR, NE, ND, and SD. EP has 4 additional divisions: MC2-a water/wastewater process equipment company serving IA and NE; PumpCon and Starnet Technologies-manufacturers of automation and controls solutions for water/wastewater markets across the US; and QM&M-a specialty manufacturer of Fish Cleaning Stations and Stickler Chitterling machines.

Tom Miller, CEO/President

Locations: Des Moines & Eldridge, IA; New Prague, MN; Omaha, NE; Fargo, ND; Tea, SD; Conway, AR; Franksville, WI

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Environmental Improvements Inc. (EI2), founded in 1966, EI2 is a full-service provider of treatment and flow control solutions for the water and wastewater markets. They specialize in custom chemical feed skids, equipment selection, application, cost estimating, training & providing outstanding service throughout Texas and Oklahoma.

Jeff Houston, President

Locations: Austin, TX; Dallas, TX; Houston, TX; Oklahoma City, OK

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Fluid Control Specialties (FCS), founded in 1984, FCS is known as the source for valves, actuation, sales and service in Florida. Representing the finest municipal and industrial manufacturers, their trained technicians are available for on-site start-up, field service, complete turnkey, and retrofitting.

Robert Whritenour, President

Location: Sanford, FL

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Frank Olsen Company (FAO), since 1974, FAO has been known as the source for valves and actuation for the municipal and industrial water treatment markets of Northern California. They specialize in a strong commitment to excellence in customer sales and support, and manage all phases of projects from design, construction to ownership.

Dennis Winslow, President

Locations: San Francisco Metro Area (Livermore, CA); Clovis, CA

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Gulf States Engineering Co., Inc., founded in 1967, Gulf States Engineering provides water/wastewater treatment equipment, pumps, valves, and controls as well as service for the municipal and industrial markets of Louisiana, Mississippi, Eastern Arkansas, and Western Tennessee. They are known for providing full life-cycle support including application engineering, install/retrofit, preventative maintenance, diagnostics, and repairs.

F. David Sylvest, President

Locations: Covington, LA; Alexandria, LA; Baton Rouge, LA; Jackson, MS; Memphis, TN; New Orleans, LA; Shreveport, LA

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Hawaii Engineering Services (HES), founded in 1994, HES uniquely combines the spirit of Aloha with technical expertise. They specialize in process, flow control, pump, automation and controls equipment, and service to the municipal, commercial, and industrial markets of Hawaii, Guam, Saipan, American Samoa, and FSM.

Mike Elhoff, CEO; Nicol Dunn, President

Location: Honolulu, HI

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Haynes Water and Wastewater Equipment, founded in 1961, Haynes distributes top flow control, process, pump, and automation & controls equipment to the water and wastewater markets in Oklahoma and Arkansas. Their comprehensive added-value approach includes design, support, installation capabilities and in-house technical consultation, diagnostic & repair services, and aftermarket parts sales.

Steve Winfrey, CEO; Joe Mossauer, President

Locations: Oklahoma City, OK; Tulsa, OK; Little Rock, AR; Fayetteville, AR

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Kennedy Industries, founded in 1959, Kennedy is a leading pump, valve, control, and specialty products representative to the municipal, industrial, and commercial water treatment markets. Their knowledgeable on-staff engineers, account managers, customer service specialists, project coordinators and world-class field service technicians are known for providing the best customer service to Michigan. Kennedy’s pump repair expertise is utilized nationwide.

Nick Heintz, President

Locations: Wixom, MI; Grand Rapids, MI

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Koester Associates, since 1973, Koester has represented industry leading manufacturers of water and wastewater treatment and pump equipment. Covering New York State, Long Island, and northern New Jersey, they work with customers to apply the right solutions for their greatest environmental benefit. Specializing in water and wastewater engineering, operations, maintenance support, sales, and service.

Mark Koester, CEO; Gregg Palmer, President

Locations: Syracuse, NY; Kinnelon, NJ

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LAI-Ltd., founded as Ley & Associates in 1958, LAI serves the water, wastewater, and stormwater processing markets by offering engineering expertise and the finest flow control, pump, and process equipment available. They serve Northern Illinois, Wisconsin, and parts of Indiana.

Timothy Tack, President

Locations: Chicago Area (Rolling Meadows, IL); Madison, WI

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Mellen & Associates, founded in 1962, they represent the best selection of flow control equipment and employ highly trained experts who provide outstanding service to the municipal and industrial water/wastewater treatment markets of Iowa, Nebraska, Kansas, and Western Missouri. Their industrial expertise extends from manufacturing to ethanol, food processing, power, pulp and paper.

Jon Harger, Vice President

Locations: Omaha, NE (Council Bluffs, IA); Kansas City, MO

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Municipal Treatment Equipment (MTE), was founded in 1993 as a process equipment focused company, later expanding into the flow control side of the industry. MTE is known for providing reliable products and superior service to the municipal water and wastewater treatment markets of Colorado, Wyoming, and New Mexico.

Bob Hoss, President

Location: Golden, CO

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Rawdon Myers Inc. (RMI), founded in 1947, with relationship-building at its core, RMI distributes leading flow control and automation & controls equipment, while providing 24/7 service to the municipal and industrial water & wastewater treatment markets of Ohio and Kentucky. Serving the power, pulp & paper, mining, automotive, HVAC, and chemical markets, their industrial service area also includes parts of Indiana.

JD Varetta, President

Locations: Cincinnati, OH; Cleveland, OH; Indianapolis, IN

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Santa Fe Water Systems (SFWS), founded in 1990, SFWS offers quality comprehensive piping system solutions including materials/mechanical components, engineering services, integration, and fabrication of mechanical process, stormwater systems, and components. They are recognized for implementing Automated Fabrication Equipment and Certified Hydro-testing in addition to extensive technical expertise to the Water, Industrial, Defense, Entertainment and Business industries of California.

Rick Arzola, President

Locations: Los Angeles Metro Area (Santa Fe Springs)

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Sherwood-Logan, since 1980, Sherwood-Logan has grown into one of the premier providers of water and wastewater treatment equipment. Known for their expansive line card covering flow control, process, pump and automation & controls, Sherwood-Logan has the technology and equipment mandated by the regulatory environment. They serve Maryland, Delaware, District of Columbia, Virginia, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and parts of New York.

Bob Fairweather, President

Locations: Annapolis, MD; Langhorne, PA; Richmond, VA; Wilton, CT; Staten Island, NY

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Toric Engineering, founded in 2002, Toric supports municipalities and equipment manufacturers throughout Indiana and the Midwest with innovative water and wastewater control automation, integration solutions, calibrations, and maintenance service. They serve Indiana, Northern Kentucky, Central Illinois, and Western Ohio.

Eric Walts, President

Location: Indianapolis, IN

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Vessco, Inc., founded in 1978, they are representatives of the best flow control, process, and pump equipment in today’s water treatment world. They offer a total solution to the municipal and industrial customers of Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa, and Nebraska. This includes initial project consultation to on-site field service, with an innovative cost-modeling strategy that determines not only initial costs, but the projected costs over the life cycle of the equipment.

Dick Corbett, CEO; Clark Corbett, President

Locations: Minneapolis, MN; Ames, IA

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Whitney Equipment Company, Inc. (WECI), WECI was founded in 1971 and is known as the premier process and pump sales organization in the Pacific Northwest. WECI has a proven history of providing the Municipal, Industrial and Hydro-Electric markets with innovative and reliable water, wastewater, and process equipment solutions from start to finish.  They serve the territories of Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and Alaska.

J. Meena, President

Locations: Seattle Metro Area (Woodinville, WA); Portland Metro Area (Vancouver, WA)

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