Water Distillation News

  • New Head of Sales at H2O GmbH from 1 September 2016

    A new job for a familiar face: H2O GmbH, based in Steinen in the state of Baden-Württemberg, Germany, will have a new Head of Sales from 1 September. Jochen Freund has worked at H2O GmbH as Head of Product and Business Development for nine years and has been working as Head of Sales Force for three years. He will now become Head of Sales and Marketing. He has a diploma in chemical ...


    By H2O GmbH

  • Learn about clean production with VACUDEST: H2O GmbH at GreenExpo in Mexico

    “For us, sustainability also means cost-effectiveness,” says Matthias Fickenscher, Managing Partner at H2O GmbH. The company develops environmentally friendly technologies for processing industrial wastewater left over from production processes. H2O GmbH will present the innovative VACUDEST vacuum distillation systems to interested specialists attending GreenExpo, the three-day ...


    By H2O GmbH

  • A new update for Vacutouch makes the machine control software more intuitive to operate

    Fresher, more up-to-date and intuitive: That’s what the Vacutouch will be like after the update. This new software update will be released for Vacutouch machine control software in 2016 to celebrate the 30th anniversary of VACUDEST vacuum distillation systems. The update will come onto this market within the year, most likely in the autumn. This update will be free for customers with a ...


    By H2O GmbH

  • New Service Manager at H2O GmbH

    Sascha Senger, the new Service Manager at H2O GmbH, has two main goals: achieving total customer and employee satisfaction. Senger has been in charge of optimising processes and handling maintenance, warranties, customs and exports since May 2016. “Service is a large department with many different interfaces,” says Senger of his responsibilities at H2O. He goes on to explain: ...


    By H2O GmbH

  • H2O GmbH opens new office in China

    “China is our most important export market,” says Matthias Fickenscher, Managing Partner at H2O GmbH. “It was time for us to open a local office for our Chinese customers,” he adds. The third H2O GmbH branch in Kunshan (Shanghai), China, opened at the end of 2015. It follows the Poland and Sweden branches. Uwe Hanschke is General Manager at the Kunshan branch and he ...


    By H2O GmbH

  • Ovivo and the Fresh Water Maker

    What is a Fresh Water Maker? It is for the production of fresh drinking or utility water on offshore platforms, FPSO’s and FSO’s, usually in harsh environments and built to very high specifications. They are considered as a life support system with potential for demobilisation of crew on failure. If the Fresh Water Maker (FWM) fails then potable water needs to be bunkered in by boat ...

  • Reduce disposal costs by using the right treatment method on release agents

    Release agents are essential additives for producing high-quality castings in the die-casting process. They make sure that the casting can be easily extracted from the mould. The used release agents that are dissolved in operational wastewater from the foundry must not be introduced into the public sewerage system and usually need to be disposed of at a high cost. The alternative to disposal is ...


    By H2O GmbH

  • H2O GmbH at the international conference for air and space travel surface technology

    Surfaces used in the air and space travel industries are exposed to extreme conditions and therefore need to be very reliable and high in quality. VACUDEST vacuum distillation systems were made with this in mind – they produce extremely high-quality treated rinsing water. These systems treat used rinsing water from air and space travel production so effectively that it can even be recycled ...


    By H2O GmbH

  • H2O Kunshan and sustainable wastewater treatment at the IE Expo in Shanghai

    New laws and requirements have increased the focus on sustainability. The IE Expo, China’s largest environmental technology trade fair, reflects the latest trend and will take place from 5–7 May 2016 in Shanghai. The experts in wastewater-free production from H2O Kunshan will be on hand at the shared ‘Germany’ booth – number 4529 in Hall N4. They will showcase ...


    By H2O GmbH

  • 30 years of VACUDEST vacuum distillation systems

    The roller door lifts, and a large, beeping truck rolls in. The latest batch of VACUDEST systems will be loaded onto it – the forklift whirrs across the hall as employees in blue overalls load the products, wield welding tools, tighten screws and make measurements, all to the distant humming of test runs being held on other systems. This is where VACUDEST vacuum distillation systems are ...


    By H2O GmbH

  • Vacuum distillation offers huge cost-saving potential: H2O GmbH at Industrie Paris

    “VACUDEST allowed us to reduce the amount of wastewater we produce so much so that the investment paid for itself in just one year. On top of that, we are able to save more than €100,000 each year thereafter,” says Bernd Löffler, General Manager at thermofin. This success is something that other metalworking companies can also emulate. H2O GmbH will be on hand at Industrie ...


    By H2O GmbH

  • Save space, time and money in die-casting industry: VACUDEST at Euroguss

    Find out how die-casters save space, time and money with the right treatment of used release emulsions at the Euroguss International Trade Fair for Die-Casting in Nuremberg from 12 to 14 January. The leaders in wastewater-free production, H2O GmbH, will be presenting their VACUDEST vacuum distillation systems at Stand 339 in Hall 6. These systems reduce disposal costs by up to 95 per cent, paying ...


    By H2O GmbH

  • H2O GmbH is a new partner of the Blue Competence sustainability initiative

    Sustainability is the hot topic of our time. In a world of dwindling natural resources, taking environmental responsibility is absolutely essential. That’s why the German Engineering Association (VDMA) launched the Blue Competence sustainability initiative. Since its launch in early 2011, around 400 partners from the European mechanical engineering industry have ...


    By H2O GmbH

  • Chemical deburring and vacuum distillation are an optimum combination

    Recognizing challenges and ensuring operational safety. This is the job of the application center for zero liquid discharge technology from Steinen, which has been consistently implemented at Werner Gießler. Werner Gießler GmbH is a mid-size company in the metal-processing industry and delivers about three million parts monthly throughout the world. Founded 45 years ago in ...


    By H2O GmbH

  • Clean, thorough, efficient: 15 years of self-cleaning Activepowerclean heat exchangers

    The year 2000 is not only a special year because of the new millennium: the best Olympic Games ever were held in Sydney, with the most athletes, the most types of sports, the most participating countries. The Harry Potter books won the hearts of readers around the world in the international book market and there was also good news in the industrial sector: the ...


    By H2O GmbH

  • Reduce Distillation Time with New SimpleDist Micro Heating Blocks from Environmental Express

    Small-volume distillations are easy with the new SimpleDist® Micro from Environmental Express®. Smaller sample sizes save time—the unit distills 26 samples simultaneously. It also eliminates the need for costly glassware through the use of ...


    By Environmental Express

  • H2O GmbH presents on the IE expo China effective and reliable solutions

    Protection of precious water resources H2O GmbH will demonstrate effective solutions to the sustainability of industrial wastewater treatment in the IE expo China (China IFAT) on Shanghai / Steinen. New laws and regulations are very focused on the sustainable development of China's industrial production. Therefore, China's largest environmental technology fair this year, May 6 to 8 ...


    By H2O GmbH

  • New: Our largest vacuum distillation system VACUDEST XXL

    The system is almost 7.6 meters long, 6 meters high and is able to process amazing 30,000 cubic meters wastewater per year: Our new VACUDEST XXL is the most powerful VACUDEST in the H2O history. The technology-giant is capable to process up to 5,000 liters wastewater per hour. We ...


    By H2O GmbH

  • UNEP and Climate Action Renew Partnership in Run up to Paris 2015

    The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and Climate Action today announced a two year renewal of their ongoing partnership, building on over seven years of collaboration to increase awareness of climate change issues within the private sector. In the run up to COP 21 in Paris 2015 (where a binding climate agreement is expected) and beyond, this important and timely alliance between ...


    By Climate Action

  • Eaton’s BECOPAD Depth Filter Sheets Help Distiller Increase Productivity, Decrease Complexity and Retain Flavor

    A Pennsylvania-based distiller that prides itself on producing award-winning craft beverages has turned to Eaton to help increase productivity by replacing inferior depth filter sheets that were inefficient and difficult handle. BECOPAD depth filter sheets were able to perform in an efficient manner, offering time savings and retaining the flavor that is critical to this small business’s ...


    By Eaton Corporation

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