HydroBalance range earns Australian Made certification

Water treatment specialist HydroChem has secured Australian Made certification for its HydroBalance HVAC&R maintenance range. The range has been manufactured under an exclusive licensing agreement by HydroChem in Australia for many years. “The HydroBalance brand is globally recognised for its quality and reliability,” says HydroChem, “having grown well beyond its humble beginnings in US inventor […]


HydroChem acquires Cairns-based water treatment company

HydroChem has announced the acquisition of Cairns-based water treatment company Maxwells H2O Services. The Queensland business has long specialised in commercial and industrial water treatment throughout FNQ and PNG. Co-owners Chris Harris and Keith Robinson are well known in the industry and have extensive experience in the resources and heavy industrial sectors. HydroChem has indicated […]


Legionnaires’ cases highlight risk for restarting buildings

As more workers return to their offices, businesses in NSW and Victoria have been warned about the risks of Legionnaires’ disease in hibernating buildings. Several Legionnaires’ disease cases have been notified to NSW Health, representatives of which have visited different areas of Sydney. “Cooling water systems can be a source of Legionella bacteria that cause […]

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Neil Cox joins HydroChem

Water treatment specialist HydroChem has appointed Neil Cox as its marketing lead. Cox’s previous roles include Chief Operating Officer of AIRAH and marketing manager at Kingspan Insulation Australia. In his new position he will assume responsibility the diverse marketing programs of Hydrochem’s expanding business. “HydroChem is a company I have interacted with and admired for many […]

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HydroChem appoints new CEO

HydroChem has named Mike Lenton as its new CEO. Lenton’s predecessor, Nick Duncan, will be moving into a full-time strategy, talent-development and project role. Duncan has been credited with transitioning HydroChem to a national operation over the past 15 years. “Having recently completed 18 successful years as the General Manager of Hydro Flow, Mike is […]

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ARBS Awards winners announced

The much-anticipated ARBS Awards ceremony was held at the ICC Grand Ballroom in Sydney on Wednesday, May 9. A panel of industry experts evaluated the nominations based on various criteria such as leadership, sustainability, performance and innovation. The award winners were: The ARBS Young Achiever Award 2018 Jason Harrison, Airmaster Australia The ARBS Product Excellence […]