Aqua-Chem, Inc. Recognized as the Most Innovative Company of the Year by the Knoxville Chamber of Commerce
Aqua-Chem wins the prestigious Pinnacle Business award for innovation. Knoxville, TN – Aqua-Chem, Inc. the leader in global water solutions, announced Monday May 7th, that members of the Knoxville Chamber of Commerce voted to honor the company with the 2012 Pinnacle Business award for Innovation. The Innovator award is given to a business that demonstrates its ability to develop new technologies, launch innovative products and services, and develop new solutions for business systems in an innovative way. We are thrilled to be recognized for our efforts this past year," said Aqua-Chem President and CEO David Gensterblum. “From our revolutionary Enviro-technology, that recycles 90% of wastewater to our custom water purification applications that were designed to sustain the extreme climate conditions of Vladivostok, we continue to strive to be the leaders in our industry for developing new technology and solutions that meet our client's unique needs. It’s a true privilege to be acknowledged.” The Knoxville Chamber recognized the best of the best in business at the eighth annual Pinnacle Awards gala held on May 4, 2012 at the Knoxville Convention Center. The event was presented by BB&T and honored recipients in nine categories. The categories recognized the range of businesses that make up the thriving Knoxville economy, and honor contributions to business enterprise and the greater community. “This award was a great honor for us, and we are proud to have been recognized for the work we have done this past year," said Gensterblum. About Aqua-Chem Headquartered in Knoxville, TN, Aqua-Chem specializes in a multitude of industries with a full range of thermal and membrane water treatment technologies. These include vapor compression, distillation, flash evaporation, reverse osmosis, membrane filtration and ion exchange. The company has been working with the U.S. government since 1943 ensuring deployed troops have drinking water that is safe. The company does business with over 100 global connections and has clients in various industries including offshore oil and gas, pharmaceutical, commercial marine, micro-utility, beverage and industrial.