Aqua-Chem, Inc. Investing in Human Capital

Knoxville, TN (August 27, 2013) - To support its ongoing growth from a recent influx of large orders, Aqua-Chem, Inc., has added and continues to seek individuals to strengthen the depth and work flow in the engineering department, investing in human capital for the now and for the future. "As an engineering first organization, the depth, strength and breadth of our engineering team is critical to our continued strategic efforts to grow our business in key market segments," stated David Gensterblum, President and CEO.

The added engineering positions are; a technical writer, three project engineers and three engineering designers/drafters.

"The investment in people is a result of our sales efforts and forecasted new business as evident from a recently awarded multi-million dollar project in our Pharmaceutical market segment in addition to our Offshore & Oil Gas market segment in key oil and gas producing regions of the world," added Daniel Grommersch Vice President, Sales for Aqua-Chem.

Bob Maravich, Aqua-Chem Chief Technical Officer, reiterated "the strength and knowledge of the engineering department is an invaluable asset to this organization, instrumental in our ability to be awarded the projects around the globe we have earned, now or those in the future."

"These are exciting times at Aqua-Chem. Our results and activities are the culmination of all our 200-plus associates hard work and dedication to servicing our customers," said Gensterblum.

About Aqua-Chem, Inc.:

Founded in 1940, Aqua-Chem is a leading solutions provider in evaporation and membrane technologies and water pretreatment equipment, with a full array of engineering, manufacturing, installation, training, part aftermarket and maintenance services. The company serves the needs of customers in the following major markets: offshore oil & gas, land forces and naval military branches, pharmaceutical/biotech, beverage, commercial marine, micro-utilities/land-based and Industrial Water Reuse. Based in Knoxville, TN, Aqua-Chem sells and services its products in more than 100 countries around the world. For more information, visit

Aqua-Chem is a portfolio company of Altus Capital Partners, Inc., an investment firm specializing in middle market manufacturing companies based in the U.S. To learn more about Altus Capital Partners,

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