WesTech News

WesTech Engineering and Swire Close Transaction, Chart Course for Expansive Growth

March 01, 2021

Outstanding Customer Service to Remain Cornerstone of Market Strategy The Board of WesTech Engineering “WesTech” is pleased to announce that John Swire & Sons Limited “Swire” has completed its purchase of all of WesTech’s common stock. The purchase follows the vote by WesTech shareholders, with more than 94% voting in favor of the deal, and the successful meeting of all regulatory conditions.

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WesTech Engineering, Inc. and Swire Announce Signing of Membership Interest Purchase Agreement

November 24, 2020

WesTech Engineering, Inc., an employee-owned company, and JS&S (Water Holdings) Inc., a subsidiary of John Swire & Sons Limited (“Swire”), are pleased to announce they have signed a Membership Interest Purchase Agreement (MIPA) for the sale of WesTech to Swire. Terms of the MIPA are confidential and the offer is subject to shareholder approval.

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WWETCO FlexFilter™ Receives Title 22 Acceptance for Water Reuse Applications

October 22, 2020

WesTech Engineering, Inc. is pleased to announce that the WWETCO FlexFilter™ has been conditionally accepted as an alternative filtration technology by the State of California under its Water Recycling Criteria (Title 22), Section 60320.5.

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Rex Plaizier, Former President and CEO of WesTech Engineering, Passes Away

October 09, 2020

Rex Plaizier, WesTech’s former President and CEO, passed away on August 27 of cancer after successfully fending off the illness for eight remarkable years. He will be profoundly missed.

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Announcing the LAZERFLO® Low-Profile Underdrain

July 22, 2020

WesTech Engineering is pleased to announce the availability of the LAZERFLO® low-profile stainless-steel underdrain system, our new alternative to higher-profile plastic-block underdrains and stainless-steel teepee-design underdrains.

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A Letter to Our Valued Customers, Suppliers, and Business Partners Around the Globe

April 22, 2020

We hope that you and your families are safe as you weather this challenging time. The health of our employees, customers, and partners is a top priority during the COVID-19 outbreak. We have been inspired by the human spirit and encouraged by the ingenuity and resourcefulness we witness as the engineering community steps forward in so many ways to solve unique challenges everywhere.

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WesTech-Microvi Alliance Ends

June 06, 2019

The alliance between WesTech Engineering, Inc. (WesTech) and Microvi Biotech, Inc. (Microvi) has ended. WesTech will not be promoting or supporting Microvi on future projects.

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WesTech Announces Change in Leadership

May 16, 2019

The Board of Directors of WesTech Engineering, Inc., is pleased to announce that Ralph Cutler, PE, has been appointed as the new CEO. Cutler is currently serving as the president of WesTech, and he will begin his responsibilities as CEO on May 20.

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WesTech Expands in Europe With New Location in Italy

February 25, 2019

WesTech Engineering, Inc., global leader in process solutions for water and wastewater treatment, liquid/solids separation, and minerals process equipment, has opened a new business unit in Italy. WesTech now has business locations on five continents.

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WesTech Expands Its Package Plant Product Line with RapiSand Plus™

November 30, 2018

WesTech Engineering is pleased to announce the availability of RapiSand Plus™, a recent addition to its line of package treatment plants for municipal and industrial water and wastewater.

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Arizona Water Treatment Plant Project of the Year Award Includes WesTech RapiSand™ Ballasted Flocculation

October 01, 2018

Big news: The Santan Vista Water Treatment Plant’s phase II expansion has been selected as Water Treatment Plant Project of the Year by the Arizona Water Association. The plant’s expansion, which doubled its capacity from 24 MGD to 48 MGD, came online this spring, serving the fast-growing communities of Gilbert and Chandler, Arizona.

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WesTech Equipment Featured in New Water Treatment Facility for Michigan’s Genesee County Communities

January 25, 2018

In the wake of the clean water public health catastrophe in Flint, Michigan, a dozen communities in Flint’s own Genesee County are now receiving drinking water from a new water treatment facility. Supplied by water from Lake Huron via the newly-built, $274-million Karegnondi Water Authority (KWA) pipeline, the $72-million Genesee County Water Treatment Plant is equipped with the latest-generation process technology, including CONTRAFAST® high-rate sludge thickening clarifiers and CenTROL® gravity filters in a cluster arrangement, designed by WesTech Engineering.

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