Our Heritage

Over 200 years of serving the industry

Many of the best known, most respected and reliable brand names in the water and wastewater industries are part of Ovivo’s heritage. The combined strengths of our brands and talents create one of the most comprehensive banks of technology in the sector, one of the most impressive list of references, and practical application knowledge. The best expertise in the business, available locally, through our office network spanning the 5 continents.

Our Heritage Timeline

2000
  • Founded1999
  • FocusSolids-Liquids separation and wastewater treatment (Industrial & Municipal)
  • SpecialtyFood & Beverage industry, zero liquid discharge
  • Milestones• Acquired in 2008
2000
  • Founded1993
  • FocusWastewater treatment (Industrial)
  • SpecialtyDe-ionisation of difficult wastewaters originating from metal treatment processes
  • MilestonesAcquired in 2009
1990
  • Founded1980 (Formerly Pipeline Equipment Ltd)
  • FocusSolids-Liquids separation and wastewater treatment (Industrial & Municipal)
  • SpecialtySedimentation, Biological treatment, screening, stormwater management
  • MilestonesAcquired in 2006
    (This company is no longer an affiliated company of Ovivo Inc.)
1980
  • Founded1966
  • FocusAerobic Biological wastewater treatment diffuser (Municipal)
  • SpecialtyAdvanced Water and Wastewater Treatment including MBR Systems, clarifiers, thickeners, filtration and Aerobic Digestion.
  • MilestonesAcquired in 2006
1960
  • Founded1955
  • FocusWater and wastewater treatment (Industrial)
  • SpecialtyPure water systems, treatment of complex wastewaters, water recycling processes
  • MilestonesAcquired in 2009
1960
  • Founded1956
  • FocusWater and wastewater treatment (Industrial)
  • SpecialtyTurnkey treatment plants
  • MilestonesAcquired in 2009
1950
  • Founded1939
  • FocusUltrapure water and wastewater treatment (Industrial)
  • SpecialtyComplete treatment plants and turnkey projects
  • MilestonesAcquired in 2009
1930
  • Founded1902
  • FocusBoiler feed water and Condensate Polishing applications in the power and petrochemical sectors
  • SpecialtyIon exchange technology for high purity water for power and industry
  • MilestonesAcquired in 2009
1900
  • Founded1899
  • FocusScreening and filtration (industrial & municipal)
  • SpecialtyCooling water intakes for Power and Wastewater inlet screening
  • MilestonesAcquired in 2005
1890
  • Founded1889
  • FocusPure water treatment (industrial)
  • SpecialtyAdvanced seawater desalination technologies for offshore, marine and military
  • MilestonesAcquired in 2005
1884
  • Founded(Formerly Eastern Iron and Metal Corporation)
  • FocusSolids-Liquids separation and wastewater treatment (Industrial & Municipal)
  • SpecialtySedimentation, Biological treatment, aeration, digestion. final filtration Minerals processing, industrial process equipment and general water and wastewater treatment equipment
  • Milestones• Mining division sold to FLSmidth August 2007
    • Eimco Water Technologies now operates under the Ovivo name
1876
  • Founded1876
  • FocusHeadworks inlet works equipment and systems (Municipal)
  • SpecialtyGrit removal systems, coarse & fine screening, screenings handling
  • MilestonesAcquired in 2005
1875
  • Founded1865
  • FocusSolids-Liquids separation, water and wastewater treatment (Industrial & Municipal)
  • SpecialtyMinerals processing, industrial process equipment and general water and wastewater treatment equipment
  • Milestones• Merger of The Dorr Co and Oliver United Filter in 1915
    • Acquired in 1999
    • Mining division sold to FLSmidth August 2007

Our Brand History

2000 - 1990
1990 - 1980
1980 - 1970
1960 - 1950
1950 - 1940
1930 - 1920
1900 - 1890
1890 - 1880
1880 - 1870