We are very pleased to have him on board as we enter into a critical development and strategic growth phase for the company
Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) March 21, 2007
As a senior member of the management team, Meyermann will be instrumental in identifying perspective markets to further develop the implementation of company's patented water filtration technology. He will also focus on fostering strategic partnerships with key players in the primary clean water market. Most recently, Meyermann served as the Chief Operating Officer of BaySaver Technologies Inc., one of the leading suppliers of stormwater treatment products.
"Austin Meyermann has an extensive background in the stormwater technology field," stated Glenn Rink, President, CEO and Founder of AbTech Industries. "We are very pleased to have him on board as we enter into a critical development and strategic growth phase for the company," added Rink.
Austin Meyermann has been widely published in various stormwater trade journals and speaks annually at StormCon, the premier tradeshow of the stormwater industry. During his five-year tenure at BaySaver Technologies Inc., Meyermann managed company operations, manufacturing, and engineering departments. Under his leadership, Meyermann led research and design efforts that yielded several new stormwater treatment systems for BaySaver. Mr. Meyermann received a Bachelors of Science degree in Agricultural and Biological Engineering from Cornell University.
"Clearly this is an exciting time for the company, with great potential to capitalize on the endless opportunities in the clean water technology market," said Meyermann. "I am proud to be aboard," he added.
About AbTech Industries, Inc.
AbTech Industries, Inc., based in Scottsdale, Arizona, provides communities, commercial developers and industries with customized solutions to reduce or eliminate pollutants such as gasoline, oil, grease, sediment, trash and debris from flowing or pooled water, while destroying bacteria and other microorganisms that are threatening the quality of our nation's waterways.
AbTech's products incorporate a polymer-based filtration material, the Smart Sponge®, a technology that effectively removes pollutants from flowing or pooled water, encapsulating them so that they cannot be released back into the environment even under high pressure. In addition, AbTech is the first company to combine an antimicrobial agent in its filtration material and provide the first solution that effectively destroys bacteria at the street level. For more information, please visit: http://www.abtechindustries.com.