ECS Environmental Acquires KCH Engineered Systems, HEIL Engineered Process Equipment

Feb. 7, 2020
ECS Environmental Solutions Acquired KCH Engineered Systems and HEIL Engineered Process Equipment to better serve industrial and municipal markets.

ECS Environmental Solutions, KCH Engineered Systems, and HEIL Engineered Process Equipment announced they have come together to form a single organization to meet the odor and air pollution control needs of municipal and industrial customers.

The combination of the three companies brings together ECS, a designer and manufacturer of odor control systems for the municipal wastewater market with KCH and HEIL, leaders in the design and manufacture of air pollution control systems for industrial markets. ECS/KCH/HEIL now provides a full suite of fiberglass and thermoplastic products including chemical scrubbers, biological systems, carbon adsorption systems, NSF-certified degasifiers, AMCA-certified exhaust fans and blowers, mist eliminators, and corrosion-resistant ducting to meet the challenges of air pollution control needs.       

“We’re thrilled to be joining forces with KCH and Heil,” said Jeff Jones, CEO of ECS. “We’ve known of each other for a long time and have been impressed by each others’ organizations. The combination allows us to bring our knowledge of the municipal market together with KCH and HEIL’s industrial expertise.

“We’re very excited to bring these three leaders in the odor and air pollution control industry together,” said Kyle Hankinson,  president of KCH and HEIL. “With the combination of ECS, KCH, and HEIL we now have the strongest, most experienced team in the industry available to meet a full range of challenges faced by our customers. 

Both Jones and Hankinson stressed that customers of ECS, KCH, and HEIL will continue to receive the same outstanding service and quality to which they have become accustomed. The combined ECS/KCH/HEIL offers customers deep and vertical integration that allows the company to control quality and scheduling. The combination also gives customers three facilities to lean on for support of their projects with world class FRP, thermoplastic, and metal fabrication experience and engineering depth.  

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