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Celebrating 40 years of people & performance at Ecotech


WE ARE GROWING Melanie Chester INTERNATIONAL SALES MELBOURNE When I think about Ecotech, these words come to mind: changing, empowerment, interesting, awesome, engaging, diversity, solutions, dynamic, hectic, fun, exciting, teamwork, growth and family. Grant Kassell RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT MELBOURNE Kim Haines managed to arrive at the airport in Sri Lanka after his flight had already left. He had misread his ticket and thought the flight was 12 hours later than it actually was. Given flights out of Sri Lanka were only daily, it took about three days for him to limp home on a less direct trip. It left a lasting impression on me - I check and triple check all international flight tickets now! Bindhu Thomas PLANNING AND ADMINISTRATION INDIA Once our company’s driver, Ajay Kaushal, Viral Chitroda and I went out to purchase some diesel cans as per our plant’s requirement. While driving, there was a point when Ajay had to enter into the main road from the service road and a motorbike rider overtook our car from the wrong side and fell down. He got a bit injured in this small accident. It was a very unexpected situation and within no time, some people gathered on the spot. The funniest part is that sometimes people enjoy getting involved in unnecessary matters and argue without even analysing the real situation. By default, the bigger vehicle drivers are assumed to be at fault, no matter what. Similarly, here too the crowd was ready to beat the car driver for hitting the motorbike rider. Ajay somehow managed to make a quick escape from the spot, before the crowd could come closer, and handed over the car keys to me. The crowd thought that I was driving the car and so, Ajay escaped from getting beaten up from the crowd. Also being a lady driver, I had a privilege (people wouldn’t dare do something like this to a female… Ha ha ha ha!). We sorted the matter by taking the bike rider to the hospital and getting some first aid treatment for him. Even took up the matter with the nearby police station. At that point, when Ajay ran away from the spot, even we were quite nervous how to tackle the situation. But today, whenever we pass that point, we laugh about that incident and Ajay thanks me for saving him from getting beaten up by the crazy crowd. ECOTECH : TOGETHER

Marie Laborde RESEARCH ENGINEER SWITZERLAND Back in 2004, I was at the end of my contract with CSIRO and looking for a job. RDS [Robert Dal Sasso] happened to be at CSIRO one day and after sharing lunch with him and Melita Keywood, he brought me back with him to introduce me to the Human Resources and Environmental Reporting Services (ERS) managers at Ecotech. After a very informal interview, I left with an ERS contract and a lot of immigration paperwork to do! Once my visa was obtained a few months later, I arrived at Ecotech in Blackburn to discover that RDS forced Grant Kassell to take me on board. I was just reallocated to Research and Development (R&D)! Back then, R&D shared a huge industrial hall with the System department. The smell of the oil combined with the noise of the workshop reminded me of my best time in high school… I was home. The first few weeks were hard... very hard. Just imagine that you do not speak more than two words of English, and that you have Grant giving you, at full speed, the explanation of every single project. Eventually, I became fluent in the Kassell language... but it was not yet the other way around. Grant still had no idea what to do with me. A few months into the job, I still remember his face, puzzled, asking me how an aerosol engineer could be useful to him. I have to admit that I could not really figure this out either. Turned out, we managed after a good hour discussion, involving the full department, to find projects to involve me in... and that was the start of my time at Ecotech. The rest is history and countless numbers of good memories: Late night data processing with Grant and a tasteless Hawaiian pizza; multiple BBQs in the park; laughing at Mark listening to music while hiking; getting the LED nephelometer to work; drinking wine with Joe [Darwent] and Maxi [Robert Maxwell]; sharing knowledge with Grant, David [Logan] and Felicity [Sharp]; getting the US EPA certification for the Serinus range of gas analysers; installing countless number of booths at conferences; bike riding with Grant in Prague; fighting until 3 am to get this troublesome data that would prove the ACS (Aerosol Conditioning System) right, presenting the results; talking to and training customers; going to crazy random bars with Felicity in San Francisco; being jetlagged in a Starbucks cafe wondering what should we do next. 1989 Ecotech employs 10 staff and moves to new building in Melbourne, Australia OUR FRIENDS ACROSS THE GLOBE Guadalupe Rosas REPRESENTACIONES MEXICANAS DE MAQUINARIA Y EQUIPO (REP MEX) MEXICO Through the years I’ve worked with Ecotech I have seen many technological breakthroughs that have been implemented. The personalised support brought to us by Robert Dal Sasso, Nicholas Dal Sasso, Felicity Sharp and Steve Chamberlain-Ward helped us to close business with our customers. The support of Ecotech in quality, price and delivery time made the work to win our projects in Mexico. The Service Department at Ecotech provide prompt and effective support to Representaciones Mexicanas, allowing us to bring a quick and effective solution to our customers. Being part of the Ecotech family is a great privilege. Image by: Marie Laborde 19


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