WE HAVE A PASSION FOR SOLVING PROBLEMS CELEBRATIONS ALL AROUND David Logan RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT MELBOURNE I think my proudest moment was developing the three wavelength nephelometer and being able to add the Backscatter feature. Anthony Knoepfle ENVIRONMENTAL REPORTING SERVICES (ERS) MELBOURNE The first day I walked in and no blast monitors were offline after months of work on communication issues – that was a proud day for me! Chris Fowler SYSTEMS MELBOURNE 2013 Winner of the 51st Australian Export Awards Mark Staples OPERATIONS MELBOURNE There have been a number of proud achievements for me. A lot of them follow the product (Serinus) that has gone through its lifecycle in Ecotech. The release of the Serinus was a proud moment – I was the project manager for its development and release. 1 Chris Fowler SYSTEMS MELBOURNE I went to New South Wales with Robert Dal Sasso for Systems Commissioning. He took me out one night for dinner to the Leagues Club with poker machines, etcetera. As I was short of cash and not really a gambler either, he offered me to try my luck, saying under his breath, “You’ve got Buckley’s chance.” Well guess what! First coin in, out comes 0 bucks. Should have seen Roberts face! I offered it back to Robert but ended up keeping it. He was a very nice boss. Chris Edwards RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT MELBOURNE After working in Production and also developing new products and systems, I was proud of the achievement I had contributed, after lots of hard and dedicated work, to be promoted to be the Systems Manager as a solo and growing independent department. The three international certifications we have achieved for the Serinus series analysers: • US EPA (USA) • TUV (Europe) • MEP (China) Bernard van Zyl EASTERN SALES BRISBANE The “Ecotech Insider” is a quality publication and I can't wait to see the next one. Great work in keeping it up to date with Naomi Dans, who only started yesterday and the inclusion of the Exactus BAM, only recently named. I know it is a team effort, but all kudos to Marketing for pulling it all together. Dilip Billore PRODUCTION INDIA Image by: Dilip Billore I was interviewed in December 2013 and visited the factory site in July 2014. Then after taking possession of the building in October 2014, we got the container with parts for the first batch of Serinus analysers from Melbourne in December 2014. One-year period and we can start production. My most proud moment was being awarded the “Employee of the Quarter”, along with the software team, in recognition of the final delivery of the Airodis project that had been running behind schedule. Another great success that makes me (and I am sure the vast majority of staff) very proud to be part of the Ecotech journey. Image by: Chris Fowler Image by: Dilip Billore ECOTECH : TOGETHER
OUR FRIENDS ACROSS THE GLOBE PROFESSIONAL JOURNEYS Chris Fowler SYSTEMS MELBOURNE When I first came to Ecotech I was impressed by the high-tech nature of this company. The first day impression was that this company values its employees and has a family orientated culture that created a very productive atmosphere. OMA Scientific Group IRAQ OMA has been working with Ecotech since the end of 2009. At that year, we just ordered a few analysers and systems. That was a starting point of our story with Ecotech. In 2011, OMA and Ecotech successfully won the order to supply 5 Air Quality Monitoring Stations (AQMS) with Ministry of Environment. These stations were installed in three different Governorates in the south of Iraq (Najaf, Meesan and Alqadisia). In 2013, we won another order with Ministry of Environment, a new AQMS for Al-Muthana Governorate. The OMA team is proud that despite all the difficulties from lack of infrastructure and power electricity, we successfully put all these stations to work in cooperation with your professional and dependable team. Your kind support and training during these years has helped us to keep the Ecotech name rank one in the Iraqi market and we believe that continued cooperation will help to expand the use of your stations and products all over Iraq. When I started at Ecotech it was a small high tech company, there was only about ten people, all very talented. During my time, now on near 30 years, I have helped to grow the business by developing products that are still in production today. I have enjoyed building and managing the Systems integration part of the company to a very professional and world class standard. The company has grown into a corporation, and this has been achieved through the leadership and skills of many dedicated and clever people. I think if I had to retain anything in the transition moving forward, it would be developing a way to retain some of the quality traditions of the business practice from which it was built. I am proud to be a part of this exciting enterprise and look forward to many future achievements within our industry, to assist protecting the world environment that we all share. Beijing Saak-Mar Environmental Instrument CHINA Ecotech has been a valuable partner for BMET over 10 years. The team at Ecotech is extremely professional and knowledgeable about the air monitoring market. Hope in the next stage, through BMET and Ecotech’s cooperation, the performance of the Ecotech brand in China continues to grow year over year. BMET helped Ecotech introduce the first generation nephelometer M9003 into China in 2002, and M9003 was used in Chinese Meteorological Administration Dust Storm Network in 2008. From 2009, Ecotech Aurora series nephelometer was introduced to research scientific industry, environmental monitoring industry, especially in the haze monitoring network of super-station. Aurora nephelometer was first used in haze monitoring in Guangzhou Panyu Station. So far, Aurora series integrating nephelometer have 190 customers in various fields of China. Aurora series participated in numerous super-stations, played important role in the observation of aerosol scattering coefficient and achieved important data. 55
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