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  1. Anguil Environmental to Exhibit at SEMICON West

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    SEMICON West truly connects the entire extended electronics supply chain. Anguil Environmental is excited to be a part of the 2021 event in San Francisco this December. It is the premier place to keep up with manufacturing developments of chips, lithography, printed circuit boards and liquid crystal displays. The three day event consists of technical presentations, networking and exhibitions regarding materials, equipment, design, manufacturing, system integration and demand channels.

    Anguil understands the industry’s need for up-time, increased production and environmental compliance. Visitors to booth 1645 will learn about the latest abatement technologies and techniques. Interested in setting up a meeting with one of our sales engineers? Call Kevin Summ at 414-365-6400 or email us, and we will set aside some time to speak with you about your unique needs.

    Visit for more details. We hope to see you in San Francisco.

  2. eChem Expo & Anguil Presentation

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    Different oxidizer technologies are used on various applications in the chemical industry for the destruction of Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs), Hazardous Air Pollutants (HAPs) and odorous emissions. No other supplier has the worldwide experience with emission control applications in this industry like Anguil does.

    Held every two years in Kingsport, Tennessee, eChem Expo is a one-day event packed with seminars on innovation, productivity, and sustainability for chemical processors. On October 19th and 20th, Anguil personnel will be located in the Knowledge Center Hub. We welcome the opportunity to meet attendees to discuss their air pollution control and energy recovery needs.

    During the show, William Weingart of Anguil will be presenting to attendees on the Technologies and Techniques used on rich fume, VOC control applications. Determining which oxidizer technology to apply relies on the flow, temperature, concentration and contaminants coming from the process. Many chemical processing processes generate VOCs and HAPs that are inert, or contain very little oxygen, and are extremely concentrated. The same facility can also have other emission sources that produce dilute streams with plenty of oxygen but not much calorific value.

    Treating both of these flows in the same oxidizer system can save a substantial amount of money in capital expenditures and operating expenses. However, combining the different emission sources does present some challenges for the abatement systems. Our presentation will examine, in detail, all the benefits and potential hurdles when destroying inert and dilute emission streams in a single abatement device using real world examples and data. In addition, we will cover the various equipment options and maintenance recommendations specific to abatement projects in the chemical processing industry. Click here to see the seminar schedule.

    Interested in setting up a meeting with one of our sales engineers? Call Kevin Summ at 414-365-6400 or email us, and we will set aside some time to speak with you about your unique needs.

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  3. Another Top Workplace Award for Anguil!

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    Top Workplace WinnerAnguil Environmental has been recognized as a Top Workplace in Southeastern Wisconsin by The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel for the seventh time. Thousands of companies from across the state competed for this award and Anguil was one of the 141 selected. Winners are based solely upon feedback from employee surveys.

    “This is our seventh time being honored as a Top Workplace and the recognition has not lost it’s significance with management” said Deb Anguil, Chief Operating Officer of Anguil Environmental. “Family culture is one of our core company values. The fact that Top Workplace winners are determined by feedback from employees tells us that our team members feel a part of the family which is very important to organizational growth”

    “Anguil is committed to protecting the environment with unmatched engineering, innovative equipment, guaranteed compliance and reliable service.” said Chris Anguil, President of Anguil Environmental. “None of that is possible without the dedication and hard work of our employees. Thanks to everyone for making Anguil a Top Workplace. We appreciate everything you do and especially your tenacity and efforts during these tough times.”

    The complete list of winners can be found on

    See what it is like to be an Anguil Employee.

  4. Addressing India’s Air Pollution Control Needs

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    In response to increased demand for its environmental technologies and services, Anguil Environmental Systems Inc. (Anguil) is expanding its’ coverage in the Indian market with the formation of a wholly owned subsidiary in the country. On June 22nd, 2020, the articles of incorporation were approved by government officials and Anguil Environmental Systems Private Limited was formed. Since then, Anguil has establish a direct presence by securing an office in Gujarat and hiring several seasoned employees with plans for more hires in early 2021.

    Anguil has been serving the global air pollution control market since 1978. With well-established partners already in place and several successful installations throughout India, company executives felt the time was right. “Forming a subsidiary of the United States parent has always been part of the company’s overall international strategy” said Chris Anguil, President of Anguil Environmental. “After successfully penetrating the European and Asian markets, we knew India was a priority given the growing demand for pollution control solutions.”

    Having an established company in the local market allows Anguil technologies to be manufactured utilizing local resources while avoiding substantial international freight costs and duties. Customers can expect a responsive, single source provider for their specific pollution control needs. With a dedicated local team of technical sales, engineering, and service resources at the ground level, the company seeks to serve the nation with the best technology at affordable price.

    Make sure to visit our company directory to contact our team in India or see a list of all Anguil locations.

  5. Company Commitment During COVID-19

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    These are unprecedented times with the global outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19). We want our customers, partners, suppliers, employees and community to know that Anguil is following an existing, robust, business continuity plan for managing situations such as this. In fact, our leadership has been preparing for this disruption in the United States since the virus first hit our offices in China last February. Anguil is also following the recommendations of local, state and federal health officials to protect our employees and surrounding community while continuing to serve our customers to the best of our ability.

    As the world continues to grapple with this pandemic, many federal and state agencies are imposing shelter in place restrictions to prevent the spread of Coronavirus. We understand that many of our customers are considered essential businesses in critical infrastructure industries such as Chemical, Defense, Industrial, Energy, and Transportation, and therefore cannot cease operations.

    Our number one priority will remain the health and well-being of our team, while doing whatever possible to service our customers, their facilities and production. We are dedicated to remaining flexible in our approach and adjusting accordingly to keep them operational.

    • Our entire service team and support staff remains healthy and is setup online, ready to assist you via remote connection or teleconferencing. For customers requiring onsite services, we are investigating each situation on a case-by-case basis so please contact our service department.
    • As a provider to critical business sectors we will continue to operate all of our fabrication facilities including those locations where the population has been placed under a ‘stay at home’ order. Anguil fabrication facilities will remain open as long as possible for any emergency fabrication needs while trying to maintain production schedules.
    • We have implemented a work from home policy for all non-essential employees in Accounting, Administration, Purchasing, Sales and Marketing. All individuals in these departments can be reached via phone or email.
    • Our purchasing department is maintaining constant contact with our major supply chain partners to ensure the continued flow of products and services.

    For 40 years and counting, Anguil has taken on complex environmental challenges and stood strong for our customer. That will not change in the face of these unprecedented times.

    Should you have any questions, please call the corporate office (800-488-0230). This is a very fluid situation so please revisit this page for future updates.

    Chris Anguil, President-Anguil Environmental Systems

  6. Federal Environmental Advisory Committee Appoints Kevin Summ

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    Anguil Environmental is very proud to announce that our Director of Marketing, Kevin Summ, was recently selected by the Secretary of Commerce to serve on the Environmental Technologies Trade Advisory Committee (ETTAC) for a second two-year term. Under the guidance of the United States Department of Commerce, Kevin and his fellow committee members will advise government officials on environmental technologies, trends, policies and markets to improve our nations’ reputation as an international leader.
    Over the past twenty-plus years, Kevin has been actively involved in the marketing and sale of environmental technologies for various industrial applications. With a solid technical understanding of pollution control systems and the international regulations to which they are applied, Kevin brings a wealth of insight into many of the barriers that US companies face in doing business overseas. This knowledge will be extremely valuable as the ETTAC charter works to provide input on the development and administration of programs to expand US exports of environmental technologies, goods, services and products that comply with US environmental, safety, and related requirements.

    “Being one of only forty people appointed to ETTAC speaks to Kevin’s experience with the promotion of sound environmental technologies and his dedication to protecting our environment.” said Chris Anguil, President of Anguil Environmental Systems. “As a company, we are happy to sponsor Kevin’s involvement in ETTAC as their mission coincides with Anguil’s pledge to provide environmental and energy solutions that ensure cleaner air and water for future generations.”

    More information on committee members and the 2018-2020 and 2020-2022 charters can be found on the International Trade Administration website:

    The ETTAC welcomes comments and suggestions from the public. If you wish to make a comment for consideration by the Committee, or for information about previous ETTAC charters, please contact Victoria Yue at

  7. New Trends In Industrial Pollution Control

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    If you have both air and water pollution control needs, how do you know that your treatment approach is optimizing performance and operating costs? As you undertake pollution abatement projects, how can you really be sure that you’re protected against creeping project costs, missing compliance requirements, and project management headaches?

    An integrated approach to industrial air and water pollution abatement is gaining traction as an optimal solution, with many benefits including one point of contact, reduced project administration and a holistic solution. However, finding and leveraging a provider with sufficient expertise across both sectors is challenging, if not nearly impossible.

    This discussion will examine industrial pollution control trends through the lens of a single source air and water solutions provider, offering insight into avoiding abatement project pitfalls and how an integrated approach can save you time, money, and hassles.

    Click here to register for the live event, or view on demand, the interview with Tim Hermes of Environmental Leader and Anguil Environmental Systems.

  8. Anguil Celebrates a Major Milestone

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    Milwaukee, WI: Starting an environmental company in the late 1970’s was not nearly as well received as it would be today, but Gene Anguil, Founder of Anguil Environmental Systems, persevered. Four decades later, Anguil is recognized as a worldwide leader of industrial air pollution control and wastewater treatment technologies. On August 12th, the company is hosting a 40th anniversary party that will be truly international, drawing attendees from across the United States, Asia, and Europe. Held in downtown Milwaukee, the private celebration will be one of the first events in the new wing at Discovery World overlooking Lake Michigan.

    Approximately four-hundred people are expected at the Sunday evening party. Guests will consist of employees, both current and former, as well as partners, key suppliers, sales representatives and close family friends. “It’s important that we recognize the people and companies that helped us get where we are today,” said Gene. “While my wife was our first, and arguably most-important employee, there were also a lot of other vital contributors to our success.”

    The night will include a multimedia presentation focused on Anguil’s Recipe for Success: Vision, Expertise, Leadership, Employees, Resilience, Fun, Community, and Family. Dinner and dancing will follow a series of speeches by key Anguil personnel. According to Chris Anguil, son of Gene and President of the company, “August 12th also happens to be Gene’s 80th birthday, so there may be some surprises”.

    Throughout the past four decades, the company has celebrated countless successes, but also persevered through some challenges. Major milestones include several moves into increasingly larger facilities, the establishment of international operations, development of an extensive global sales representative network, and a continuous garnering of awards like the employee-driven Top Workplace distinction and the Environmental Business Journal Achievement Award. The tragic passing of Gene’s oldest son Jeff in 1993, then company President, was one of those challenging moments that tested the company’s resiliency while cementing the family culture that still exists today.
    The 40th anniversary celebration comes at a time of widespread enthusiasm for the company’s mission and steady growth, including the hiring of several third generation Anguil employees, aggressive global sales targets, and the completion of a remodel of their corporate headquarters in Brown Deer. This investment buoys the optimism of employees and the surrounding community, looking ahead to many more years of success.

    About Anguil Environmental Systems, Incorporated: Anguil provides environmental and energy solutions that ensure cleaner air and water for future generations. Company values include a commitment to customer satisfaction, high integrity, family culture, continuous improvement, a passion for excellence and organizational growth. The company is uniquely capable of supplying integrated air and water treatment solutions to the global manufacturing sector and industrial markets for environmental compliance.

    On vapor combustion applications, Anguil has over four decades of experience with the design, manufacturing, service and installation of thermal and catalytic oxidizers for the destruction of Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs), Hazardous Air Pollutants (HAPs), process odors and Nitrous Oxides (NOX). Anguil also specializes in energy recovery systems that reduce a company’s operating costs, lower their carbon footprint and decrease energy consumption by utilizing waste heat from manufacturing processes.

    On the water side, Anguil Aqua provides turnkey water treatment systems that target solid or liquid pollutants from industrial and remediation applications. As a custom solution company, they can integrate a range of technologies with proven techniques to meet specific site challenges.

  9. Carbon Fiber Market Drives Strong Sales

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    December 31st, 2017 / MILWAUKEE, WI: Anguil recently received the largest order in company history in the carbon fiber market, which reflects industry confidence in their state-of-the-art technical advances revolutionizing carbon fiber emissions treatment. Anguil’s air pollution abatement systems offer the industry’s most advanced technology for meeting the toughest environmental regulatory standards in the world for controlling air emissions from oxidation ovens and LT/HT carbonization furnaces.

    The integrated systems draw upon an enhanced design that help customers in the industry achieve more productive operations, providing significant operating efficiency by reducing energy consumption of typical process equipment by 17%. Rich Grzanka, Vice President of Anguil, focuses on sales of carbon fiber equipment and explained the company’s market success: “Tightening of environmental air emission regulations around the world have combined with increased demand for lightweight, yet strong materials like carbon fiber, used in the manufacturing of more efficient aircraft and automobiles, to drive growth in this industry and our business.”

    Anguil specializes in providing a seamless integrated systems approach to air pollution control for carbon fiber production facilities considering a three-prong approach:

    • Process Emissions – Oxidation Ovens & Carbonization Furnaces; Hydrogen Cyanide (HCN), Ammonia (NH3), Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs), Tar, Silica
    • Abatement Equipment – Regenerative Thermal Oxidisers (RTOs), Multi Staged Direct Fired Thermal Oxidisers (MS-DFTO), Secondary Heat Recovery, Particulate Control
    • Operational & Maintenance Considerations – Designed to Maximize Up Time, Energy Efficiency and Heat Return to Process. Minimize Maintenance Time & Costs.

    Anguil celebrated record-breaking sales in 2017, with the carbon fiber market playing an integral role in their success and strengthening reputation worldwide. In 2018, Anguil will continue to focus on the carbon fiber market, demonstrating their long-term commitment to developing state-of-the-art technical advances for the carbon fiber industry. Anguil representatives will be in Paris from March 6th – 8th exhibiting at JEC World 2018, a trade show uniting the global carbon fiber and composites industry. Anguil team members will be on hand throughout the conference at booth R31f to explain how their energy-efficient oxidizer systems are revolutionizing the industry and why they have the highest environmental performance on record.

  10. Anguil Environmental Systems Receives 2017 EBJ Business Achievement Award

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    MILWAUKEE, WI: Anguil Environmental Systems, Inc. is pleased to announce that they have been chosen as a 2017 Environmental Business Journal® (EBJ) award winner. EBJ, a business research publication which provides high value strategic business intelligence to the environmental industry, honors several companies each year for revenue growth, acquisitions, innovative project designs, technology applications, new practice areas, social contributions and industry leadership. Anguil was honored as a bronze winner in the Midsize Firm category and was lauded for record sales in 2017, family leadership, and its global reach. Anguil celebrates 40 years in business in 2018, and over the past four decades has developed abatement technologies that control volatile organic compounds, hazardous air pollutants, process odors, nitrogen oxides and water contaminants.

    “In what is widely regarded as a stable market, a number of companies exceeded the norms of low single-digit growth with double-digit growth or ambitious ventures into new practice areas or technology development,” said Grant Ferrier, president of Environmental Business International Inc. (EBI, San Diego), publisher of Environmental Business Journal.

    Anguil’s EBJ award distinction joins several other major recognitions including: Four-time “Future 50” award winner, two-time winner of WI Exporter of the Year, three-time winner of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s Top Workplaces awards, recognition by the US Chamber of Commerce as “One of the best managed companies in America,” and honored by the Small Business Association with the Jeffrey Butland Family Business Award.

    The 2017 EBJ awards will be presented at a special ceremony at the Environmental Industry Summit XVI in San Diego, Calif. on March 21, 2018. The Environmental Industry Summit is an annual three-day executive retreat hosted by EBI, Inc. and 2020 Environmental Group.