Jerry Tegels Joins H2O Innovation as Biofuels Sales Manager

Jerry Tegels has joined the team at H2O Innovation as the Biofuels Sales Manager. Prior to joining H2O Innovation, Jerry has worked with water treatment chemicals and equipment  for over 30 years. Jerry started his career as a Chemical Engineer at a Ryko Manufacturing, where he worked on Reverse Osmosis systems in the early days of RO, as well chemical blending and chemical application systems. For the past 20+ years, he has been in technical/chemical sales with Betz/GE Water and Buckman in the ethanol process treatment and Industrial water treatment areas. Utilizing his experience with RO and filtration systems, Jerry will strive to grow the biofuels and power industry segments for H2O. Jerry has been involved with many of the industry trade associations, including Growth Energy, Renewable Fuels Association (RFA), Renewable Fuels Nebraska (RFN), Iowa Renewable Fuels Association (IRFA) and the American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE). He is on the Editorial Board for Ethanol Today magazine and has advocated for the biofuels industry on the national and state levels, making 14 trips to Washington, DC in the past 6 years. He is based in Ankeny, Iowa.

Over the past 20 years, H2O Innovation has been a part of the biofuels industry in North America by providing membrane treatment equipment, chemicals, consumables, and services for over 60 ethanol plants. Jerry will lead a team focused on increasing H2O Innovation’s presence and increasing capital and aftermarket sales in the industry. “The addition of Jerry is a key to our strategy of redoubling our commitment to an industry that has been very important to our growth over the years”, stated Gregory Madden, Vice President, H2O Innovation. “Our experience and expertise both in providing capital equipment, and in servicing that same equipment, coupled with Jerry’s knowledge of the North American industry, will no doubt put us in a great position to grow with biofuels in the coming years”.

About H2O Innovation
H2O Innovation designs and provides state-of-the-art, custom-built and integrated water treatment solutions based on membrane filtration technology for municipal, industrial, energy and natural resources end-users. The Corporation’s activities rely on three pillars which are i) water & wastewater projects, and aftermarket services; ii) specialty products, including a complete line of specialty chemicals, consumables and specialized products for the water treatment industry; and iii) operation and maintenance services for water and wastewater treatment systems. For more information, visit