Our History

Since our inception in 1969, Kemco has led the industry with sustainable, customizable, low-cost solutions to help its clients maintain their competitive edge. As demand for its systems grew, so did the size and capabilities of the company. Today, Kemco continues to lead the way in water and energy solutions, providing guaranteed results in recycling rates, energy efficiency, and operating costs.

1969

Kemco Systems is founded in Milwaukee, WI by Skip Kemberling and the continuous tube Heat Exchanger is perfected.

1969

1974

Kemco introduces Flash Steam and Steam Heating systems to the industry.

1974

1977

Kemco is the first to introduce the 99.7% fuel efficient Direct Contact Water Heater.

1977

1978

Continuing its pioneering role in heat recovery, Kemco introduces the Boiler Stack Economizer.

1978

1979

The first Pre-Packaged, Ready-to-Use Water Systems are marketed to the industry.

1979

1980

Kemco is the first to adopt and utilize Computer Assisted Design (CAD) within the industry.

1980

1983

The first ASME Texas State approval for Direct Contact Waters is awarded to Kemco.

1983

1985

Kemco headquarters relocates to Clearwater, FL.

1985

1986

Kemco implements the first computerized Plant Control System (precursor to the Monarch).

1986

1988

Wastewater Treatment and Filtration systems marketing begins.

1988

1992

The Air Sparged Hydrocyclone (ASH), Vibro Separator (Shaker Screen), and Rotary Screen are introduced.

1992

1996

Program Logic Controls (PLC) are included on all relevant equipment.

1996

1998

Kemco launches the first full computerized plant monitoring and trending system, Monarch Controls.

1998

1999

Kemco continues to pave the way in water reuse and recycle with the advent of the Ceramic Microfiltration (CMF) and Nanofiltration systems

1999

2000

Obtained NSF Certifications and Kemco is among the first to be pre-certified to produce Low NOx Direct Contact Water Heaters.

2000

2004

Kemco introduces new technologies: Turbo Disc Filtration and Cool Down Exchanger.

2004

2015

Kemco installs it’s 5,000th system.

2015

2019

Kemco celebrates their 50th Anniversary.

2019

2019

Kemco introduces Water Recycling as a Service with the release of CONSERVE.

2019

2019

Kemco introduces System Protection for the Future with the release of PROTECT.

2019

2019

Kemco acquires DAF technology leader, Water Resources, Inc.

2019

2019

Kemco Systems acquires Bob Johnson & Associates 

2019

Get in touch

Clearwater: 11500 47th Street North, Clearwater, FL 33762

Houston: 16420 W Hardy Rd #100, Houston, TX 77060

Get In Touch With The Clearwater Office:
(800)-633-7055
Info@Kemcosystems.com

Get In Touch With The Houston Office:
(281)-873-5555
Bja@Kemcosystems.com

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