Milestones

    1980s

    1987

    • Founded based upon centrifuge service and repair, Centrisys Corporation started in Libertyville, Illinois with three employees, who all still work at the company

    1988

    • Began Viscotherm partnership and installed our first Rotodiff® hydraulic scroll drive retrofit

    1989

    • Built our first CS Series dewatering centrifuge
    1990s

    1990

    • Developed a 3-phase dewatering centrifuge for crude oil recovery tank bottom application

    1999

    • Relocated our headquarters to Kenosha, Wisconsin with a 21,000 sq. ft. building
    2000s

    2000

    • Established a Benicia, California repair and service center

    2001

    • Expanded our Kenosha, Wisconsin headquarters building to 45,000 sq. ft.

    2002

    • Purchased Team Metal Fabricating to increase the Kenosha, Wisconsin machining capacity

    2004

    • Certified as ISO 9001:2001

    2005

    • Certified as ISO 9001:2008

    2006

    • Went global – first dewatering centrifuge installations in Germany, China and South America
    • Developed the CS18-3 dewatering centrifuge for petroleum process applications
    • Began CSI Technologies partnership to provide research, engineering and oilfield product development for the energy industries

    2007

    • Established a Oftersheim, Germany repair and service center
    • Began Dairy Specialists partnership and supply centrifuges to several Colorado area farmers
    • Named Wisconsin Manufacturer of the Year

    2008

    • Acquired a 20,000 sq. ft. warehouse in Stockton, California as a West coast repair and service center

    2009

    • Began Chengdu Tianbao Heavy Co. Ltd. partnership and established a joint venture facility for production, sales, repair and service in Chengdu, China
    • Established at the Viscotherm – Singapore location a repair and service center

    2010

    • Built a second building in Kenosha, Wisconsin for new build equipment, expanding our campus to 66,000 sq. ft.

    2011

    • Built first THK Series sludge thickener for waste activated sludge (WAS)

    2012

    • Acquired a third building in Kenosha, Wisconsin to warehouse $15 million in spare parts, expanding our campus to 95,000 sq. ft.
    • Established a Lufkin, Texas repair and service center
    • Established a Brazil, South America repair and service center
    • Began SH+E Group partnership for sales, distribution and consulting for waste-to-energy products in the North American market
    • Began Dolphin/Waste Management partnership
    • Began Schaunenburg partnership in tunneling and have supplied 40+ CS30-4 dewatering centrifuges
    • Michael Kopper named Milwaukee BizTimes Bravo! Entrepreneur Award

    2013

    • Installed our 2,000 hydraulic scroll drive
    • Began Vortencnia partnership and established a repair and service center in Argentina, South America
    • Received WEF Innovative Technology Award for the THK Series sludge thickener
    • Michael Kopper named as Kenosha County Entrepreneur of the Year

    2014

    • Launched CNP – Technology Water and Biosolids Corporation for nutrient removal and recovery
    • Acquired exclusive North American distribution for AirPrex®, a post-digestion P-recovery process
    • Acquired exclusive North American distribution for PONDUS™, a Thermo-Chemical Hydrolysis Process (TCHP)
    • Began Somerset Coal exclusive partnership and designed and manufactured a Sub325® centrifuge for the coal fines industry
    • Built first THK Series sludge thickener for primary sludge for Kenosha Water Utility Optimization project

    2015

    • Acquired by Chengdu Techcent Environment Co. Ltd. (Chengdu Tianbao Heavy Co. Ltd.), a longtime strategic partner since 2008; this investment enables the advancement of the Centrisys Corporation offerings at an accelerated rate, servicing more customers more effectively throughout the U.S., South America, Europe and Asia; leveraging Tianbao Heavy Industry’s in-market operational expertise, network and best practices allowed Centrisys to capture increased market share across the rapidly growing Asian market and beyond
    • Increased machine shop at Kenosha, Wisconsin headquarters to completely machine in-house parts for new build and repaired centrifuges to control product quality, help with delivery time and lower production costs
    • Completed the first North American waste-to-energy project which included PONDUS at Kenosha Water Utility in Kenosha, Wisconsin; Centrisys Corporation was financially responsible for the design-build project
    • Received Green Tec Award for AirPrex

    2016

    • Certifited as ISO 9001-2015
    • Acquired exclusive North American distribution for a low-temperature belt dryer from Sülzle Klein GmbH
    • Began Veolia partnership with a World Wide Supplier Agreement
    • Began E. & J. Gallo Winery partnership for wine production with CS26-4 dewatering centrifuges and minimization with THK600 sludge thickeners
    • Developed and designed the CD Series Vertical Cuttings Dryer for the oil field industry
    • Received U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Nutrient Recycling Challenge Award for AirPrex

    2017

    • Acquired exclusive worldwide licensing and distribution for CalPrex™, a pre-digestion P-recovery process, from Nutrient Recovery & Upcycling
    • Acquired exclusive North American distribution for digester and storage tanks from Lipp GmBH
    • American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) Grand Award Winner for the Kenosha Water Utility Optimization Project for CS Series, THK Series and PONDUS; recognized as a top project for the state of Wisconsin and nationally recognized in Washington D.C.
    • W&WD Top Project for the Kenosha Water Utility Optimization Project for CS Series, THK Series and PONDUS

    2018

    • Acquired exclusive North American distribution for Passavant® hydrograv® adapt Variable Inlet System, an inlet system that adjusts loading to fluctuations in a secondary clarifier, from Aqseptence Group GmbH
    • Introduced the CS6-4 (smallest) and CS44-4 (largest) dewatering centrifuges
    • Developed and designed a 4,000xG dewatering centrifuge
    • Added two more lathes and one more boring mill to double the amount of in-house machining
    • First North American AirPrex installed at Liverpool WWTP in Medina, Ohio and  Howard County in Savage, Maryland
    • Participated in a Tailored Collaborative Research (TCR), a program of The Water Research Foundation (WRF), for CalPrex to demonstrate the phosphorus removal and recovery potential
    • Named Utility of the Future Today Recognition Program for the Kenosha Water Utility Optimization Project for CS Series, THK Series and PONDUS

    2019

    • Employees 150+ employees worldwide
    • Completed a 35,000 sq. ft. expansion to our second building in Kenosha, Wisconsin, expanding our campus to 130,000 sq. ft.
    • Added a first of its kind underground balancing bunker which has a Schenk balancing machine, 12” reinforced walls and a 28” thick machine bed to ensure safety during the balancing process
    • Installed first hydrograv adapt Variable Inlet System in Hampton Roads, Virginia
    • Named Frost & Sullivan Product Leadership Award for the North America Sludge Treatment, PONDUS
    • Named CIOReview for the 20 Most Promising Metals and Mining Technology Solution Providers
    • Named Salvation Army Other’s Award Recipient for “Resources Supporting Others”