Legionella Update

Posted by Jeremy Stokes on Aug 23, 2017 2:19:00 PM


CMS Requirement to Reduce Legionella Risk

In an effort to keep you informed on the latest developments in the water treatment industry, QualiChem has summarized what you need to know to educate yourself and your customer in regards to the recently released Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) memorandum on Legionella Risk in Healthcare Facilities.


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QualiChem Announces New Expansion

Posted by Doug Frassa on May 1, 2017 1:38:36 PM

QualiChem recently began construction of a new manufacturing facility which will serve as an expansion to our capacity in Salem, Virginia.  The expansion, which totals approximately 24,000 sq. ft., will essentially double our footprint to allow for uninterrupted growth in our manufacturing well into the future.  QualiChem will now have approximately 70,000 sq. ft. of office, lab, manufacturing, and warehouse space in the Salem, VA area.

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QualiChem Welcomes Regional Business Manager Jeff Hobday

Posted by Doug Frassa on Mar 15, 2017 4:37:18 PM

I am pleased to announce that Jeff Hobday has joined the QualiChem Water Treatment team as a Regional Business Manager for the Water Treatment Division effective September 2, 2016.

Jeff is responsible for new business development within the Water Treatment Division working with new clients as well as existing customers of QualiChem.  Jeff also provides technical and product application support, customer training and on-site support to clients as needed to support their needs in growing their business.

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QualiChem Named Small Business of the Year by Chamber of Commerce

Posted by Doug Frassa on Nov 1, 2016 11:45:27 AM

SALEM, Va. – Oct. 25, 2016 – QualiChem, an international manufacturer of water treatment chemicals and metalworking fluids, has been recognized as the Small Business of the Year by the Regional Chamber of Commerce in Roanoke, Va.

The selection criteria for the Small Business of the Year award are increased sales, employee growth, staying power, innovation and contributions to the community, according to the Chamber.

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What Does it Mean to be Named AWT Supplier of the Year? To Us, a Lot

Posted by Doug Frassa on Sep 12, 2016 9:39:31 AM

We’re back from another great AWT show. We really enjoyed meeting new water treatment professionals, seeing many of our terrific customers, and spending time in beautiful San Diego.

This year’s AWT was truly special. We were incredibly humbled and honored to be recognized by our peers, customers, and the AWT as the 2016 Supplier of the Year.

So, what does it mean to be named Supplier of The Year?

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3 Potential Causes of Microbiological Fouling

Posted by David Burroughs on May 31, 2016 10:24:05 AM


In our next post in this series, we want to discuss causes of microbiological fouling. This type of fouling occurs when planktonic, or free floating bacteria, attach to surfaces throughout the cooling system. As they attach, the bacteria will form a slime barrier that is used to protect the bacteria and to enhance the ability to stay attached to the surface. This environment they produce also helps with growth of the bacteria as it is a stable surrounding that can provide the food and protection needed for the bacteria to flourish.

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QualiChem Welcomes Technical Support Engineer Jeremy Stokes

Posted by Doug Frassa on May 10, 2016 10:29:27 AM

I am pleased to announce that Jeremy Stokes will be joining the QualiChem Water Treatment team as a Technical Support Engineer for the Water Treatment Division effective May 2, 2016. Jeremy will be responsible for the execution of multiple support functions for the Water Treatment Division.

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