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H2O. Leaders in Zero Liquid Discharge.

Join us for a short but exciting journey through 30 years of VACUDEST technology and more than 10 years of H2O.


Introduction of the product range vacuum distillation units at Mannesmann Demag Wittig


Construction of the first VACUDEST vacuum distillation unit for the treatment of solvents.

Registration of the brand VACUDEST


Construction of the first VACUDEST vacuum distillation unit for the treatment of wastewater.


Taking over by Gardner Denver Inc. USA and founding of Gardner Denver Wittig GmbH


Management buy-out of the vacuum distillation branch of Gardner Denver Wittig through our management Frank Schlegel and Matthias Fickenscher thus founding of H2O GmbH.

Relocation to the bigger production facilities in Maulburg.


Presentation of our first VACUDEST with the self-cleaning heat exchanger Activepowerclean at the Hannover Trade Fair. Exactly what industry had been waiting for!

We are one of the "top 3" at the "International Best Factory Award" of the Export Academy Reutlingen, Germany.


We took pride in winning the Baden Württemberg Promotion Award for Young Companies.

Our first subsidiary H2O North Europe AB in Sweden was founded.


H2O takes over the customer care and the after sales service of the German company VacuTec.

VacuTec was part of Wagner Magnete and produced vacuum distillation systems.


The foundation stone for the first phase of construction on the 6.600 m² plot in Steinen was laid. In the seven following years we invested a total amount of 2.8 million Euros in 3 phases of construction in our new production and office building.

The new building´s motto is "building is to believe in the future" – a zero liquid discharge future!


Relocation to the new office building and production facilities in Steinen.


20th anniversary of our trade mark VACUDEST.

Presentation of our new Clearcat series - crystal clear distillate becomes true even when treating complex waste water.

Our quality management system has been accredited according to ISO 9001:2000.


Introduction of the new VACUDEST series - easier maintenance and excellent acoustic insulation.


We celebrate 10 years of H2O.

Nomination of the VACUDEST Clearcat technology for the Environmental award of the German state Baden-Württemberg in the category "Emission reduction, treatment and separation".

We introduced our new convenient Vacutouch control panel – intuitionally operating.

The complete peripheral equipment is shown, additional remote control through ethernet or modem for simplified maintenance is possible.


25th anniversary of our trade mark VACUDEST and 10th anniversary of our subsidiary H2O North Europe AB. A reason to celebrate.

Founding of our subsidiary H2O Polska Sp. Z o.o. in Poland.


Founding of our sales office in Mexico.


We bring the double Destcontrol on the market. Our customers benefit from improved quality of the purified water and higher process reliability.


We introduce the new VACUDEST XXL. With a treatment capacity of 30,000 m³ / year it sets new standards in the market for energy-saving vacuum distillation systems.


Having actively implemented sustainability in the company as well as our products qualified us as an official partner of the Blue Competence sustainability initiative of the VDMA.

Establishment of our third subsidiary H2O Kunshan in China.


30th anniversary of our VACUDEST vacuum distillation systems.


Foundation of the Swiss subsidiary H2O Suisse


Anniversary year: We celebrate 20 years H2O GmbH

Launch of our new VACUDEST XS Clearcat: Even our small units now achieve crystal clear distillate


You have questions on our VACUDEST systems?

Kindly contact us!


Your contact is:

Thomas Dotterweich
 Senior Sales Engineer

+49 7627 9239-306


You need consumables, spare parts or a maintenance date?

We will be pleased to assist you!


Your contact is:

Carles Fité
 Technical Customer Support

+49 7627 9239-888


You want to be part of our team and create the wastewater-free future with us?

We will tell you how!


Your contact is:

Bettina Böhringer
Human Resources

+49 7627 9239-201

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