• MECO Ireland Expands Team to Support the Growing Demands for High Purity Water and Steam

    MECO Ireland has expanded its service engineering team and technical sales team to meet the growing demands for high purity water systems throughout the region and Europe. The number of  installations continue to climb as Purified Water (PW), Water...

  • MECO Remains Committed to Contributing to the Fight Against COVID-19

    As the world is approaching the one-year anniversary of being in lockdown from the novel coronavirus, MECO remains steadfast in our commitment to contributing to the global response to end the pandemic. Producing over 25 million gallons of pharmaceutical...

  • MECO Welcomes Fredrick Dade as Our New Quality and Safety Manager

    MECO is pleased to welcome Fredrick Dade as MECO’s new Quality and Safety Manager. Mr. Dade has a BS in Industrial Engineering from Texas A&M and has worked in Manufacturing and Quality since 1999. He has fourteen years of...

  • MECO Invests in New Technology to Further Manufacturing Capabilities

    MECO’s new vertical turret lathe for high precision turning operations has arrived and is running in the facility. As the workhorse of the industry, the YV1200 allows MECO to perfectly match the right level of machine tool technology and...

  • Seasons’ Greetings!

    Nothing says, “deck the halls” like the fragrant smell of something warm and comforting cooking in the kitchen. That’s why, this holiday, MECO has partnered with the legendary Antoine’s Restaurant in the New Orleans French Quarter to share their world-famous Creole...

  • MECO Salutes Veterans on Veterans Day

    MECO would like to wish a Happy Veteran’s Day to all who served our country and those who continue to do so. We are especially proud to salute our 34 MECO employees who dedicated their lives to protect our...

  • MECO’s High Purity Water and Steam Systems Play a Critical Role in Supporting Operation Warp Speed (OWS)

    MECO, a world leader in the design and manufacture of water purification systems, is currently involved in multiple Operation Warp Speed (OWS) projects. Operation Warp Speed is a public/private partnership initiated by the US government to facilitate and accelerate...

  • MECO is Recognized by the ISPE Facility of the Year Awards As Supply Partners to Category Winners

    MECO WATER SYSTEMS HAVE BEEN UTILIZED BY 17 ISPE CATEGORY WINNERS OVER THE PAST DECADE. MECO, a world leader in engineered water purification solutions, is honored to be a part of our customers’ success in the annual ISPE Facility...

  • Combating the Coronavirus with Pure Water

    MECO’s High Purity Water Systems Aid the Biopharmaceutical Industry in COVID-19 Vaccine Development   Mandeville, Louisiana (June 30, 2020) – With global biopharmaceutical companies racing to develop the first COVID-19 vaccine, Louisiana-based MECO ramps up production of water purification...

  • MECO Named Essential Supplier for Biopharmaceutical Companies Around the World

    As the world is combatting the spread of COVID-19, biopharmaceutical companies are racing to produce COVID-19 testing kits, PPE, IV fluids and other medications. In order to meet these demands, the biopharmaceutical industry relies heavily on pharmaceutical grade water...

  • HOW ULTRA-PURE WATER IS HELPING BIOPHARMACEUTICAL COMPANIES MANUFACTURE LIFE-SAVING DRUGS TO COMBAT COVID-19

      While the coronavirus, COVID-19, continues to spread around the world, biopharmaceutical companies are working tirelessly to manufacture a vaccine, life-saving medication and testing kits. One of the critical utilities used in the manufacture of these products is ultra-pure...

  • MECO Technology Brings Improved Water and Energy Recovery to Customers

    The MECO smartANALYTICS™ program is proving to be more than just a watchful eye. With access to untapped data, MECO smartANALYTICS™ customers see how their water purification systems operate in real-time. MECO MASTERpak™ ULTRA systems utilizing the smartANALYTICS program will...

  • Happy Chinese New Year!

    MECO celebrates the Year of the Rat  鼠 (SHǓ) Wishing everyone good fortune and success in 2020!🐀🎇🐲🧧Discover the myths and traditions behind the Chinese New Year and why 2020 is predicted to bring good fortune and success in our...

  • Happy Holidays and a Sustainable New Year!

      MECO water helps biopharmaceutical companies discover and manufacture life-saving drugs. It powers the world through the energy sector and hydrates our soldiers who fight for our freedom. Every holiday season, MECO makes donations to various charitable organizations that have...

  • MECO Desalination System Aboard World Record Platform

    Recently, the Umm Lulu Gas Treatment Platform (ULGTP) broke a Guinness World Records™ (GWR) title for the ‘Heaviest single-module topside on a fixed steel jacket.’ The record-beating, ULGTP set on a fixed steel jacket weighs 31,515 metric tonnes.¹ The...

  • MECO HOSTS INDUSTRY LEADING SEMINARS

    MECO, a world leader in the design and construction of critical water and steam systems hosts multiple educational seminars around the world. The seminars cover industry regulations, validation activities and various methods of producing and operating critical water and...

  • MECO’s Membrane Based Product Line Produces WFI Grade Water

    MECO’s membrane based WFI technology, the MASTERpak Ultra, combines reverse osmosis, electrodeionization and ultrafiltration in a single package for the production of Water for Injection (WFI). MECO’s MASTERpak systems have long been a mainstay of Purified Water production within...

  • MECO Reaches Five Year Anniversary Milestone in Environmentally Friendly Manufacturing Facility

    Built With You and Our Environment in Mind MECO recognizes it’s five year anniversary since the grand opening of it’s state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Mandeville, Louisiana.  Our 100,000 square-foot home is more than a manufacturing facility – it’s the...

  • MECO Receives Award for Leadership in Safety

    The Louisiana Workers’ Compensation Corporation (LWCC) honored MECO with the LWCC Safest 70 Award. The Safest 70 Award program acknowledges leadership and employee safety in the workplace and the effectiveness of the company’s safety efforts. “Safety is our number...

  • MECO Improves Client’s Efficiency and Energy Cost Savings

    Combining MECO SMARTANALYTICS technology with Multiple Machine Installations Improves Client’s Operational Efficiency and Reduces Energy Costs While Enhancing Sustainable Practices.   , MECO’s smartANALYTICS™ technology and service recently reported 50 percent savings on energy consumption and operational efficiency...

  • MECO WATER SYSTEMS HAVE BEEN UTILIZED BY 16 ISPE FACILITY OF THE YEAR AWARD WINNERS IN THE PAST 9 YEARS

    MECO, a world leader in engineered water purification solutions, is honored to be a part of our customers’ success in the annual ISPE Facility of the Year Awards.  MECO continues to provide our customers with the broadest base of...

  • MECO Celebrates World Water Day With Water Scarcity Quiz

    WHERE TOMORROW GETS ITS WATER.® MECO’s promise to provide innovative and sustainable solutions for our clients and for our future. During World Water Week, we posted facts about Water Scarcity to bring awareness to this critical issue that affects...

  • MECO Ireland Team to Speak at the ISPE Ireland Affiliate Clean Utilities Evening

    The MECO Ireland Team will be speaking at the ISPE Ireland Affiliate Clean Utilities Evening at the Clayton Hotel in Galway on Thursday 14th March, 17:45. Join MECO as we discuss pharmaceutical water and steam generation with a focus on...

  • Don Villarrubia, Manufacturing Engineering Manager Retires After 28 Years

    After a 28 year tenure, MECO’s Manufacturing Engineering Manager, Don Villarrubia, is retiring.  As MECO’s Manufacturing Engineering Manager, one of Don’s many roles is to look for the most economical and efficient way to build MECO’s quality products. Along...

  • Purest Wishes this Holiday Season!

    Seasons Greetings and Happy Holidays from MECO! In lieu of gifts, MECO has made contributions to the following charities: Water.org, American Red Cross, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, and Cajun Navy Relief. ABOUT MECO MECO is a manufacturer of...

  • INTERNATIONAL TIRE COMPANY USES MECO INDUSTRIAL WATER SOFTENING SYSTEM IN ITS STATE-OF-THE-ART CHEMICAL AND POLYMER PLANT

    MECO designed and manufactured an industrial water softening system for an international tire company’s chemical and polymer manufacturing plant in Beaumont, Texas. The MECO system consists of two industrial water softeners that produce 700 gallons per minute of pure...

  • MECO Industrial Potable Water Pressure Set Systems Aboard the Newly Completed Al Nasr Oil Field Super Complex

    MECO designed and installed two train potable water pressure set systems that provide instantaneous and steady water pressure for the newly completed Al Nasr oil field Super Complex facilities. Located offshore Abu Dhabi in the Arabian Gulf, the Al Nasr...

  • MECO Releases New Video on MECO smartANALYTICS™ and How It Works

    Answering a need driven by the critical nature of water production, along with its operational costs and environmental impact, MECO ushers in its MECO smartANALYTICS™ program. An innovative technology/service that profiles MECO water systems in real time, provides alerts and...

  • MECO Launches Disaster Preparedness Campaign in an Effort to Educate Communities on the Importance of Being Prepared Before Natural Disasters Occur

    This week marks the 13th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina in Louisiana and the first anniversary of Hurricane Harvey in Texas. Reflecting on the far-reaching impacts of both of these storms, as well as the risk that communities across the country...

  • The Future of Water Is Clear

    MECO Ushers In a More Efficient and Environmentally Friendly Future for Water Purification Taking advantage of technology developed in recent years, MECO announces smartANALYTICS™ as a means of connecting its water purification machines and systems with big data analytics...

  • MECO Honors the 74th Anniversary of D-Day

    MECO REMEMBERS THOSE WHO HAVE FALLEN Today, MECO remembers D-Day and all the lives lost on June 6, 1944.  We honor all of the brave American and Allied soldiers who risked their lives to put an end to World...

  • MECO Water Systems Utilized by 11th Category Winner in 8 Years in ISPE’s Facility of the Year Awards

    MECO, a world leader in engineered water purification solutions, is honored to be a part of our customers’ success in the annual ISPE Facility of the Year Awards. As we are celebrating our 90th anniversary this year, MECO continues...

  • Join MECO as We Recognize World Water Day 2018

    PURE WATER FOR TODAY AND TOMORROW World Water Day 2018 TOGETHER, WE CAN AND WE WILL. The world’s water crisis is real. Our response must be realistic. The more we need pure water, the more stress we bring to...

  • MECO Celebrates 90 Year History in Water Purification

    MECO Celebrates 90 Year history of Innovation and Expertise in the Water Purification Industry. MECO was founded in 1928 in New Orleans, Louisiana. The founder of MECO, John Pottharst, paved the way when he patented the most efficient method of...

  • MECO Provides Pure Water Solution for Disaster Preparedness Program

    MECO was contracted by the city of Reedsport, Oregon, to support an emergency preparedness program they were developing for unexpected disaster situations. Many cities along the West Coast have been preplanning emergency relief systems with the Department of Homeland...

  • MECO Reverse Osmosis Plant Provides More Than 3 Million GPD of Fresh Water to Seymour

    MECO designed and manufactured a purified water system for the city of Seymour, Texas. The design features trains of reverse osmosis (RO) plants that produce more than 3 million GPD of pure water. By the end of the week, the...

  • MECO Designs and Constructs Industrial Reverse Osmosis Plant in Gulf South

    MECO installed a 3,250 gpm (4.7 MGD) reverse osmosis plant for Georgia Gulf Corporation at its largest facility in Plaquemine, La. This is one of the largest industrial RO systems installed in the Gulf South region of the United...

  • MECO Announces Phase II Plant Expansion.

    Project Awarded to Kent Design Build in Mandeville, LA. MECO has awarded Kent Design Build the phase II plant expansion to its new state-of-the-art facility in Mandeville, LA. This comes 18 months after phase I completion in July of...

  • MECO Announces New Corporate Residence in Ireland

    LIMERICK, IRE. – SEPTEMBER 28, 2015 – Minister for Jobs Richard Bruton TD today announced that MECO, a leading manufacturer of engineered products for water purification, is to open its European headquarters in the National Technology Park in Limerick,...

  • MECO Recognized by ISPE for Manufacturing Excellence

    MECO water systems have been utilized by 9 category winners in the annual ISPE Facility of the Year Awards in the past 6 years. MECO, a world leader in engineered water purification products, has been named as a major...

  • MECO’s MASTERpure system used to produce critical treatments for patients with Multiple Sclerosis (MS).

    A major biotechnology firm uses MECO’s water purification system to produce critical treatments for patients with Multiple Sclerosis (MS). Situation The client needed an immediate solution to meet their WFI (Water for Injection) requirements. The existing pretreatment system utilized...

  • 720,000 GPD of Drinking Water Produced for Industrial Plant in Ras Laffan, Qatar

    MECO supplied two vapor compression desalination plants to a large Japanese engineering company that specialized in industrial facilities, particularly oil refineries and LNG facilities. The three units were installed at a LNG facility accommodation camp in Ras Laffan, Qatar....

  • MECO UF system used to produce vital ingredient for Flu vaccine: Water.

    A major pharmaceutical company uses the MECO Ultrafiltration system to produce vital ingredient in flu vaccines. Situation The client wanted a comprehensive, customized solution from one source for their WFI (Water For Injection) requirements, a system that could tackle...

  • The Season Of Giving

    In keeping with the firms goals related to social responsibility, MECO has supported the following charitable organizations this holiday season: Habitat for Humanity The American Red Cross United Way Water.org Habitat for Humanity–over 800,000 homes built or repaired, and...

  • MECO Recognizes Industry Veterans

    In conjunction with the opening of its new manufacturing plant in Mandeville, Louisiana, MECO recognized 11 individuals with over 30 years of service to the organization for their outstanding service. Awards were presented by Rick McMillan, Chairman of the...

  • World Leader in Water Purification Technology Unveils New Manufacturing Plant in Louisiana

    World Leader in Water Purification Technology Unveils New Manufacturing Plant in Louisiana Mandeville, La. – MECO Inc., a world leader in engineered products for water purification, recently opened the doors of its new 80,000-square-foot manufacturing headquarters in Mandeville, La....

  • MECO Once Again Named in the Facility of the Year Award

    For the second year in a row, MECO was named as a major equipment supplier for ISPE’s Annual Facility of the Year Award. MECO’s MSS Vapor Compression (VC) still, with the groundbreaking GII Centurbo Compressor technology, is used at...

  • MECO’s Manufacturing Facility Awarded Economic Expansion Project of the Year

    The St. Tammany Parish Economic Development Foundation (STEDF) awarded MECO the Economic Development Expansion Project of the Year for the company’s manufacturing plant development. The award was presented to the company CEO George Gsell at the annual awards luncheon...

  • MECO Announces Biopharm Industry Leading Seminars for 2014

    MECO, a world leader in the design and construction of critical water and steam systems for the biotech and pharmaceutical industries, announced the lineup of educational seminars for 2014. The seminars cover industry regulations, validation activities and various methods...

  • In The Spirit of the Season

    In keeping with the firms goals related to social responsibility, MECO has supported the following charitable organizations this holiday season: One Fund Boston Inc. Save the Children – Typhoon Haiyan Children’s Relief Fund American Red Cross – Midwest Tornadoes...

  • MECO’s GII Compressor Technology Receives International Certifications

    MECO’s GII compressor technology, the industry standard for vapor compression distillation plants, has passed a battery of tests to obtain multiple international certifications. These certifications ensure our customers that the compressors will meet their stated power ratings and that...

  • MECO Designs and Constructs Largest Pure Steam Generators for Biotech and Pharmaceutical Industries

    MECO is pleased to introduce the new CS14000V High Capacity Clean Steam Generator. The CS14000V is capable of producing up to 14,000 lbs/hr (6,350 kg/hr) of clean steam an hour, meeting US and EU quality requirements for pharma grade...

  • MECO Named in Facility of the Year Award

    Merck’s Vaccine Facility uses MECO’s Vapor Compression Still with GII Centurbo™  Compressor June 19, 2013 – MECO, a leading manufacturer of water purification engineered products, was named as a major equipment supplier for ISPE’s annual Facility of the Year Award....

  • Office of Naval Research, MECO Expand Relationship with Construction of Second Shipboard Desalination System

    Office of Naval Research, MECO Expand Relationship with Construction of Second Shipboard Desalination System Newly Approved 4,000 GPD System Part of ONR’s Future Naval Capability Program March 1, 2013– The Office of Naval Research (ONR) has once again selected...

  • MECO Gets Green Light from Office of Naval Research to Build Prototype

    SUGAR LAND, TEXAS – The Office of Naval Research (ONR) has selected MECO’s design of a new shipboard advanced desalination unit for prototype construction. The 100,000 GPD (gallons per day) unit is the second step in a multiphase ONR...

  • MECO Introduces an Expansion to the MASTERpak Lineup With the MASTERpak45 (MP45)

    The new MECO MASTERpak45 (MP45) can make up to 52 GPM of USP purified water.  The MECO MASTERpak product line is a “plug and play” USP purified water system that includes everything needed to produce USP purified water.  The...

  • MECO Supports Relief Efforts

    In keeping with the firms goals related to social responsibility, MECO has supported the following charitable organizations this holiday season with a $20,000 donation distributed to: Sandy Hook Elementary School Support Fund United Way of Western Connecticut Hurricane Sandy...

  • MECO to Construct New Fabrication Facility

    MECO announced in June it will build a new fabrication and office facility in Mandeville, La. The 80,000-square-foot facility will create 127 new direct jobs, retain 81 existing jobs and result in 168 new indirect jobs. MECO creates tailored...

  • MECO’s Enhanced Membrane System to Desalinate Seawater Off the Coast of West Africa

    A major oil and gas firm has awarded MECO a contract to design and construct a new seawater desalination unit using its Enhanced Membrane Technology for use off the coast of West Africa where the feed water is notoriously...

  • MECO To Design and Develop Advanced Shipboard Desalination for US Navy

    MECO has been awarded the design and development of advanced shipboard desalination units for the U.S. Navy under contracts with the Office of Naval Research (ONR). Under the new contracts, MECO will develop systems rated at 4,000 and 100,000...

  • MECO Waste Heat Plant Provides Fresh Water for Cogeneration Plant In California

    The MECO ST5400 Waste Heat Desalination system is supplying purified water for industrial purposes in Ripon, California. The system produces 90 gpm and utilizes waste heat in the form of low pressure steam that is the by-product of a...

  • MECO Vapor Compression Desalination Plants Produce Desalinated Water Offshore India

    MECO Vapor Compression Desalination Plants Produce Desalinated Water Offshore India MECO designed and constructed two vapor compression desalination plants for the production of drinking and process water for a major oil and gas company offshore of India in the...

  • MECO Selected to Design and Construct Offshore Desalination Plant in one of the Worlds Harshest Environments

    A major oil and gas company has awarded MECO the design and construction of a custom built reverse osmosis plant for drinking and process water needs in the extreme arctic conditions off the northeast coast of Sakhalin Island in...

  • Teledyne, MECO and DARPA Proceed to Phase II of MANTRA Program

    MECO has been awarded a Phase II contract by Teledyne Scientific & Imaging for work on the MANTRA program under contract to the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). MANTRA stands for Materials with Novel Transport Properties. The programs...

  • MECO Announces Advancement in Water Purification Technology for Biopharmaceutical Industry

    Vapor Compression Still featuring revolutionary GII Centurbo™ Compressor  is cleaner, quieter and more efficient   (May 2011)– MECO, a worldwide leader in water purification, has unveiled the ideal enhancement to its Vapor Compression Still technology for the production of...

  • US Army Tank & Automotive Command Awards MECO Contract to Produce Lightweight Water Purifiers (LWP)

    Highly mobile and durable water maker turns 125 gallons of contaminated water to drinking water in just 1 hour MECO, a world leader in water purification, has been awarded a five year contract to produce Lightweight Water Purifiers (LWP)...

  • Darren Haney Joins MECO as Midwest Sales Manager

    MECO is pleased to announce that Darren Haney has joined MECO as Midwest Sales Manager for the Biopharm market. Darren, formerly with Paul Mueller Company, brings 17 years of experience in the fields of capital equipment sales, sales management...

  • MECO Completes Start Up At One of the World’s Largest Water For Injection (WFI) Production Plants

    MECO recently completed the installation and start up of multiple vapor compression plants at B. Braun Medical Inc.’s Irvine, CA production facility, which is one of the world’s largest WFI production plants. MECO produces the largest biopharmaceutical distillers used...

  • MECO Teams with Living Water International to Provide Water Relief in Haiti and Africa

    MECO has teamed with Living Water International (LWI) to supply portable desalination plants for use in Haiti and Africa. Two MECO diesel operated reverse osmosis plants rated at 3000 gpd were supplied to LWI who will operate the plants...

  • MECO Contracted to Develop New Technology for DARPA

    MECO has joined a team of University and Industry leaders to design and develop a significantly advanced desalination unit for military operations under a program awarded by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). DARPA’s mission is to maintain...

  • MECO Introduces Potable Water Pressure Sets (PWPS)

    Maximum Water on Demand – Under Pressure Designed to deliver maximum water flow at sufficient pressure between pump cycles, the MECO Potable Water Pressure Sets (PWPS) provide the total potable water requirements of an offshore drilling/production platform or a...

  • Wilson Tan and Sumedha Loy join MECO’s Asia Pacific Team

    MECO is pleased to announce that Wilson Tan and Sumeda Loy have joined MECO in the firms Asia Pacific office headquartered in Singapore. Mr. Tan is a Chemical Engineer educated at the National University in Singapore. He has been...

  • New Enhanced Membrane Systems by MECO

    Ultrafiltration Makes all the Difference The use of Ultrafiltration membranes as a pretreatment step can simplify the water treatment process, replacing other less effective components, improve system reliability and reduce maintenance. MECO’s Enhanced Membrane Systems are used in critical...

  • Terry Matthews Joins MECO Leadership Team in New Singapore Office

    MECO is pleased to announce that Terry A. Matthews has joined MECO as Vice President of Sales for the firms Asia Pacific Operations headquartered in Singapore. Mr. Matthews has over 33 years of experience in the water treatment industry...

  • Edmund Wong Joins MECO to Lead New Asia Pacific Headquarters in Singapore

    MECO is pleased to announce that Edmund Wong, formerly of GE Water & Process Technologies, has joined MECO as Managing Director of the firms Asia Pacific Operations in Singapore. Mr. Wong served with Zenon as Managing Director of the...

  • MECO Announces New Asia Pacific Headquarters

    MECO has expanded its presence in the Asia Pacific Region with the opening of a new office in Singapore. The new office is centrally located and will serve as the firms Asia Pacific headquarters for Sales, Service and Engineering....

  • MECO Files Patent on Novel Biopharmaceutical Pretreatment System

    MECO’s new system is an innovative approach to control microbial bacteria within a carbon filter at all times. Carbon filters are commonly used to remove chlorine within water treatment systems to prevent damage to downstream equipment. The removal of...

  • MECO Wins 2008 Contractor of the Year Award

  • James M Stewart Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

    Sam McKinney has joined MECO as a Project Manager. Sam was with Genentech (formally Tanox) in Houston, Texas for twenty years where he was the Director of Facilities. He is a member of the ISPE and the Health Physics...

  • James M Stewart Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

    The International Desalination Association (IDA) in Conjunction with the Global Water Institute (GWI) today recognized James M Stewart for a lifetime of achievement and service in the field of desalination. Mr. Stewart began his career in 1946 with G...

  • Earn PDH credits at MECO Technical Seminars

    MECO has been approved by the RCEPP to provide PDH credits to Professional Engineers who attend any one of the company technical seminars. Earn up to 14 credits per seminar and stay at the forefront of pharmaceutical water technology...

  • MECO announces the 2008 Pharmaceutical water Seminar Schedule

  • MECO Awarded USP Purified Water System

    One of the world’s largest European drug manufacturers has awarded MECO a contract to build a new USP purified water plant. The plant will produce over 200 gallons per minute of purified water in accordance with the requirements of...

  • MECO expands machining capabilities

    MECO Machine and Fabrication has aquired a new CNC Neo-80 Vertical Turning Lathe (VTL) to meet the demand for it’s machining services. The new VTL has a 63 inch table with a 78 inch turning diameter. The new machine...

  • US Army Takes Delivery of 200 Lightweight Water Purifiers

    Over 200 of MECO’s Lightweight Water Purifiers (LWP’s) have been shipped to the US Army marking a major milestone for both MECO and the United States Army. The MECO LWP has performed exceptionally well in Iraq, Afghanistan, South America...

  • Wojcik Joins MECO as Biopharmaceutical Sales Manager

  • MECO Spring Water Seminar Draws Attendees Throughout Biopharm Industry

  • New Line of Marine Reverse Osmosis Plants for Offshore Oil & Gas

  • The Worlds Largest Biopharmaceutical Distillers Under Construction at MECO

  • MECO Awarded Excellence in Government Contracting as the Small Business of the Year

  • Haldiman Joins MECO as Project Manager

    Jason Haldiman has joined MECO as a Project Manager within the Biopharmaceutical Group. Mr. Haldiman was most recently with CRB Consulting Engineers in Kansas City, MO where he was a Lead Process Utilities Engineer and Project Manager for five...

  • MECO Announces First Shipments from the Company’s New Assembly Plant in Sugar Land, TX.

  • MECO Patents Another Innovation in the Manufacture of Pharmaceutical Grade Water.

    In this new system, a method is provided for manufacturing pharmaceutical water by means of distillation and sanitizing the equipment used in said manufacturing. The method comprises the removal of suspended solids from chlorine-containing water by means of a...

  • New Lightweight Water Purifier Contracts

    MECO announces additional contracts for the Lightweight Water Purifier (LWP). The U.S. Army Tank, Automotive & Armaments Command (TACOM) and the U.S. Air Force Space Command have ordered 15 of these highly innovative water treatment systems to provide their...

  • Baxter Laboratories awards MECO new WFI still for Maricao, Puerto Rico

    MECO will supply a new vapor compression still rated at 1000 gallons per hour to Baxter Laboratories in Maricao, Puerto Rico. The new still, a MECO 1000MSS is a workhorse in the industry and will replace an existing MECO...

  • MECO Announces New State-of-the-Art Fabrication Center and Machine Shop

    Mechanical Equipment Co. (MECO), a New Orleans-based company, announced today the opening of a new, state-of-the-art machining and fabrication center in Goodbee, La. The facility will initially employ roughly 60 MECO employees with exceptional machining and fabrication skills. The...

  • New Assembly Plant in Sugar Land, Texas

    Mechanical Equipment Co. (MECO), a New Orleans based manufacturing company, announced today a new plant in Sugar Land, Texas, within the Sugar Land Business Park. The plant is being outfitted as an engineering, service, assembly and test center for...

  • MECO contributes $125,000 to hurricane relief effort.

    With an initial contribution of $100,000, MECO recently established the MECO Katrina Relief Fund, which will benefit the company’s employees who were severely impacted by Hurricane Katrina. MECO has also donated $25,000 to the Louisiana Disaster Recovery Foundation, which...

  • Hurricane Katrina dealt a blow, but MECO is now better than ever

    Recently, MECO was affected by one of the worst natural disasters ever to hit the United States of America. New Orleans, our home since the company started in 1943, was largely destroyed by the impact of Hurricane Katrina. The...

  • CityBusiness 2003 Innovator of the Year

    MECO, a leader in the water purification industry, was named the 2003 Innovator of the Year by New Orleans CityBusiness Magazine. The award was given to the New Orleans-based firm in part for its development of the innovative “Cajun...

  • MECO Awarded Patent for the use of membrane filtration in biopharmaceutical water systems

    Systems utilized to produce water for the biopharmaceutical industry are relatively complex, may have a high microbial load and a relatively low purified water recovery rate. Many are approved only for USP purified water production and not approved for...