About Us

50 Years

Aquatec Maxcon is one of Australia's leading providers of water and wastewater technology and equipment. It was established in Ipswich, Queensland, in 1970 where it's head office and factory are located. It also has offices in Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Townsville, Chinchilla, Thailand (Rayong Province) as well as Indonesia (Jakarta). It is now one of the only broad based water companies in Australia and provides a complete range of in-house services including:

  • Pilot plant and treatability studies;
  • Process selection and design;
  • Equipment design;
  • In-house manufacture;
  • Project management;
  • Equipment installation;
  • Equipment and process commissioning;
  • Plant operation and maintenance;
  • Building, owning and operating treatment plants; and
  • Speciality expertise in industrial waste.

We have a wide range of expertise from staff including professional engineers (civil, mechanical, chemical, electrical and environmental), draftspersons, boilermakers, fitter and turners, painters, certified water and wastewater plant operators etc, supporting our specialist activities.

Aquatec Maxcon has a long history of providing a high quality product and has been quality assurance accredited to ISO 9001:2015. We also have a long history of training staff at all levels and have been recognised for excellence and our continuing commitment to training and apprenticeships.

Aquatec Maxcon has proven itself to be internationally competitive and has exported successfully to countries including Vietnam, India, Singapore, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Indonesia and China, among others.

Our sister company, PT Aquatec Maxcon Indonesia, has now been operating over ten years and has a staff of over 25 people at its offices in Jakarta and Surabaya. It has undertaken a number of design/construct projects for the water and wastewater industry including a 180 ML/d water treatment plant in Surabaya. A number of contracts to build, own and operate water facilities for plants serving up to 500,000 people have also been completed. Furthermore, the first BOOT was commenced in Indonesia in 1993.

Aquatec Maxcon has a commitment to continuous improvement, spending over $23 million on research and development over recent years, to ensure that our products offer world leading performance.

A very strong balance sheet has been developed over the company's long history with substantial established lines of credit available.