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DEKKER Vacuum to Be Represented at American Society of Plumbing Engineers Expo


Michigan City, IN (October 2016) – DEKKER Vacuum Technologies, a world leader in industrial vacuum solutions, will be exhibiting at this year’s American Society of Plumbing Engineers Convention and Exposition (ASPE 2016), to be held October 31 – November 1 in Phoenix, Arizona.

DEKKER will be represented at booth 1530 by Rodney Weeks, Business Development Manager, West Coast U.S. / Canada, Scot Desiderio, Maxima Business Product Manager, and Adrian Corral, Applications Engineer. 

Industry professionals including designers, engineers, specifiers, contractors, wholesalers/distributors, architects, master plumbers and students are invited to stop in at the booth to learn how DEKKER’s expertise in vacuum pump(s), system design, and manufacture can help clients achieve the highest standards of medical surgical vacuum and critical laboratory vacuum applications.

Weeks noted, “DEKKER enjoys participating in ASPE because we’re proud to contribute to the advancement of one of the industries that is essential to our quality of life.”

The ASPE website details the importance of the industry:

The science of plumbing engineering affects everyone. From the quality of our drinking water to the conservation of our water resources to the building codes for plumbing systems — our lives are impacted daily by the advances made in plumbing engineering technology.

ASPE 2016 combines the largest plumbing product tradeshow in the country with professional development sessions designed exclusively for plumbing industry professionals.

The convention and expo will be attended by more than 4,000 industry professionals from around the world. There will be more than 300 U.S. and international exhibitors focused on advancing the plumbing engineering design industry.

DEKKER Serves Medical and Laboratory Industries

Plumbing engineering involves the design of plumbing systems for commercial, institutional, municipal, educational, healthcare and residential facilities. 

Among essential vacuum applications for plumbing engineering are those in the medical and laboratory industries. Hospitals and healthcare facilities require vacuum systems for medical surgical vacuum and vacuum sterilization. Colleges and universities, chemical and pharmaceutical companies use central laboratory vacuum, and individual high vacuum pumps for research.

DEKKER has been a primary supplier to the medical and laboratory industries for decades, offering solutions to a variety of problems including:

  • Constant and unpredictable reliability issues
  • High energy bills
  • Hot running vacuum pumps
  • High yearly maintenance costs
  • Noisy pumps

From the small, under-95-bed hospitals and clinics to the largest university and teaching hospitals of 270 beds or more, medical facilities that require medical surgical vacuum and want to upgrade to the most reliable medical vacuum producer in the industry can rely on DEKKER Vacuum Technologies. DEKKER’s Vmax™ oil-sealed liquid ring vacuum pump system offers an average service life of more than 20 years with minimal maintenance and maximum power savings capabilities. 

Every Vmax medical oil-sealed liquid ring vacuum pump system is designed around at least two high-efficiency Titan™ single-stage liquid ring vacuum pumps. Titan pumps are known for heavy-duty construction, reliability, low operating noise levels and very low maintenance.

DEKKER is also known for creative designs of cost-effective, appealing solutions for new projects; and efficient upgrades from older vacuum pumps and ineffective technologies to assist customers to become more productive, profitable and safe.

DEKKER medical and laboratory vacuum systems are built to NFPA 99 specifications. 

For more information on ASPE, visit Information on ASPE 2016 is available at

Industry professionals visiting DEKKER’s newly enhanced website at will be able to: 

  • Receive a free online assessment of your current vacuum system - click here.
  • Contact a DEKKER expert with issues or questions concerning vacuum for medical and laboratory applications.
  • Download the DEKKER Medical Vacuum Solutions brochure - click here.

Established in 1998, DEKKER Vacuum Technologies manufactures and packages liquid ring vacuum pumps and compressors, rotary piston and rotary vane vacuum pumps and systems for markets such as plastics, packaging, pharmaceuticals, laboratories, metal processing, food processing, chemical, power generation, aerospace and many others. DEKKER is ISO 9001:2008 certified, and can build to API 681, PIP RESP 004, HEI, and NFPA 99 for healthcare and laboratories.

DEKKER is a privately held company with more than 65 employees, operating in a 90,000 square foot manufacturing, distribution and warehouse facility in Michigan City, Indiana.

DEKKER Vacuum Technologies is either a registered trademark or trademark of DEKKER Vacuum Technologies in the United States and/or other countries.

The names of actual companies and products mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners.

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