Blowing the Competition Away

APG-Neuros is a Canadian company wholly owned by Aviation and Power Group (APG), headquartered in greater Montreal, Québec. The company has its foundation in aeronautic technologies with the mandate for sales, distribution, manufacturing, aftermarket support and continued development of high-efficiency Turbo-machinery, turbo blowers and complete aeration systems for the municipal and industrial markets in North […]

Aeration System Upgrade at Atlantic Avenue Wastewater Treatment Plant – Turbo Blower Supplier

For the purpose of design, the turbo blowers had to be pre-selected at an early stage of the detailed engineering design. In 2009, the Ontario Clean Water Agency (OCWA) had undertaken a comprehensive assessment of turbo blowers. From among the six invited vendors, from three continents, APG-Neuros Inc. was found to be the front-runner and […]

APG-Neuros: Market Leader in Air Turbo Blowers and Compressors

Everyone loves a great story about an underdog; someone who perseveres and succeeds in the face of adversity. Such is the case for Omar Hammoud, a man who founded his Blainville, Quebec company APG-Neuros from humble beginnings as a one-man operation just over a decade ago. Now with $42 million in sales, a healthy EBITDA […]

APG-Neuros Retrofits San Bruno Aeration System with New Turbo Blowers

By APG-Neuros The San Bruno Water Quality Control Plant (WQCP) in South San Francisco, CA, uses primarily settling treatment followed by an aerated-activated sludge process for removal of organics and other constituents from the wastewater. The activated sludge process has two parallel trains of activated sludge treatment. Each train has multiple aeration tanks and multiple […]

Embracing Variety: Cincinnati’s Experience with Maximizing Aeration System Energy Efficiency

The Metropolitan Sewer District of Greater Cincinnati (MSDGC) is upgrading the secondary aeration systems of its three largest water resource recovery facilities (WRRFs). MSDGC serves a population of 800,000 and operates seven WRRFs with a combined daily average flow of 700,000 m3/d (184 mgd). Aeration systems typically account for 40% to 60% of the total […]

Modernizing Industry through Cutting Edge Aerospace and Aviation Technology – APG-NEUROS

Modernizing Industry through Cutting Edge Aerospace and Aviation Technology Produced by James Logan & Written by Molly Shaw After 25 years in the aviation world, Omar Hammound, president and CEO of APG-NEUROS, found a way to take his expertise into a new market, one that was in need of great change. In 2005, while on […]

Ahead of the Curve

Treatment plant pride themselves on handling whatever comes down the pipe. At Glendale Heights, Ill., however, it’s not just what’s in the pipe – manager Chuck Fonte and his team are prepared for almost anything the future might hold. Forward-looking planning and operator-based improvements have put the plant in an enviable position of readiness, especially […]

Greening the Plant: Eye-Opening

Stimulus funds help the Scottsdale Water Resources Department see the potential for energy efficiency from savings from more efficient aeration. Two 300 hp APG-Neuros turbo blowers will save the Scottsdale Water Campus wastewater treatment plant about 47.5 million kWh over the next 10 years, a reduction of about 40 percent. The units can be adjusted […]

Planned Excellence: Top Performer Plant

New Brightwater plant in King County, Wash., combines efficient treatment with odor control technologies that make the plant a good neighbor. After more than a decade of planning and about five years of construction, the 36 mgd (design) Brightwater Treatment Plant began operating in September 2011. It was the largest capital improvement in the history […]