27 May 2020


Scanacon Group has appointed Dave Chew as the new President of the Americas Region for Scanacon Inc., effective the 25th day of May, 2020.

Dave will report directly to Stig Lundstrom, CEO Scanacon Group in Sweden and Dave will be based in Scanacon’s Hartville, Ohio headquarters.

Dave will lead and develop a team of professionals in the functions of sales, marketing, technical service, design, engineering, project management, after sales parts and service, logistics, and administration. Dave’s extensive experience with industrial water treatment will help continue Scanacon’s growth in the areas of reducing acid use and associated environmental wastes for its customers through the integration of advanced water treatment processes.

Previously Dave was VP of Service for Clearwater Systems. In this role, he led the service and delivery teams, as well as managed the Service Selling initiative.

Previously, Dave was with Parkson, where he was VP of Chemical and Separation Products.

He brings Scanacon over 30 years of water treatment industry expertise as well as experience working with Kinetico, where he held several positions (Process Engineer, Manager of Production Engineering, Manager of Technical Service, and Director of Marketing). While with Fairmount Minerals, Chew led their water treatment sector when they acquired Macrolite from Kinetico.

Dave earned his chemical engineering degree from the University of Wisconsin – Madison in 1986 and his MBA from University of California - Berkley in 1999.


Stig Lundström, CEO Scanacon Group, is pleased to welcome Dave to the global leadership team.


“We are all happy that Dave is joining Scanacon. I’m impressed with his understanding of our business, especially his knowledge of our equipment and processes such as Ion Exchange, Acid & Metal Recycling and Electrowinning. I know that he will be able to relate well with our team and customers and will be able to lead the growth of our business in the Americas.”


I am confident that with his help Scanacon Inc. will continue achieving positive results and keep moving toward an even stronger representation in the region.”


Stig Lundström, CEO of Scanacon further comments: “It has been a pleasure to work closely with Kevin Wolff, who led the start-up of Scanacon in the US 23 years ago. Kevin has done an exceptional job in leading the company and has helped build an ambitious plan to develop new technologies and segments to further grow the company. Kevin will continue to work closely with Scanacon as a Senior Consultant and a Partner. He is committed to continue supporting Scanacon and Dave Chew to ensure the growth and success of the company”.


For more information please contact:

Stig Lundström, CEO of Scanacon, mobile +46 70 262 71 02, stig.lundstrom@scanacon.se