The U.S. Department of Energy’s Industrial Technologies Program (ITP) Announced Hague Quality Water As An Energy Saver
The U.S. Department of Energy’s Industrial Technologies Program (ITP) announced Hague Quality Water International as one of the companies being recognized as 2010 Save Energy Now Energy Savers and Energy Champion Plants. Read Full Article

Hague Quality Water International Celebrates 50 Years Of Excellence In The Water Treatment Industry
(Groveport, Ohio) William R. Hague began his entrepreneurial journey in 1960 with just a blank piece of paper and a vision. Fifty years later, his vision has been realized and the blank paper replaced by countless accolades touting his company’s contributions to the water treatment industry, numerous awards, and recognition for multiple cutting edge technological patents and product designs. Read Full Article

“Quality Reigns” – Despite Overseas Competition, HQWI Remains A Key Player
By: Fernie Tiflis, Manufacturing Today Magazine, Fall 2009 Issue
Despite overseas competition, Hague Quality Water International (HQWI) remains a key player in the water treatment industry. For more than 50 years, HQWI has manufactured residential water treatment equipment for a variety of markets around the world. HQWI’s longevity didn’t come easy. “We are very tightly focused on residential water treatment,” second-generation owner and President Bob Hague stated. Although the company serves a variety of distribution channels, Hague notes its primary focus has always been on residential water treatment. Read Full Article

Hague Receives Governor’s E-Award For Being A Leader In Ohio Exports
OHIO EXPORT LEADERS CONVERGE IN COLUMBUS Governor’s Excellence in Exporting Awards Announced During Ohio Global Summit
COLUMBUS – Ohio Governor Ted Strickland today recognized the contributions of 27 Ohio export leaders at the Ohio Global Summit, an event sharing successful strategies for global trade by Ohio based international business experts. Strickland announced the 2009 Governor’s Excellence in Exporting Awards at a ceremony today at the Hyatt Regency in Columbus.

“Ohio is the only state in the nation to see export growth every year since 1998,” Strickland said. “An important part of our strategy to create economic opportunity at home is to expand Ohio’s global economic presence. Ohio’s export partners like Gormann Rupp of Mansfield and Ludlow Composites of Fremont are leading the way.”. Read Full Article

Keeping the “Family” in “Family Business”
By: Alberto Zanzi, Ph.D., Water Technology Magazine, June 2009 Issue Sharing unique insight, Hague family members give strategies for a successful family business. Many American businesses struggle to survive through the generations, and little has been written on planning for continued success. This article is a great resource for any families who operate a business together. Read Full Article

Hague Water Softeners Find Growth in Overseas Arena
By: Lori Murray, Business First of Columbus (Ohio), May 8, 2009
Hague is able to weather economic fluctuations due to a steady stream of international sales revenues. This article praises the Hague family for their foresight and dedication to addressing diverse customer needs in changing times. Hague president Bob Hague notes several reasons why overseas growth is a logical choice, and provides details on specific European expansion efforts. Read Full Article

Ex-Im Bank to Honor Hague Quality Water, Aquatech International
Press Release: Water & Wasterwater News, April 8, 2009
The Export-Important Bank of the United States name Hague Quality Water 2009 Small Business Environmental Exporter of the Year. The award is to be presented at the bank’s 75th anniversary annual conference in Washington, DC. It is special recognition for Hague’s successful international expansion efforts. Hague Quality Water president Robert Hague delivers a notable quote on Hague’s export sales progress. Read Full Article

Hague Quality Water of Groveport, OH, Is Named Ex-Im Bank’s Small Business Environmental Exporter of the Year
Official Ex-Im Press Release: Washington, DC, April 6, 2009
Hague increased export sales by 87 percent in five years, expanding into a wide range of new markets including Western Europe and Asia. As a result, Ex-Im Bank awards Hague with this prestigious award, to be presented during a special program at Ex-Im’s annual conference. Ex-Im is the official export-credit agency of the United States, serving small business since 1934. Read Full Article