February 18, 2013 - Montréal, Canada – Odotech Inc. (www.odotech.com), a smart odor tracking and monitoring company, announced today that Mr. Raymond Porter has been appointed to the position of Knowledge Leader. He brings extraordinary expertise in the field of environmental odor to help guide and accelerate the company’s success in the odor management market.
||“With its game-changing electronic nose, Odotech has set a new standard in odor management solutions. OdoWatch - a dynamic odor monitoring and forecasting solution, solves long-standing problems that have plagued plant operators,” says Ray Porter.
“Joining Odotech is an incredible opportunity for me to use my knowledge to reach new heights in solutions to odor problems, while offering massive cost savings for clients,” he adds.
Ray Porter brings more than 30 years of technical knowledge and experience to a diverse team of people committed to developing odor management solutions with the goal of improving the quality of life while optimizing the limited resources. Ray has served as a national technical resource for odor impact assessments and odor control projects. He has directed studies of odor emissions from wastewater treatment plants, compost facilities and solid waste management facilities. Ray has directed comprehensive air quality modeling analyses for power plants, petrochemical facilities and industrial plants to demonstrate compliance with applicable regulatory standards and limits. He has directed air sampling and ambient air monitoring studies for several clients. Ray has contributed to technical manuals of practice that address odor emissions and air quality compliance at wastewater treatment plants, he has also authored numerous papers and technical reports on odor assessment and control, as well as in other fields of expertise.
As an internationally well respected expert in the field of Odors, he was Chair of the Water Environment Federation’s (WEF) Air Quality and Odor Control Committee. He is currently a member of several professional association committees. “The best part of involvement, for me, is really just being able to share my knowledge with other professionals. Not only teaching the skills and science of odor control and compliance, but also collaborating with other professionals from across North America and around the world,” said Porter.
Ray’s career has been spent at well-respected international consulting firms (CH2M HILL, WESTON Solutions, AECOM, CDM). He holds a Master of Science Environmental Engineering — Georgia Institute of Technology and a Bachelor of Science, Meteorology—University of Lowell (University of Massachusetts – Lowell).
In this new position for Odotech, Ray will work with several teams providing knowledge, support and advice to various team members. Ray will have an active external role to engage dialog, promote and advocate for odor management solutions with customers and various stakeholders, in order to accelerate market penetration and technology adoption.
“We are thrilled to have Ray join our team, “says Thierry Pagé, Odotech CEO. “His expertise will help us better understand the needs of the industries we service. His technical knowledge will help us throughout the world by providing additional value to our clients and partners.”
About Odotech Inc.
ODOTECH is a leading provider of real-time smart odor management solutions for odor-emitting process industries. Founded in 1998, the company pioneered OdoWatch® electronic nose for continuous odor monitoring, enabling organizations for the first time to See, Track and Control odors before they create a problem in the neighborhood. With over 500 customers throughout the world ODOTECH has established a global presence and continues to lead the way in the real-time odor management solutions market.
IFAT ENTSORGA is taking place May 7-12 in Munich, Germany at the Munich Trade Fair Centre. IFAT is the world’s premier trade show for innovations and services in water, sewage, waste and raw materials management. Odor in wastewater treatment plants is one of the many topics that will be covered and where Odotech will be displaying its odor monitoring and tacking solution – OdoWatch.
Visit Booth A4 – 304, where Odotech will be located. There will be a working electronic nose on display as well as a real-time web based display of waste water treatment plant’s odor monitoring data. The solution connects to a weather station to display an odor plume, so the operator can “see” the odor and it is linked to alert points. Odotech General Manager for Europe – Stuart Lee, International Sales Manager – Marvin Garellek and CEO – Thierry Page will be there to answer questions about OdoWatch, and why municipalities rely on OdoWatch every day for proactive odor management.
See. Track. Control Odor. Booth A4 – 304. www.odotech.com
|Globe 2012 is North America’s largest international trade show of advanced environmental and clean energy solutions taking place in Vancouver March 14–16 2012. Visit Odotech - Booth 1617.
Odotech will be exhibiting its OdoWatch™ patented automated real time solution for the monitoring and management of odors at Globe 2012 Booth 1617. The solution features an electronic nose technology that sniffs odors around the clock in conjunction with a weather station. Seeing the odor on the screen, the direction it is going, alerts site operators to an upcoming odor problem, enabling them to proactively respond before the odor becomes a real problem. The OdoWatch solution reduces odour complaints, contributes to operational efficiency and saves on chemical treatment costs. Odotech’s senior sales personnel will be meeting with Government Policy Makers and with Senior Corporate Executives and high-level decision makers from companies that require odor control including; Waste Water Plants; Composting sites, Landfills and Petro Chemical companies.
Visit Booth 1617 and meet Andrew and Marv to find out how installing a disciplined odor monitoring and control program can help improve process efficiency lead to a substantial reduction in costs related to odor control. See. Track. Control Odor.