Drew International Announces "Drew Water Technologies" After Partnering With WaterOne Tech, LLC

March 17, 2021

Partnership leverages both companies’ history of water treatment chemistry.

  • Drew Water Technologies marks Drew’s extension from marine based water treatment chemistry to land-based customers 
  • Partnership brings nearly a century’s worth of water treatment chemistry to the market
  •  Larry Sherman joins Drew as General Manager of Drew Water Technologies

Naugatuck, Connecticut – Drew International has partnered with WaterOne Tech, LLC of Connecticut to form Drew Water Technologies. Drew Water Technologies will be a Drew International business and will offer access to nearly 100 years of water treatment experience to facilities such as hospitals, municipal buildings, schools, commercial office buildings, and other industrial spaces.

The partnership marks the return of the Drew brand into the industrial water sector after more recently focusing on its maritime chemical solutions.  Drew Water Technologies will continue to serve its current Connecticut based business partners an increased range of products and greater efficiencies, all while looking to grow the business on the east coast. 
In conjunction with this deal, Larry Sherman, founder of WaterOne Tech, LLC, will be joining Drew Water Technologies as General Manager.

“We are proud to announce this new partnership as it brings together two great names in water treatment,” said Frank J. Monteiro, President and CEO of Drew International. Adding, “Together, the new Drew Water Technologies will offer our business partners over a century of combined experience in water treatment chemistry. We are also excited that Larry Sherman will join us as GM of Drew Water Technologies. Larry is well known in the state and is incredibly well respected in the industry. Credentialed in chemistry, Larry’s 30 years of industry expertise will enable us to further grow this segment, while giving our partners the level of service that they have come to expect.”
“The Drew name has long been synonymous with the highest level of water treatment and I am proud to be joining that rich history,” said Larry Sherman, General Manager of Drew Water Technologies. “Drew has the expertise, chemists, and reliable logistics to ensure that our current business partners, as well as our future business partners, receive top level chemistry combined with a personal touch in service.”

About Drew International

Headquartered in Naugatuck, CT, Drew International is a leading provider of technical solutions and services to the Maritime, Industrial, and Oil & Gas industries. With a worldwide network of service engineers and a global supply chain, the company specializes in Water Treatment, Fuel Management, Maintenance, Lubricants and Welding & Refrigeration product offerings. For more information about Drew International, Drew Marine and our brands, please visit Drew-Marine.com. 

Drew International and Drew Marine are portfolio companies of Court Square Capital Partners.