Yearly Archives: 2018

Martin Jingnäs new CEO of Hydria Water

Hydria Water AB takes the next step with Martin Jingnäs as new CEO as he takes over his new position on March 1, and succeeds Tor-Björn Danielsson as present CEO.

Hydria Water was formed in 2016 as a joint sales company for VA Teknik Sweden and Mellegård & Naij. Through innovation and development, and with Sweden as a base, Hydria Water offers high-quality water treatment equipment all over the world. The harmonisation between the companies has been very positive, and has created great opportunities on the international market.

Martin Jingnäs has been Managing Director of VA Teknik Sweden since 2004, and will be able to lead the entire Hydria Water to expansion both nationally and internationally.

“It feels great to get the confidence to lead all companies within Hydria Water. Our employees are our strengths, and there are so much expertise and knowledge within our companies. Hydria Group back us with stability and security that gives us great potential to grow our business in the coming years. ” says Martin.

Henrik Karlgren continues as production manager for Mellegård & Naij in Skövde, while Martin Jingnäs replaces former CEO Per Mellegård who continues the work on developing our products. Tor-Björn, who has been in charge of Hydria Water, continues to work on developing the Hydria Group.

“We see good opportunities for our water companies to grow , and Martin will be able to lead the work of developing Hydria Water into a stronger player “Towards a cleaner world ” in a great way,” says Tor- Björn, CEO of Hydria Group.

VA Teknik Sweden AB is located in Borås and is the market leader in Sweden in the field of sludge scrapers and equipment for sedimentation basins. Mellegård & Naij AB with production in Skövde develops and manufactures mechanical equipment for water treatment and waste water management worldwide.

Tor-Björn Danielsson
CEO Hydria Group AB
Ph. 033-23 69 54


Martin Jingnäs
CEO Hydria Water AB
Ph. 033-23 67 22


70 meters long chain scrapers to Trondheim


In October, the first installation of Hydria Water’s delivery of chain scrapers to the Ladehammeren RA waste water treatment plant in Trondheim.

Ladehammeren is the largest waste water treatment plant in Trondheim, located in the mountain, and is designed for 120,000 pe. Hydria Water has delivered four chain scrapers that are 70 meters long, and 7 meters wide, and the last installation is carried out this spring. The total order value is just over 2.6 million SEK.

-At the same time as our installation, renovation of the surface layers in all the tanks is ongoing. Because the waste water treatment plant is in full operation, only one tank at a time is available for renovation, therefore it will take about 12 weeks between each installation, explains Philip Carlsson, sales engineer at Hydria Water, and continues:

“We have not delivered to Trondheim municipality earlier and it is exciting that we got the confidence to do it this time. It will be a good reference facility for us in the Norwegian market in the future.

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