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Kroff Well Services, Inc. To Offer Expertise during Roundtable on Pennsylvania’s Gas Drilling Industry Hosted by the Rotary Club of Pittsburgh

Dave Grottenthaler to Participate in Panel Discussion with Local Business Leaders

PITTSBURGH, June 4, 2012 - Kroff, Inc., a specialty chemical company focused on creative solutions for environmental, manufacturing and water treatment processes, is pleased to announce that Dave Grottenthaler, general manager of Kroff Well Services, Inc., will participate in the Rotary Club of Pittsburgh’s Annual Business Roundtable on June 7, 2012 at the Duquesne Club from 8 to 10:00 a.m. This year’s roundtable is titled a “Panel Discussion On Pennsylvania’s Gas Drilling Industry and The Business Development Opportunities For Small Businesses Like Yours.” During the panel discussion, Grottenthaler will offer his expertise on water treatment procedures that allow for safe and effective reuse of frac water flowback.

“Companies are seeking solutions for safe and effective water reuse in the Marcellus Shale so that they can meet environmental regulations and keep our communities safe and healthy. Kroff is a leader in developing frac water flowback and production brine remediation procedures to allow for safe and effective reuse of these waters, and we hope that attendees will find our insights valuable for their businesses,” Grottenthaler said.

Grottenthaler has three decades of experience in water and wastewater treatment and now focuses his efforts on frac fluid designs and water remediation for reuse in the oil and gas industry. His knowledge of fluid design formulation and water treatment quality for safe and effective reuse of frac water provides a dual perspective from both sides of critical water issues, offering environmental and effective approaches to the shale gas extraction process.

Kroff Well Services, Inc. (KWS), a Kroff, Inc. company, is recognized as a leader in developing frac water flowback and production brine remediation procedures to allow for safe and effective reuse of these waters on subsequent frac locations. Kroff’s sophisticated laboratory equipment, advanced software designs, and team of highly experienced consultants have secured a position for KWS at the forefront of engineering frac fluid designs and flowback treatment technologies. The company is also a member of the Marcellus Shale Coalition.

The Rotary Club of Pittsburgh is a downtown club of business and organizational leaders committed to improving the quality of life in the community and ensuring that every young person has an opportunity to succeed.

For more information or to register for the roundtable, please contact the Rotary Club of Pittsburgh at 412-471-6210 or

About Kroff Inc.
Kroff, Inc. is one of the fastest-growing, full-service water treatment companies in the United States. With patented chemistry, experienced consultants and a commitment to innovation, Kroff engineers solutions for clients that ensure environmental compliance and save money. The company includes: Kroff Chemical Company, Inc. (KCC), providing custom-blended chemicals and processes for water and wastewater treatment; Kroff Facilities Services, Inc. (KFS), enabling companies and organizations to outsource their water treatment services; Kroff Process Technologies, Inc. (KPT), providing process cleaners and lubricants to support the metals production and fabrication industries; Kroff Well Services, Inc. (KWS), offering remediation of flowback waters and production brines for frac water reuse; Kroff International, LLC, with projects in Japan, Europe, Africa and South America; Kroff Lab Services, Inc. (KLS), offering exceptional speed and precision in water analysis and the expertise of a doctoral-level analytical team; Kroff partners with companies in primary metals, manufacturing, health care, and energy and more. Founded in 1988, Kroff is headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA.