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Our History

The timeline below sets out some of the key developments in the growth of the Hydrodec Group:

1992 CSIRO commences project to remove PCBs from naphthenic oils
2001Hydrodec founded to commercialise technology
2006First plant built at Young, New South Wales, Australia
2008Plant built at Canton, Ohio
2015Commissioning of rebuilt and expanded plant at Canton, Ohio
2016Approval of technology as a carbon offset project - only oil re-refining business in the world to receive carbon credits for its output
2019Disposal of Australian plant