Technical Advisory Board Chair
Mr. Applebury was a co-founder of the company in 1996. He is a co-inventor of HiPOx™, the groundbreaking technology behind APTwater's success. He was instrumental in developing HiPOx into a commercially viable, domestically, and internationally patented process. HiPOx has become the first advanced oxidation technology ever approved by the California Department of Health Services to completely remove MTBE from drinking water, and the first ozone based system to receive Title 22 certification for water reuse in the state of California.
Mr. Applebury served as President and CEO of APTwater from 2000 to 2009 during which time he grew the company from a one-product start-up to an enterprise with expanded technology and service offerings. In 2010 Mr. Applebury moved to Chief Technology Officer to serve as advisor to the R&D Organization, and support efforts to deliver a hydrogen/membrane- based bio-reduction Technology (ARoNite) water remediation system to market.
In 2012 Mr. Applebury moved to a part time status as Chairman of the APT Advisory Board and Consultant / Advisor to APT. Prior to joining APTwater, Mr. Applebury held significant management positions in both domestic and international organizations. During his 28-year tenure at Dow Chemical Corporation, he guided manufacturing in various chemical facilities, directed an agricultural chemical R&D process development organization, and he managed laboratory-to-market activities for five successful products.
He has a Bachelors and a Masters degree in Chemical Engineering from Montana State University.