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The History of Hydro Tek Shows Why We Are a Top Company in This Industry

The History of Hydro Tek Shows Why We Are a Top Company in This Industry

The History of Hydro Tek Shows Why We Are a Top Company in This Industry

As you consider which companies you should become a dealer for, we hope that you will consider not just where Hydro Tek is today but how we’ve been growing for decades. Keep reading to learn about our company history. If you have questions or would like to become a dealer, call us at 800-274-9376 .

We Have Been Around Since 1985

Our company first started manufacturing the highest quality steam, hot, and cold water pressure washers in 1985. Our goal has always been to design and manufacture the highest quality pressure washers and cleaning equipment. We achieve this goal by using only high-grade, top-quality components. That’s why our motto is simple: Our products clean fast and outlast.

We are confident that you will not find pressure washers, cleaning equipment, or water recycling systems on the market that are more reliable than ours. Whether for fleet maintenance or commercial cleaning, agricultural or government agencies, we can help with it all.

Our Story

We have grown for more than three decades and have truly transformed from where we were in our humble beginnings. In 1985, John Koen created Hydro Tek systems. This came after he had a vision of becoming the most reliable company producing pressure washers. He was driven by a deep desire to create the best equality using the most innovative thinking. His goal was to provide both the fastest and the most durable pressure washers in the world.

As if that were not enough, he also wanted to create pressure washers that looked great and that had a unique style. He knew that it was not enough to create a pressure washer that was the longest lasting or one that worked the hardest – he wanted customers to not have to choose between the two.

We Have Continued to Grow Throughout the Years

You will find that each member of the Hydro Tek takes pride in what they do. We continue to research and develop to ensure that we are using the most efficient manufacturing process, that our products are the best in the business, and that we offer the best possible value in the competitive global market. We now also offer Hydro Loop, a was water recovery and recycling system that can help preserve water and make the cleaning process much more eco-friendly.

We Are Proud to Be Part of Nilfisk

In 2015 we were purchased by Nilfisk, one of the leading manufacturers of professional cleaning equipment in the world. After more than 100 years of cleaning expertise, they have provided the opportunity to further develop our manufacturing process. Nilfisk works in 45 countries around the world and has dealers in upwards of 100 countries.

If you want more information about the past, present, or future of our company, contact Hydro Tek at 800-274-9376 today.

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  • Hot Water Pressure Washers

    Hydro Tek hot water pressure washers are designed to tackle the toughest messes wherever they may occur. Our products feature high-quality stainless steel construction, simple controls, and an innovative Spiralast™ heating coil that improves efficiency and reduces your fuel costs. We manufacture the Spiralast™ coils right here in our facility using a proprietary cold rolled process and robotic welds for exceptional strength and unimpeded flow. Our Spiralast™ lifetime warranty is the ONLY lifetime heating coil warranty in the industry.

  • Advantages of a Hot Water Pressure Washer

    Simply by heating up the water, a hot water pressure washer delivers dramatically improved cleaning power compared to a cold water machine. Hot water pressure washers are especially useful for cleaning sticky, greasy, or oily surfaces, because they will loosen the dirt much faster without the large amounts of soap, detergent, or other cleaning chemicals that must be used with a cold water system.

  • Hot Water Pressure Washer Applications

    A hot water pressure washer is essential for any cleanup job involving a sticky, greasy, or oily mess, as well as for applications where a surface must be sanitized. With a variety of models available, including self-contained mobile units with gas, diesel, or electric power, Hydro Tek hot water pressure washers can go anywhere and clean anything. Some common applications include heavy equipment cleaning, vehicle cleaning, graffiti removal, restaurant hood vent cleaning, and livestock facility cleaning.

Quality & Innovation Since 1985

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From simple beginnings in 1985, Hydro Tek has grown to become the most trusted name in the pressure washer manufacturing industry.

How did we do it? By continually focusing on quality and reliability as the key to customer satisfaction, and by incorporating the latest technologies into our design and manufacturing processes.

By 1991, we were using computer-aided drafting systems to refine our product designs and improve efficiency. In 1997, we brought the power of computers to the shop floor by incorporating laser-cutting and other CNC manufacturing machinery, and in 2001 we began focusing on improving efficiency through the latest manufacturing techniques. The end result has been superior products delivered at a superior value to our customers. Through the next decade, we look forward to fulfilling our vision of making our products the "obvious choice" for all your industrial and commercial cleaning needs.