Company Descriptions

Orenco Systems®, Inc.

Since 1981, Orenco Systems, Inc. has researched, designed, and manufactured leading-edge onsite and decentralized wastewater treatment technologies. Our energy-efficient wastewater solutions include watertight fiberglass tanks, in-tank pumping and filtration systems, advanced secondary treatment systems, community collection systems (Orenco Effluent Sewers), and electrical controls. Our flagship products for the 21st century include AdvanTex Treatment Systems for both residential and commercial markets, coupled with VeriComm and TCOM remote telemetry systems for round-the-clock monitoring and control. Orenco also produces a lightweight and truly watertight fiberglass tank built using an automated injection molded process that provides unmatched part-quality. The company holds multiple patents and its products and technologies appear in numerous technical publications. Headquartered in Sutherlin, Oregon, Orenco employs about 300 people and sells its products through approximately 300 points of distribution in North America, Central America, South America, Australasia, Europe, Africa, and Southwest Asia. The company’s systems have been installed all over the world.
 

Orenco Controls

Orenco Controls designs and manufactures control panels for multiple markets, including residential, municipal, commercial/industrial, and OEM. In our UL 508A/698A- and CE-certified facility, we can adapt standard panels to your needs or design and build custom panels to your specifications. Products include alarms, electromechanical panels, MVP PLC panels, and TCOM “affordable SCADA” telemetry panels. Orenco Controls produces thousands of panels each year and purchases components in large volume, allowing us to pass significant cost savings on to our customers. Our excellent customer service includes expert design assistance, outstanding turnaround times, prompt technical support, and a full library of documentation.
 

Award-Winning Systems

Orenco's technologies and installations have been honored by numerous awards over the years. They've also been distinguished for achieving a number of "firsts" or being selected for a variety of high-profile demo projects. Our short video, titled "A Decade of Awards & Recognitions," highlights 20 of these. 

 

Corporate Bios

 

Media Kit

EcoCenter at Heron's Head Photo

EcoCenter's AdvanTex System Photo
 

Fiberglass Shelter Photo
 

News Releases

 

Latest Case Studies

For a complete list of Orenco's Case Studies, please visit our Literature Request page.

Awards and Recognition

2013

  • SHARP Program Completion Award: Orenco recently completed OSHA's Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP), a five-year certification program for companies that are committed to ensuring a safe workplace for their employees.

 

2012

  • 2012 Top Product, Rural Builder, AdvanTex Treatment Systems
  • 2012 Top Project, Water & Wastes Digest, Brucejack Mining Camp, AdvanTex AX-Mobile Treatment System

 

2011


2009

  • Best Performing Technology,
    Maryland Department
    of the Environment,
    AdvanTex Treatment Systems
  • First Approved Nitrogen-Reducing
    On-lot System, Verified by NSF,
    Pennsylvania Technology
    Verification Program,
    AdvanTex Treatment Systems
  • ACEC Diamond Award
    East Salem, Pennsylvania,
    AdvanTex Treatment System

2008

  • World's Best Environmental Development,
    EcoVillage at Currumbin, Australia,
    Effluent Sewer and
    AdvanTex Treatment System
  • Qualified, Green Building Council's
    LEED Silver Rating,
    Esther's Island Retreat,
    Nantucket, Massachusetts,
    AdvanTex Treatment Systems

 

2007

  • First Effluent Sewer System in Ireland,
    Kiltillane, Templemore, Co. Tipperary,
    Orenco Effluent Sewer and
    AdvanTex Treatment System

 

2006

  • First Effluent Sewer System in Alberta,
    Habitat Acres, AB, Canada,
    Orenco Effluent Sewer and
    AdvanTex Treatment System
  • Extreme Makeover: Home Edition,
    Detroit, Illinois,
    AdvanTex Treatment System

 

2004

  • Selected for NDWRCDP Case Studies,
    Decentralized Wastewater Systems,
    Mobile, Alabama,
    Including Orenco Effluent Sewers and
    AdvanTex Treatment Systems
  • GBC's First LEED Platinum-Rated Building,
    Audubon Education Center,
    Los Angeles, California,
    AdvanTex Treatment System

 

2002

  • AIA's "Top 10 Green Buildings 2002,"
    Islandwood
    Environmental Learning Center,
    Bainbridge Island, Washington,
    AdvanTex Treatment System
  • Nova Scotia's Municipal InNOVA Award,
    Little Dover, Nova Scotia,
    Orenco Effluent Sewer System

 

2001

  • Vermont Engineering's Grand Award,
    Warren Elementary School,
    Warren, Vermont,
    AdvanTex Treatment System

 

2000

  • Statewide Demonstration Project,
    Alternative Wastewater Systems
    in Illinois,
    New Minden, Illinois,
    Orenco Effluent Sewer System