ABOUT US

Hydrus Detergents, a Fuhlman Group
Company, is an industry leader in the manufacturing of specialized detergents, coatings, phosphatizers, sanitizers, and degreasers used in a broad range of
applications in institutional, commercial,
food, agricultural, aviation and other industrial market segments.

Hydrus detergents are sold across the United States and Canada through our extensive distribution network. Forming and maintaining relationships with our distribution partners have helped develop our reputation for quality products shipped in a timely manner. GM availability, focus on customer needs and providing customer support are priorities.

Distribution partners in a variety of industries choose Hydrus for:

  • Our ability to private label and help create a brand.
  • Our wide array of products designed and manufactured to high quality standards.
  • Creative package sizing.
  • Volume discounts.
  • Generous freight allowances.
  • Extremely competitive prices to improve our partners’ bottom line.

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Our facility is located in Northwest Iowa and includes our fully integrated manufacturing plant, laboratory/R&D facility, warehouse and corporate offices. We have well trained Midwestern people working hard every day to maintain our high standards of quality and safety.

Meet the Team

MIKE GRUVER

GENERAL MANAGER

MICHELLE SHRYOCK

OFFICE MANAGER

WAYNE CHRESTIANSEN

TECH SERVICES AND SUPPORT MANAGER

JOHN PEYTON

PRODUCTION MANAGER

MATTHEW SHRYOCK

MAINTENANCE MANAGER

THOMAS MANN

QUALITY MANAGER

JOSHUA GRIFFITH

MARKETING AND GRAPHIC ARTS

MIKE GRUVER

Background:

Mike obtained a BA in Chemistry at Central College in Pella, IA. He furthered his education at Iowa State University and obtained a BA in Chemical Engineering. He then attended Drake University in Des Moines, graduating with an MBA. Prior to becoming the General Manager at Hydrus Detergents, Mike worked in various Engineering and Senior Management positions within the chemical manufacturing industry.

Why Hydrus:

Mike joined Hydrus as General Manager in March of 2020 and has embraced the challenges and opportunities presented to him. He values forming relationships and supporting customers to enable them to be successful with building their businesses. He also enjoys developing formulas to solve unique problems customers may have.
When asked about his favorite Hydrus product Mike stated, “As a chemical guy, I like the 511 for cleaning up aluminum. I also like the ChloroClean because it is perfect for institutions to thoroughly sanitize and be gentle at the same time.”
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