May 30, 2019                                                                                             


Carmel, IN – Canature WaterGroup is pleased to announce a new member of its Canature North America team, Chris Wilker. Wilker will be serving as the Executive Vice President of Business Development to drive company growth.


Chris has shown excellence in the areas of branded dealer management, business operations and new technology development throughout his almost 30-year career at Ecowater Systems and Marmon Water. He has also been a key contributor to the water treatment industry as a six-year member of the Water Quality Association (WQA) Board of Governors, and most recently completed his tenure as President of the WQA at the WQA Convention this past March in Las Vegas, NV.


Chris was the recipient of the 2019 WQA Ray Cross award. This special award recognizes a current or former WQA member whose pioneering spirit and unwavering commitment has made a notable difference in the water treatment industry and has not been previously honored with the Hall of Fame or Lifetime Member Award.

Don Fettes Canature CEO & President states, “Chris is an industry veteran with a proven track record and a contagious passion about the water treatment industry. I am very excited to have Chris join our growing team and look forward to the new initiatives he will be leading at Canature WaterGroup.”

“Canature is one of the few remaining true OEM’s in the water treatment space with world-class manufacturing and global distribution. I have known their senior management for years and I am very pleased to be part of this great team. I look forward to using my skills and experience for the future growth of the company.”

About Canature Water Group:
Canature North America was founded in 2009 to serve the North American residential and commercial water treatment market. In 2014, the company acquired WaterGroup Companies Inc. becoming Canature WaterGroup. The company sells products through both the Independent Water Dealer Channel and the Professional Plumbing Channel. The company also excels at private brand solutions for larger distributors. The company currently has five North American distribution facilities and more than 140 employees. For more information, please visit

Canature WaterGroup is a subsidiary of Canature Health Technology Group Co. Founded in 2001, Canature Health Technology Group has become a global leader in the development and production of water treatment equipment. Products are manufactured in a 1,200,000 sq. ft. state-of-the–art facility. The company is publicly traded with over 1,300 employees. Please visit:


Jill Clark
Marketing Manager, Canature WaterGroup
Phone: 1-306-790-4434