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Ernie McDonald is the Global Director of Fernox, a water treatment business which is part of the MacDermid Performance Solutions group of companies. He holds a degree in Applied Biology and started his career in a laboratory developing products for the industrial water treatment industry. After 12 years of holding a range of technical and commercial roles at Grace Dearborn, Ernie joined Fernox in 1999. Since joining the organisation, Fernox has grown from a predominantly UK centric customer base into a global operation selling products into 42 countries. Key drivers for the development of the business are the growing use of condensing technology and the increased understanding of the need to manage water quality in order to maintain energy efficiency and extend system longevity.