Winston Budrow was a graduate chemist with over 50 years of direct involvement in the textile filter media industry.

As the Technical Director of Albany International-Globe Albany Corporation, sixteen years were associated with design, manufacturing and testing of textile filter media on a global basis.

In 1978, Winston founded Environmental Consultant Company (ECC, Inc.) in Phoenix, Arizona. ECC is an independent testing laboratory specific to filter bag testing and evaluation. ECC has been directly involved in over 100,000 filter bag performance evaluations.


President / Owner

Dean Budrow joined ECC in 1984 under the tutelage of his father Winston. He began as a lab technician and in 1994 was named Lab Director. In 2010 Dean was named Vice President and Director of Company Operations.

He assumed the role of President/Owner after the passing of Winston in early 2017. Dean has directly overseen all filter bag analysis since 1994.