Here's a quick roundup of recent industry news. Track the industry's movers and shakers, learn about company acquisitions, get the skinny on new products and more.
Singer adds to sales team
Singer has added Roger Hahn to the position of Western USA sales manager and Bryan Cole to the position of Central USA sales manager. Hahn brings more than 30 years' water industry sales experience, and Cole brings 12 years' technical sales experience in the valve and manufacturing industry.
Warren joins Sprayroq
Sprayroq announced the addition of Kyle Warren to its corporate team as operations assistant. He will be responsible for the technical and customer service side of the operations team. Warren has master’s and bachelor’s degrees from the University of Alabama, and he is in the process of completing a welding certification.
Bockhorst appointed chief operating officer of Badger Meter
Badger Meter announced it has appointed Kenneth Bockhorst to the newly created position of senior vice president and chief operating officer. He brings more than 20 years' experience to global operations management, and he most recently served as executive vice president of the energy segment of Actuant Corp.
JWC Environmental receives Water Environment Federation Innovative Technology Award
JWC Environmental was awarded the Innovative Technology Award by WEF for its Wipes Ready Technologies. The grinder technology, available exclusively on the company’s Muffin Monster and Channel Monster products, helps combat the problems caused by disposable wipes.
Envirosight releases new poster for sewer workers
A new, free poster from Envirosight illustrates how sewer workers can protect themselves from workplace biohazards using personal protective equipment, developing proper hygiene habits and cleanup practices, and obtaining recommended vaccinations. Working in and around sewage increases the risk of disease and infection, so workers must take extra precautions to protect themselves and their families.