Industry News - October 2010

SPX Offers Wastewater Treatment Brochure; Super Products Launches Product Web Site ; Federal Signal Names VP, GM for Vactor, Guzzler; Dvirka and Bartilucci Promote Raab to VP; LMK Technologies Expands Engineering Capabilities; Reed Manufacturing Adds Foreign Language Web Pages; Flow International Launches Web Site; ISCO Receives Workplace Safety Award; Vacall Introduces Virtual Walkabout; RapidView IBAK Forms Technology Partnership; MaxLiner Launches Web Site

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SPX Offers Wastewater Treatment Brochure

SPX Flow Technology offers a water and wastewater brochure with information on SPX filters, mixers, pumps, analyzers, metering instruments, heat exchangers and air treatment equipment for water and wastewater applications, including chemical makeup and storage. The brochure can be downloaded at

Super Products Launches Product Web Site

Super Products’ new Web site,, offers product information, detailed specifications and photo galleries for each of the company’s main product lines: Supersucker industrial vacuum loaders, Camel sewer and catch basin cleaners and Mud Dog hydroexcavators. Other features include a Product Application Section (industrial cleaning, sewer cleaning and hydroexcavation) and a Dealer/Rep Locator.

Federal Signal Names VP, GM for Vactor, Guzzler

Federal Signal Environmental Solutions Group has appointed Sam Miceli vice president and general manager for its Guzzler and Vactor subsidiaries. Miceli will be responsible for overseeing and cultivating the business strategies and growth initiatives for both companies. He most recently served as plant manager for the Guzzler/Vactor facility in Streator, Ill., beginning his career with the company in 1993. Miceli has a master’s of business administration degree from Bradley University and Bachelor of Science degree in industrial engineering from the University of Illinois.

Dvirka and Bartilucci Promote Raab to VP

Dvirka and Bartilucci Consulting Engineers has promoted Robert L. Raab to vice president. A member of the wastewater collection and treatment division, Raab has 35 years of environmental and civil engineering experience.

LMK Technologies Expands Engineering Capabilities

LMK Technologies has increased its engineering capabilities with the addition of staff, 3D modeling software and CNC machining equipment. The 3-axis CNC vertical milling center can provide rapid and reproducible creations of precision components through the use of 3D software. An engineering staff is available to improve equipment, answer questions or help with specifying engineering firms and the project bidder.

Reed Manufacturing Adds Foreign Language Web Pages

Reed Manufacturing has added foreign language page options, including French, to its Web site, Reed also has added a Spanish page for each Plastic Pipe Tools and Cutters & Cutter Wheels chapter. Other current or planned language pages include Chinese, German, Arabic and Italian.

Flow International Launches Web Site

Flow International has launched The site offers information and technical tips on waterjet cutting and surface preparation. Features include Ask Dr. Hashish, an interactive e-mail service, pictures and videos of waterjets cutting or cleaning and how they function.

ISCO Receives Workplace Safety Award

ISCO Industries, a Louisville-based distributor and fabricator of piping products, received a workplace safety award from its insurance company for being among the safest top 5 percent of companies. Award criteria includes workman’s compensation losses over a three-year period, risk assessment by an independent auditor and participation in risk control workshops.

Vacall Introduces Virtual Walkabout

Vacall has released a virtual walkabout of its AllJetVac machines. The program can be accessed from a link on the Vacall home page, The walkabouts feature an audio track and detailed photos that provide a guide to various components and their functions. The audio track also can be downloaded to an MP3 player.

RapidView IBAK Forms Technology Partnership

RapidView IBAK North America has formed a technology partnership with ProKASRO, manufacturer of pipeline rehabilitation equipment. The partnership enables ProKASRO’s lining cutters to work with IBAK’s inspection systems.

MaxLiner Launches Web Site

MaxLiner USA has launched a new Web site, The interactive site features products, services, news and frequently asked questions.


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