Industry News - December 2010

Pumper & Cleaner Expo Heads to Indianapolis in 2012; Godwin Pumps Names Ohstrom VP of Marketing; Jamko Launches Web Presence; Perma-Lateral Receives PMG Listing; Vanair Benefits Wounded Warrior Project; Radiodetection Places First in Locate Rodeo; Bentley Seeks Student Design Competition Submissions

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Pumper & Cleaner Expo Heads to Indianapolis in 2012

The 2012 Pumper & Cleaner Environmental Expo International will be held in Indianapolis, Feb. 27 to March 1. The Indianapolis facility has more than 4,000 connected hotel rooms, shopping and dining, all within walking distance. More information will be available at the 2011 Expo in Louisville, March 2-5. The 2010 Expo drew nearly 4,000 companies and 13,000 attendees from 48 countries.

Godwin Pumps Names Ohstrom VP of Marketing

Godwin Pumps has named Per Ohstrom vice president of worldwide marketing and business development. He will be based at the company’s headquarters in Bridgeport, N.J. Ohstrom has a Bachelor of Science degree from Lulea University of Technology in Sweden and a Master of Business Administration from Northwestern University.

Jamko Launches Web Presence

Jamko Technical Solutions Inc. has launched www.jamkocorp.com, a Web portal devoted to the company’s products and services. Features include case studies, technologies and methodologies asso-ciated with the company’s remote imaging business.

Perma-Lateral Receives PMG Listing

The Perma-Lateral System, manufactured by Perma-Liner Industries Inc., received PMG (plumbing, mechanical and fuel gas) listing No. 1068 from ICC Evaluation Service LLC. Products listed under the ICC-ES PMG program undergo evaluation based on requirements in such codes as the International Plumbing Code, the International Mechanical Code, the International Residential Code, the International Fuel Gas Code, the Uniform Plumbing Code and the Uniform Mechanical Code.

Vanair Benefits Wounded Warrior Project

Proceeds from the August Vanair Poker Run 2010 benefitted the Wounded Warrior Project, supporting the U.S. Armed Forces and their families. The Third Annual Vanair Poker Run is set for Aug. 20, 2011.

Radiodetection Places First in Locate Rodeo

Radiodetection placed first and third in the Power division, second and third in the Telecom division and was third in the Gas division of the 9th Annual International Utility Locate Rodeo, held in Atlanta in August and sponsored by the company. The competition tests the skills of damage prevention technicians. Scores from three events determine the winner. Judged on accuracy, each participant is allowed 12 minutes per event.

Bentley Seeks Student Design Competition Submissions

Bentley Systems, provider of infrastructure software solutions, is seeking submissions for its 2011 Student Design Competition, www.bentley.com/studentdesign2011. College and high school students are invited to submit projects designed using Bentley software, along with a short essay describing their work. Judging will be based on creativity and skill in applying design, engineering principles and the use of Bentley technology. Submissions must be received by March 18. A $1,500 scholarship will be awarded to winners at the college level and a $1,000 scholarship will be awarded at the high school level.



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