Industry News - February 2011

StoneAge Named Top Colorado Company; RWL Acquires Aeromix Systems; Forbest Products Co. Launches Online Store; Vac-Con Offers Imron Elite Coating System; U.S., UK Companies form Pipe Restoration Service; Wachs Water Services Forms Pipeline Division; ABB Offers Flowmeter Reference Guide

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StoneAge Named Top Colorado Company

StoneAge Inc. was named a Top Company award winner for 2010 in the manufacturing category by ColoradoBiz magazine. The Durango, Colo.-based company was chosen from among 36 finalists. The award recognizes Colorado businesses that demonstrate sustained financial performance, operational excellence and community involvement. The cleaning tool company was recognized for its investment in research and development, community economic development activities and annual donations of time and money to more than 50 nonprofit and community programs.

RWL Acquires Aeromix Systems

RWL LLC has acquired a majority interest in Aeromix Systems Inc., manufacturer of water and wastewater treatment systems. Peter Gross will remain Aeromix’s CEO.

Forbest Products Co. Launches Online Store

Forbest Products Co. has launched a 24-hour online products and equipment store at The store offers the ability to research and compare products, and a simple order process.

Vac-Con Offers Imron Elite Coating System

Vac-Con will feature the DuPont Imron Elite coating system on its new industrial cleaners, vacuums and hydroexcavators. The primer’s advanced resins increase impact and chip resistance, while Imron Elite technology delivers excellent gloss and color retention.

U.S., UK Companies form Pipe Restoration Service

U.S.-based Pipe Restoration Technologies LLC and UK-based Morrison Utility Services have formed Pipe Restoration Services to line service pipes with blown-in-place epoxy resin (ePIPE) as an alternative to lead service pipe replacement.

Wachs Water Services Forms Pipeline Division

Wachs Water Services has formed a pipeline systems assessment services division and is in negotiations with companies to provide trenchless solutions.

ABB Offers Flowmeter Reference Guide

ABB Measurement Products offers a 74-page reference guide for selecting and applying electromagnetic flowmeters (magmeters). The guide, Magmeter Basics – A Technical Reference Guide, introduces magmeters, summarizing such topics as principles of operation, construction, magnetic fields, maintenance, transmitters, installation and calibration. For a copy, contact Robert Mapleston at 800/922-2475, or go to


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