January Industry News

Elgin Equipment Group Acquires Cook Legacy Coating; FS Solutions Adds Online Courses; General Pipe Cleaners Redesigns Website; National Plant Services Hires Development/Project Manager; Select Environmental Services Redesigns Website; Spartan Tool Hires Territory Manager; GeoTree Technologies Partners with IRP; Cityworks Names International Business Development Manager; Echologics Signs Three-Year Leak Detection Contract

Elgin Equipment Group Acquires Cook Legacy Coating

Elgin Equipment Group acquired Cook Legacy Coating Co., designer of water intake structures. Cook’s core products include Coanda and cylindrical screens, AirBurst systems and Jacquelyn Coating. Cook Legacy is based in Canal Winchester, Ohio, with a location in Atlanta. The company will be known as Cook Legacy Water & Energy. Its operations will merge into Elgin Equipment Group’s Norris Screen LLC.


FS Solutions Adds Online Courses

FS Solutions added two advanced online training courses to help customers increase job safety, operation efficiency and regulatory compliance. The courses, Estimating the Vacuum Job and Maximizing the Power of Waterjetting Through Tip and Hose Selection, target experienced professionals seeking training beyond the fundamentals. The online courses include tests that each individual must pass with a grade of at least 80 percent to receive certification.


General Pipe Cleaners Redesigns Website

General Pipe Cleaners’ redesigned website, www.drainbrain.com, provides quick access and details on drain cleaning machines, high-pressure waterjets, video pipe inspection and location systems, water leak locators, pipe freeze kits, pipe thawing machines, cables and cutters.


National Plant Services Hires Development/Project Manager

Environmental maintenance company National Plant Services Inc. hired Lori S. Weiss as business development project manager. She brings 25 years of experience in municipal utility management, facility and industrial planning and environmental compliance to her position. For the past 15 years, her primary focus has been wastewater and stormwater collection system maintenance and operations.


Select Environmental Services Redesigns Website

Select Environmental Services Inc. redesigned its website, www.selectenvironmentalsvs.com, providing information on the company’s manhole rehabilitation programs for municipalities and industrial wastewater treatment plants.


Spartan Tool Hires Territory Manager

Spartan Tool LLC named Patrick Stillmunks territory manager, responsible for sales, service and customer support in Texas and portions of Louisiana and Arkansas. Stillmunks brings 16 years experience as a licensed plumber and septic service technician to his position.


GeoTree Technologies Partners with IRP

GeoTree Technologies Inc., an infrastructure repair material company, partnered with trenchless contractor IRP to produce IRP EcoCast, an eco-friendly, geopolymer liner repair system.


Cityworks Names International Business Development Manager

Cityworks, provider of GIS-centric management solutions, named Phil Mogavero international business development manager. Based in Buffalo, N.Y., he had been senior regional account manager for the Northeastern U.S. Region since 2006.


Echologics Signs Three-Year Leak Detection Contract

Echologics, developer and provider of acoustic-based technologies for water loss management, leak detection and pipe condition assessment, signed a three-year master services contract from United Water. The agreement enables any operating division of United Water to utilize Echologics leak detection and condition assessment services.


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