Industry News - November 2012

Industry News - November 2012
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Hach Company hosting Sewer Flow Monitoring webinar

Hach Company will host a Sewer Flow Monitoring webinar led by Kevin Marsh, vice president of Hach Flow Sales, on Wednesday, Nov. 7 at 1 p.m. EST. The webinar will demonstrate how Hach's Data Delivery Services (DDS) can provide accurate sewer flow data without the hassle. Participants will learn how DDS frees staff from flowmeter installations and maintenance, how reports are easily generated from secure centralized flow data, why DDS requires no flowmeter purchase, and more. To register, log on to

IDEX adds Trebor to Warren Rupp platform, names platform leaders

IDEX Corp. added Trebor International to the Warren Rupp platform. Located in Salt Lake City, Utah, Trebor manufactures ultrapure chemical pumps and liquid heating systems. IDEX has also promoted John Carter to president of the Warren Rupp platform and Fenton Challgren to president of the Chemical, Food and Process platform.

Hanson Pressure Pipe expands manufacturing facilities

Hanson Pressure Pipe expanded the manufacturing facilities at its Palatka, Fla., location. The expansion enables the facility to produce larger diameter, longer-laying lengths of B-303 bar-wrapped concrete cylinder pipe.

Red Valve offers product catalog

Red Valve's 28-page condensed catalog includes the latest information on its quality pinch valves, Tideflex check valves, non-clogging air diffusers, Redflex expansion joints and other flow control products, as well as product dimensions and applications.

Pipeline Analytics achieves Silver partner status

Pipeline Analytics, distributor of WinCan pipe inspection and asset management software in North and South America, achieved Silver Status in the Esri Partner Network. The accreditation recognizes WinCan software for integrating Esri's ArcGIS geospatial technology platform and the Pipeline Analytics team for becoming fully conversant in the platform.

Oldcastle designs special pipe for Interstate project

Oldcastle Precast supplied customer engineered elliptical precast concrete pipe for the Minor Street spur stormwater drainage system, part of the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation's $30 million I-95 Revive project. A portion of the 51-mile project involves widening and rebuilding the northbound on-ramp to include a spur ramp for Minor Street, which required deep fill. The precast pipe had to be engineered to withstand the weight of 30 feet of compacted fill. The pipe had an outside diameter of 55 inches by 80 inches with an approximate weight of 20,000 pounds.

Fluid Imaging offers remote operation for analysis system

Fluid Imaging Technologies offers remote operation for its line of portable, benchtop, submersible and PV series FlowCAM imaging particle analysis system. Remote desktop operation enables lab managers, water/wastewater engineers, research scientists, process engineers and others to start running a sample, monitor its progress, adjust measurement parameters and analyze images and data in real time.

Dekker Vacuum acquires HullVac Pump

Vacuum equipment manufacturer and supplier Dekker Vacuum Technologies acquired HullVac Pump Corp. of Ivyland, Pa. Operations for HullVac, provider of rotary piston and vane pumps, will move to Dekker's corporate facilities in Michigan City, Ind.

ISCO receives ISO certification

ISCO Industries received International Organization for Standardization ISO 9001:2008 certification for its quality management system. The Louisville, Ky.-based company is a supplier and custom manufacturer of high-density polyethylene (HDPE) piping products.

LMK Enterprises adds investment partner

LMK Enterprises Inc. brought on an investing partner and formed a new operating entity, LMK Technologies LLC. The company looks to expand investments both domestically and internationally along with a continued commitment to research and development.

Leidi Utility Supply partners with Applied Felts

Leidi Utility Supply, distributor of pipe and cable detection, inspection and maintenance equipment for Chinese municipal governments and agencies, partnered with Applied Felts to provide the Chinese market with felt liners for cured-in-place pipe (CIPP).

Medora to market SolarBee, GridBee brands

Medora Corp. of Dickinson, N.D., will market its solar- and electric-powered circulation equipment under the SolarBee and GridBee brands.

Dewberry promotes Bolton to VP, manager

Dewberry, a professional services company, promoted Robert J. Bolton to vice president and manager of its Denver office. Bolton joined Dewberry in 2010 with the acquisition of Integra Engineering, a company in which Bolton was a founding partner. He has 30 years experience in the water industry and will be responsible for day-to-day operations in Denver.

InfoSense receives water quality award

InfoSense received the Innovation Technology Award from the Water Environment Federation for its sewer line rapid assessment tool (SL-RAT). The tool provides collection system crews with a quick diagnosis of a sewer pipeline segment without the time and expense of a CCTV inspection.

Southland Tool supports California charity

Southland Tool Mfg. pledged its support to Caterina's Club as part of its business plan for future growth during a company gathering in July. The Anaheim, Calif., charity provides daily meals to 250 children, many raised by single parents. It also provides scholarships, piano lessons and dental work for those in need.

Pasteurization Technology forms sales partnership

Pasteurization Technology Group signed a sales partnership with Cortech Engineering to act as a representative in Southern California and Nevada. Cortech will offer PTG's line of chemical-free and energy-efficient wastewater disinfection systems.

Vac-Con launches municipal, contractor website

Vac-Con launched a new website ( for the municipal and contractor markets. The site includes product demonstrations, equipment photos and product information as well as dealer information pages.

RapidView names regional sales manager

RapidView IBAK North America named Jeff Paulik regional sales manager for the western United States and Canada. Paulik's background includes equipment procurement and distribution, marketing and administration. He will oversee efforts of all RapidView IBAK pipeline inspection products in his territory.

TRIC Tools receives export award

TRIC Tools received the Export Achievement Certificate from Jeffrey L. Bleich, U.S. ambassador to Australia in July. Earlier this year the company signed a distribution agreement with Drainchem Pty. Ltd. of Australia to distribute TRIC Trenchless pipe bursting products in Australia and New Zealand.

Echologics to assess pipe conditions in Singapore

Echologics will assist PUB, Singapore's national water agency, assess the condition of its water transmission mains, using the company's acoustic pipe Condition Assessment service. Echologics will acoustically survey approximately 1.6 km of cast iron and steel water transmission mains, ranging from 500 to 800 mm in diameter.


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