Industry News - December 2012

Industry News - December 2012
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Pipeline Renewal hires field operations manager

Pipeline Renewal Technologies named Sean Lipscomb field operations manager. He will be responsible for ensuring the success of PRT's Janssen Process licensees through service, training and support.

Aries names Southeastern Equipment Ohio distributor

Aries Industries named Southeastern Equipment Co. a distributor for its pipeline inspection and rehabilitation equipment in Ohio. The line includes pipeline and sewer cameras, deep well and bore hole cameras, lateral reinstatement cutters and sealing/grout systems, as well as surveying equipment.

Orenco launches multilingual Web portal

Orenco Systems added a multilingual Web portal, translated into Portuguese and Spanish and soon to include French, to its website, The Web portal includes links to translations of key product brochures.

Federal Signal opens rental store, adds online classes

Federal Signal Corp.'s Environmental Solutions Group opened a rental center at 9932 Express Drive, Highland, Ind., and added "Maximize Power of Water Jetter through Tip and Hose Selection," "Estimating the Vacuum Job" and "Fundamentals of Hydroexcavating Safety and Skills" to its online course offerings.

NLB opens Indiana branch

NLB Corp. opened a regional branch in Crown Point, Ind., to serve customers in the Chicago area and Upper Midwest with waterjet pump units, accessories, training and service. The branch is located at 1075 Breuckman Drive and is managed by Craig Houghtaling.

MSC Waterworks changes name to Fortiline

MSC Waterworks, distributor of underground utility products, changed its name to Fortiline, derived from the Latin word "fortis," meaning strong and steadfast. The company's website has changed to All contacts, addresses and phone numbers remain the same.

Alfa Laval acquires Gamajet

Alfa Laval acquired Gamajet Cleaning Systems, forming a new company, Alfa Laval Tank Equipment Inc. It will operate as Gamajet Cleaning Systems and remain in Exton, Pa. Robert Delaney, president of Gamajet, was named president of the new company. Alfa Laval's existing line of tank cleaning equipment, Toftejorg, was absorbed by the new company for North America. Sales, support and service of Toftejorg equipment will be handled at Gamajet's Exton office.

Neenah Enterprises names vice presidents

Neenah Enterprises named Heidi Mitchell vice president of human resources and Karl Jerde vice president of information technology. Mitchell will focus on creating programs that develop leaders internally, while Jerde will focus on creating and implementing IT processes and infrastructure, applications development and IT strategy.

FCI analyzer receives Canadian approvals

The Model FS10A analyzer flow switch/monitor from Fluid Components International received FM and FMc Canadian approvals, making the device suitable for continuous flow verification applications that support process analyzer sampling systems operating in hazardous plant areas in the United States, Canada and elsewhere. The approvals include nonincendive Class I, Division 2 Groups A, B, C, D; Class II, Division 2 Groups E, F, G; and Class II T4@Ta=71 degrees C Type 4X.

Oldham launches expanded website

Oldham, an Industrial Scientific company, launched an expanded website, The site offers information on products, applications, custom system design, support and sustainability.

UV Pure Technologies launches website

UV Pure Technologies launched a new website, The site offers a company overview, product and technical information.

Mueller establishes technology center

Mueller Co. established a technology center in Chattanooga, Tenn. The Mueller Technology Center houses 30 engineers focusing on technologies to help utilities overcome current and future water infrastructure problems through improved conservation, safety and operational efficiency.


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