Industry News - April 2013

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REAL TECH's Glover receives woman entrepreneur award

Jodi Glover, CEO and co-founder of REAL TECH, was named the 2012 RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur of the year for the TPH Sustainability Award by Women of Influence.

Northern Lake Service awards EPA UCMR3 contract

Northern Lake Service was selected to assist the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency with sample analyses for the third Unregulated Contaminant Monitoring Rule (UCMR3). The aggregate contract value is estimated at $8.5 million. The UCMR3 program is mandated as part of the EPA's Safe Drinking Water Act (SSWA) and affects public water systems that serve more than 10,000 people.

EPA forms Clean Rivers, Green District partnership

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the District of Columbia and D.C. Water formed a partnership agreement to use green technologies for wet-weather pollution control in the district. The Clean Rivers, Green District agreement outlines collaborative steps to support green infrastructure to achieve sustainable stormwater management, more livable communities and other environmental improvements in the district.

Peters wins Tigre sales competition

Douglas Peters, national sales manager-plumbing for Tigre USA, was among 10 winners of the Tigre Group S/A companywide 2012 Fittings Sales Competition. He will join sales representatives from each of the company's international divisions for an all-expenses-paid trip to Brazil, including a tour of the company's headquarters in Joinville and a weekend in Florianopolis.

Perma-Liner receives IAPMO listing

Perma-Liner was awarded the Uniform Plumbing Code Listing from the International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO).

Webasto, ESW form emissions partnership

Webasto Product North America, designer of engine idle reduction technologies, and ESW Group, provider of emissions control products, formed a partnership that will enable fleets and municipalities to obtain Diesel Emission Reduction Act funding for emission control and idle reduction equipment. Webasto manufactures fuel-operated heaters that eliminate the need to idle for engine pre-heat and cab comfort. ESW's diesel particulate filter removes particulate matter from engine exhaust.

American Water Resources opens operations center

American Water Resources, subsidiary of American Water, opened its expanded operations center in Alton, Ill. Enlarged from 7,972 to 20,427 square feet, the facility includes additional work stations, network room, three coaching rooms, training room and conference room as well as wall monitors for use in meeting and coaching sessions.

Lanzo Trenchless expands services

Lanzo Trenchless Technologies, formerly Lanzo Lining Services, has expanded to provide services throughout North, Central and South America. Established in 1993, the company has installed more than 9 million lineal feet of sanitary sewer, force main, sewer drain, NSF 61 potable water transmission, large-diameter and non-circular cured-in-place pipe lining in North America.

Quadex names regional sales manager

Quadex/InterfitUSA named James Dugger western regional sales manager. He will handle sales and marketing for the company's line of rehabilitation cements and coatings, as well as the Interfit lateral connection sealing system. Dugger has seven years of experience in the underground infrastructure corrosion protection, rehabilitation and trenchless industry.

US Holdings becomes Eagle Manufacturing Group

US Holdings launched Eagle Manufacturing Group as the new name for its collection of municipal construction and manufacturing products and services. The name is intended to bring clarity to the company's corporate structure and the relationship of the parent company to its operating companies: US Foundry and Manufacturing Corp., USF Fabrication, United Concrete Products and Eagle Processing & Recycling.

USB-Sewer Equipment names sales manager

USB-Sewer Equipment Corp. named Leighton White sales manager for the West Coast. He has 23 years of sales, marketing and management experience within the sewer industry. White will be responsible for sales, service and customer support in California.


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