Industry News - May 2020

Industry News - May 2020

Johnannes Schulze Vohren

Joe Miller

Wacker Neuson announces management changes

Wacker Neuson’s executive vice president of sales and marketing, Johannes Schulze Vohren, announced he will retire from the organization at the end of 2020. Schulze Vohren’s departure will conclude 26 years of service to the company. Schulze Vohren will assume the position of director of digitalization for the remainder of his tenure with Wacker Neuson. Effective Feb. 3, 2020, Joe Miller has been promoted to vice president of sales and marketing, U.S. Named director of marketing for North America in 2017, Miller came to Wacker Neuson after 12 years with a leading U.S.-based compact equipment manufacturer, where he held management positions in sales, marketing, product management, brand identity and customer satisfaction.

Koch named as McElroy’s new vice president product development

 McElroy announced the appointment of Geoff Koch, P.E., as vice president of product development. Koch joins McElroy after nearly 25 years with Ditch Witch, where he was vice president of product development. At McElroy, he will be responsible for design, prototype build, and testing of all new equipment in addition to supporting McElroy’s current and extensive line of pipe fusion products.

Greg Bock

Anue Water Technologies promotes Bock

Anue Water Technologies promoted Gregory Bock to the new position of vice president general manager. Since July 2018, he served as Anue’s vice president of operations. In his new role, Bock will be responsible for operations and all commercial relations. This includes the company’s line of FORSe and Phantom systems for wastewater treatment through oxygen and ozone injection, remote digital telemetry systems, Enviroprep systems for rapid elimination of FOG, and carbon-impregnated Anue geomembrane covers for cost-effective odor control.

Utilis partners with SITE Technologies on property assessment platform  

Utilis has signed a contract with Chicago-based SITE Technologies to provide soil moisture data derived from satellites to SITE’s Total Property Assessment platform. SITE, a member of the Rabine Group, currently provides site assessments to thousands of commercial customers across the U.S., Canada and Mexico.

Grundfos and Augury sign partnership agreement

Grundfos and Augury, a data analytics company, are taking a step toward digitizing water and utility infrastructure worldwide by signing a long-term strategic partnership. Together, they will develop smart diagnostics solutions and services for Grundfos’ customers. The two companies have already been working together successfully over the past two years to test new products and service offerings across several markets and industries. Now, they are committing to offering a range of services and new business models enabled by connected equipment.

Pelican Products’ Corti promoted to chief commercial officer

Pelican Products has combined its consumer division (outdoor/adventure, hunt, fish, camp, etc.) and commercial/government division (military, fire/safety, police, industrial, aerospace, etc.) into a single unit. Stephan Corti has been promoted from his previous position as president of the company’s commercial/government division to chief commercial officer, leading the combined entity. 


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