Industry News - June 2022

Industry News - June 2022

Vermeer names new VP of operations

Mindi Vanden Bosch was named vice president of operations at Vermeer. Prior to joining Vermeer in 2008, she held roles in continuous improvement at Cascade Engineering and treasury management at Fifth Third Bank. At Vermeer, Vanden Bosch has held leadership roles in marketing, finance, human resources, continuous improvement and most recently served as the managing director for the Forage Solutions Product Group.

IPT and APS join to supply pull-in-place system

American Pipelining Supplies and Internal Pipe Technologies have joined to have IPT supply APS and all its users with a full-branded pull-in-place pipe lining system. The pull-in-place process allows for renewal of under-slab and lateral lines without excavation, and is suitable for 1 1/2-inch-diameter pipe and larger sanitary pipes. The liners and epoxy resins will be manufactured by IPT in Abilene, Texas, and will be branded with APS.

“Our partnership with Internal Pipe Technologies will allow American Pipelining Supplies to have a full range of lining options for our clients,” says Jake Saltzman, CEO of APS. “Inversion lining is our specialty, and pull-in-place is theirs. By joining forces, we can provide all of our clients with every option they could need for small-diameter lining inside and outside buildings and homes.”

ARCOS names Odus Wittenburg as its next CEO

ARCOS named Odus Wittenburg as the company’s CEO. Wittenburg succeeds Bruce Duff who, after 10 years as CEO of ARCOS and 40 years in the software industry, announced his retirement. Duff will take on a strategic advisory role, supporting Wittenburg and the executive team through this transition.

Blanco, Texas, awards operations contract to Inframark

Inframark was awarded a multi-year partnership for contract operations for the City of Blanco, Texas. The contract will cover its water treatment and wastewater treatment plants, distribution and collection systems, and other public works functions. The project commenced on March 1.

Avanti launches new website

Avanti International launched its new website, The redesign better incorporates the markets Avanti’s injection grout products serve and simplifies the look and feel to focus on product knowledge and technical data. The sleeker and more polished, user-friendly design offers a collection of industry resources including animations, project case studies, white papers, product specifications and more. 

Xylem moving headquarters to Washington, D.C.

Xylem announced it is moving its headquarters to Washington, D.C. The company’s new facility will be co-located with the Reservoir Center for Water Solutions, a hub for multiparty, water-focused stakeholder collaboration, in the Navy Yard district along the Anacostia River. The center is anticipated to open in June. 


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