Industry News - September 2022

Industry News - September 2022

Felling Trailers names new national accounts coordinator

Felling Trailers appointed Mike Wolff to inside sales — national accounts coordinator. Wolff will manage the day-to-day account activity for the company’s top national rental partners and inside sales calls. He will be responsible for sales development, activity and account support. He previously held the role of sales coordinator at the company.

McElroy welcomes new director of digital strategy

McElroy announced the hiring of Chris Zenthoefer as the company’s new director of digital strategy. In this capacity, Zenthoefer will assist in crafting McElroy’s technological approach to its equipment, while working alongside other members of McElroy’s leadership. Prior to McElroy, he worked at Specialized Bicycles as director of Specialized Digital.

Envirosuite provides update on EVS Water

Envirosuite announced its newest member of product lines, EVS Water, is nearing its initial commercial objective of achieving $1 million in total sales. Launched in 2021, EVS Water has gone global with the addition of new customers in Australia, Asia and Europe, in addition to its presence in the U.S. The EVS Water Plant Optimizer software has been used in these locations to reduce electric and chemical costs in water treatment and delivery.

Louisville Water wins AWWA award for highest quality water

Louisville Water Co. received American Water Works Association’s Partnership for Safe Water Phase IV Distribution Presidents Award at AWWA’s annual conference in San Antonio on June 13. The company is one of only five water utilities in the country to achieve this status. The Partnership for Safe Water gives the award to utilities that work rigorously to deliver quality drinking water above and beyond EPA standards.

Asahi/America introduces new business development manager

Asahi/America has promoted Mark Gore to industrial business development manager for the eastern and central regions. He will lead Asahi/America’s sales efforts of industrial and environmental ssingle- and double-wall piping systems. Gore has been with Asahi/America for 15 years as a district sales manager in Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee and the Florida panhandle.

PPG adds Kevin Morris as infrastructure segment director

PPG appointed Kevin Morris as infrastructure segment director of its protective and marine coatings business in the United States and Canada. In this role, Morris will be responsible for the growth and profitability of the infrastructure segment, which focuses on water/wastewater, bridge restoration and other applications for PPG’s polyurea and epoxy coatings.

Registration open for September municipal sewer grout school

Registration is open for the Municipal Sewer Grout School taking place in Waukesha, Wisconsin, on Sept. 28 and 29. The course, presented by grout industry experts from Aries Industries, Avanti International and Logiball, will show how and why injection grouting is utilized to stop unwanted groundwater infiltration that enters mainlines, laterals, lateral connections and manholes. The two-day course provides classroom and demonstration sessions, which present technical information on proper technique for grouting operations, lateral and mainline test and seal packer operation and maintenance, mixing and optimizing AV-100 acrylamide grout performance, review and demonstration of new NASSCO/ICGC grout specifications, live infiltration and grout sealing demos (mainlines, laterals and annular space), grout testing and monitoring information and methods, and Safe Operating Practices Program certification. For more information and to register, please visit

The Reservoir Center for Water Solutions created

Water sector leaders, including academia, technology providers, trade associations and nongovernmental organizations, are partnering in a new consortium to accelerate solutions to the world’s critical water and sustainability challenges. The Reservoir Center for Water Solutions, located in Washington, D.C., will serve as a global collaboration hub to advance breakthrough water solutions and innovations. The center’s 33 partners, including the U.S. Water Alliance, the International Water Association, EarthEcho International, the Aspen Institute, and Reservoir sponsor and global water technology company, Xylem, will bring together their resources, knowledge and partnerships to drive progress.

Aries Industries expands in multiple states with new dealers

Aries Industries has added to its U.S. market reach with the addition of dealers in Ohio and Virginia. C&S Solutions, based in Harrison, Ohio, and MT Electronics, headquartered in Boones Mill, Virginia, are well-established dealerships offering sales, service and training to broad customer bases. The additions further the rapid growth of the Aries Industries dealer network, which has added seven U.S. dealers coast to coast, and three in Canada, in less than three years. 


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