Industry News - November 2022

Industry News - November 2022

Duperon awarded ISO certification, adds to leadership team

Duperon Corp. was awarded ISO certification for its systems and processes under ISO 9001:2015. This marked the company’s first ISO audit, which it completed with zero findings. The ISO 9001:2015 certification sets the standard for a quality management system, which is achieved when an organization exhibits its ability to consistently provide products and services that meet customer and regulatory requirements.

Duperon also welcomed Steve Macomber as business development manager. Macomber brings 25 years of industry experience and will lead the company’s business development efforts. Hailing from Charlotte, North Carolina, Macomber’s expertise spans across the engineering industry, including six years with Black & Veatch, and more than 18 years working for equipment manufacturers in the screening, dewatering and thickening sector.

TITUS Wastewater Solutions relocates headquarters, announces rebranding

June 15 marked TITUS Wastewater Solutions’ official relocation of its headquarters, manufacturing and fabrication facility to Casper, Wyoming. The move provides TITUS room for continued growth as it expands its wastewater manufacturing and distribution across North America. The new facility has 44,000 square-feet of space within a four-building complex. A small portion of the facility will continue to house the marine storage and maintenance business, and the rest of the property will be utilized to accommodate the expansion of the TITUS wastewater organizational initiatives. In conjunction with the move and expansion, TITUS announced a rebranding. The former TITUS Industrial Group has rebranded as TITUS Wastewater Solutions.

BlueTriton Brands joins The Water Council’s WAVE program

The Water Council announced BlueTriton Brands has signed onto The Water Council’s WAVE program, becoming the first company in the beverage industry to participate. BlueTriton is a North American provider of bottled water brands including Poland Spring, Ice Mountain and Pure Life. WAVE will help BlueTriton improve its enterprise-level water stewardship performance and public reporting, concluding with independent verification of its progress.

Ed Fritz named WEF’s Chair of Solids Separation Subcommittee

Operators Unlimited Wastewater Process Engineer and Project Manager Ed Fritz was named the Water Environment Federation Chair of the Solids Separation Subcommittee. Dedicated to researching wastewater solutions, the subcommittee is organized under the Residuals and Biosolid Committee and focuses on the many aspects of thickening and dewatering. The subcommittee has more than 40 members.

Aliaxis acquires Aquarius Spectrum

Aliaxis SA announced the acquisition of Aquarius Spectrum, a provider of advanced acoustic water leak detection and pipe condition assessment solutions for water infrastructure. Aquarius Spectrum will be part of Aliaxis Next, Aliaxis’ newly created division which develops adjacent businesses in the field of water management and preservation. Aquarius Spectrum, an Israel-based technology company, has developed systems that proactively monitor water distribution networks. Aquarius sells leak detection technology worldwide, leveraging acoustic sensors and sophisticated analysis engines to detect water leaks and pinpoint their exact location.

Syrinix adds East and West coast distributors

Syrinix expanded its footprint with the addition of two new distributors: Environmental MD and Whitney Equipment Co. Covering four states in the eastern and western U.S. respectively, the new partnerships will apply smart water solutions to solve challenges shared coast to coast, including reducing nonrevenue water loss and protecting aquatic life from harmful wastewater spills.

HazTek announces Leading Safely program

HazTek announced its new Leading Safely approach to safety leadership. Leading Safely is designed to help industry leaders transform their organizations in ways that reduce risks, improve team morale and open pathways to far better financial performance. The program is designed to build on HazTek’s capabilities for safety management and integrate the most recent insights into human performance and safety system design and implementation.

Felling Trailers adds UN31 tanks to certifications

Felling Trailers has received certification for its UN31 tank design. The 607-usable-gallon tank’s intended use is for the mobile generator industry. The UN31 tanks were designed to be compatible with Felling’s DDG drop-deck generator trailer line. The tank option is utilized in conjunction with an OEM’s Genset mounted to the trailer frame. The tank is certified to meet the safety standards of CAN/CGSB-43.146 for metal intermediate bulk containers, for use with liquids in packing group III, such as diesel fuel.

Brown and Caldwell announce new COO

Brown and Caldwell has promoted Euan Finlay from senior vice president to chief operating officer. A senior executive with 25 years’ experience, Finlay excels in leading organizations and teams to deliver excellence to clients while driving sustainable growth. Before joining the firm in 2019 as director of business transformation, Finlay was an operations executive for a leading provider of design, design/build and program management services.

McElroy hires Eric Duerr as new purchasing manager

McElroy has hired Eric Duerr as the company’s new purchasing manager. A native Oklahoman, Duerr brings 15 years of procurement, sourcing and inventory management experience, mainly in the oil and gas industry. He has developed and led the performance of numerous purchasing and sourcing teams in the United States, Canada, Egypt and the United Kingdom. Before arriving at McElroy, Duerr was the western hemisphere strategic sourcing manager for TD Williamson in Tulsa.


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