Industry News - June 2023

Industry News - June 2023

McElroy receives SHARP Award

McElroy was recognized for its commitment to workplace safety and its participation in the Occupational Safety and Health Administration Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program. Oklahoma Labor Commissioner Leslie Osborn presented the company with a proclamation commending leadership and employees at McElroy’s Tulsa campus. Osborn and OSHA Consultation Director Jason Hudson also presented company leadership with a flag announcing McElroy’s SHARP-certified status.

In-Situ rebrands with new tagline

In-Situ has been rebranded to reflect the company’s current status as a leader in both environmental and process water monitoring solutions. The company’s new tagline, “water simplified,” speaks to its groundwater, surface water, coastal, drinking water and wastewater audiences and captures the essence of the In-Situ brand: to simplify and improve water monitoring to help protect the world’s water resources.

Franklin Electric launches new employee resource group

Franklin Electric formed a new employee resource group dedicated to providing an avenue for women to grow both professionally and personally through education, networking and advocacy. Known as Franklin Women’s Network, the group’s goal, according to a release, is to “build a welcoming, inclusive community, provide professional alliances, equip Franklin women with relevant development tools and resources, and guide Franklin women to identify and achieve career milestones.”

Victaulic promotes Gary Moore

Victaulic has promoted Gary Moore to executive vice president and chief revenue officer. Moore began his Victaulic career 35 years ago in sales for Canada and progressed to the role of president of Victaulic Co. of Canada, Limited. Later he joined the executive team at Victaulic’s U.S. corporate headquarters and served as the executive vice president responsible for building and driving the global sales team.

Hamid Sarshar named president of TESCO Controls

TESCO Controls, a United Flow Technologies company, has named Hamid Sarshar as president of the organization. Sarshar will lead the 50-year-old company into the next strategic phase of growth and innovation within the UFT platform. Hamid Sarshar joined UFT in October 2022 as executive vice president of operations focused on operational optimization efforts at TESCO.

Pierre plant wins engineering project of the year 

Pierre, South Dakota’s new drinking water treatment plant was awarded the Central South Dakota Engineering Project of the Year, presented by the South Dakota Engineering Society. The facility’s design was led by JLG Architects and the engineering consultant AE2S. The project is now the largest in Pierre city government’s history, a $37.5 million investment approved by the public to improve the city’s drinking water and combat the water’s high mineral content.

CUES Accurate Mapping Probe used in Project of the Year

RAVAN AIR, alongside their sister company, Tru-Tek, completed a project installing a natural gas line underneath Chartiers Creek in Washington, Pennsylvania. During the pipeline inspection process, RAVAN AIR located a 70-inch steel wastewater pipe that was unable to be located using traditional means underneath a state road using the CUES Accurate Mapping Probe. This underground mapping method prevented major traffic disruptions, saved considerable time and resources, while providing the means to safely perform future projects without the possibility of cross bores or other damage. Chosen as the Gas Distribution Project of the Year, it was honored at the 2023 Underground Construction Awards.


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