Industry News - March 2024

Industry News - March 2024

BOSS Industries names new regional sales manager

LaPorte, Indiana-based BOSS Industries has announced Paige Martin Geddings as its Southeastern regional sales manager. Geddings brings over seven years of technical truck upfit sales to the role, and she will focus on distributor support and new customer sales in the Southeastern region of the U.S.

Mark Turpin returns to WWEMA board of directors

The Water and Wastewater Equipment Manufacturers Association has re-elected Mark Turpin, president of Duperon Corporation, for a third term on its board of directors. Turpin will join a prestigious group of industry leadership to help navigate an influx of issues impacting the sector, from regulatory issues like Build America and Buy America to broader topics like climate change and sustainability. Turpin previously served on the WWEMA board from 2012 to 2019, including a stint as chairman in 2017, chairperson-elect the prior year and treasurer from 2014-16. 

Stantec to design pump station for Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District

Stantec has been chosen to lead design of the Southerly Tunnel Dewatering Pump Station for the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District. The pump station is the third and final large pump station for NEORSD’s combined sewer overflow program, which has been in progress for 13 years. The goal of the program is to reduce CSO to the environment over 25 years and capture 98% of CSO flow in a typical year, as required by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. When complete, Stantec will have led design for all three deep tunnel dewatering pump stations.

SouthWest Water expands its headquarters in Sugar Land, Texas

Sugar Land Economic Development announced that SouthWest Water Co. has expanded its headquarters, relocating to a 41,114-square-foot facility at Sugar Land Town Square. The company signed a 15-year lease at 2150 Town Square Place, a newly renovated, mixed-use, Class A complex. The expansion will create 20 new jobs, adding to the company’s workforce of more than 100 employees. SouthWest Water owns and operates regulated water and wastewater systems in seven states including Alabama, California, Florida, Louisiana, Oregon, South Carolina and Texas. 

Super Products signs new dealer agreement 

Super Products has signed with Cleveland-based MTech as a new dealer partner. MTech will serve the municipalities and contractors for the Camel, SuperJet and Mud Dog vacuum and hydroexcavation truck product lines in Ohio and Michigan. RNOW of West Allis, Wisconsin, will retain responsibility for municipalities in the western half of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.

ERDC awards Taylor-Woolpert JV with $49M contract

The U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center has tasked the joint venture of Taylor Engineering and Woolpert with providing research and development services for its Coastal and Hydraulics Laboratory. The $49 million, single-award task order contract will support CHL projects that advance navigation, flood risk management, water resources management, sediment management and military engineering. ERDC is the primary scientific research and development organization for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and oversees seven research laboratories across the U.S. Located in Vicksburg, Mississippi, CHL is responsible for the discovery, development and delivery of coastal, estuarine and hydraulic water resources research in both the Civil Works Program and military domains.

ISCO Industries acquires Infinity Plastics

ISCO announced it has agreed to acquire substantially all of the assets of Infinity Plastics, a manufacturer of fabricated HDPE piping products. Located in Mayville, Wisconsin, the Infinity Plastics acquisition allows ISCO to increase production capacity, enhance proximity to customer demand and add top-caliber talent to its team. With this addition in place, ISCO now has a total of 36 facilities spanning the United States and Canada.

Rapid Applications Group changes name to RapidWorks

Rapid Applications Group, an ERP and dispatch software solution for the heavy equipment services industry, renamed the company to RapidWorks effective Jan. 4. The company states RapidWorks recognizes that both the heavy equipment industry and the technology it uses have matured over the years, and the rebranding better positions RapidWorks to continue to serve the industry with innovative products and solutions that meet or exceed the evolving needs of its customers.


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