Industry News: JWC Environmental Acquires IPEC Consultants

In this week's industry news, JWC enters an agreement to acquire IPEC Consultants, HOBAS Pipe USA releases an updated product brochure, and the Dwyer Group welcomes a new CFO
Industry News: JWC Environmental Acquires IPEC Consultants
Red Valve Company has named Lynn Richards inside sales and customer support manager.

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JWC Environmental has entered into an agreement to acquire IPEC Consultants Ltd., a manufacturer of solids/liquid separation products for wastewater and specialty industrial process liquids. The pending acquisition advances the commitment that JWC has to offering the most extensive lineup of screening solutions to its municipal and industrial customer base. As part of the acquisition, Bert Irwin, founder and owner of IPEC, will join the JWC executive team to support the ongoing business.

HOBAS Pipe updates product brochure
HOBAS Pipe USA issued an updated 72-page product brochure covering its centrifugally cast, fiberglass-reinforced, polymer mortar pipe. It includes guide specifications, joint details, the manufacturing process and more. Updated charts and design guidelines are also now included for the HOBAS 126-inch pipe.

Red Valve names sales, customer support manager
Red Valve Company named Lynn Richards inside sales and customer support manager. She was employed for 27 years as business development manager at Development Dimensions International. While there she managed her team of global sales representatives to generate more than $15 million in sales yearly while maintaining profitability.

At Red Valve, Richards manages a team of sales and administrative professionals who cover global sales and customer support while working with the executive team on strategies, process improvements, structure and a world-class vision for the organization.

Endress+Hauser announces fall and winter training courses
Endress+Hauser announces its fall and winter 2015 schedule of instrumentation training courses. Classes typically are a combination of classroom and hands-on training on either the Endress+Hauser PTU (Process Training Unit), a full-scale, working process skid with online instrumentation and controls, or live instruments in training stands, both designed to simulate operating conditions. For information on all E+H training schools, visit

Dwyer Group welcomes new CFO and new general counsel to executive team
Dwyer Group Inc., one of the world’s largest franchising companies of trade service brands, has announced that Jon Shell has joined the company as CFO and Grayson Brown has joined the company as General Counsel, effective immediately. “We’re excited to welcome Jon and Grayson to our executive team at a pinnacle time in our organization’s national and international growth,” says Mike Bidwell, president and CEO of Dwyer Group. “They are outstanding executives with knowledge and experience that will benefit us greatly as we take our company to the next level as the leader in the service trades.”


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