Industry News: April 2020

Here's a quick roundup of recent industry news. Track the industry's movers and shakers, learn about company acquisitions, get the skinny on new products and more.

Industry News: April 2020

Scott Keilbey

Tnemec names Keilbey director of sales
Tnemec named Scott Keilbey director of sales, water tank market. In his new position, Keilbey will assist Tnemec customers and representatives working within the water storage industry. Prior to his current position, he served as a Tnemec representative in Kansas City and western Missouri. Before this, he held various positions throughout the company, including plant employee, director of sales and national sales manager.

Cretex Specialty Products hires new Northeastern regional sales manager
Cretex Specialty Products announced that Lucas Robinson has joined its management team in the position of regional sales manager. He will oversee sales and marketing elements for the company and will be working to expand product specifications and use through promotional efforts to engineers and municipalities, support for contractors, and further development of the distributor network in the Northeastern U.S. He most recently worked for a mid-Atlantic contractor in the promotion and sales of drain lining services.

Radiodetection announces collaboration with Sensors & Software
Radiodetection announced the expansion of its utility-locating offering to include Sensors & Software’s LMX range of ground-penetrating radar systems in a new collaboration that utilizes the strengths of both companies. The LMX range of ground-penetrating radar will be available exclusively through Radiodetection in the U.S.

VMAC named one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies
VMAC announced it has been named one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies for the second year in a row. The 2020 Canada’s Best Managed Companies program recognizes the country’s leading private businesses demonstrating strong strategy and capability to foster long-term success and sustainable global growth. 

SAERTEX multiCom to expand operations in North Carolina
SAERTEX multiCom plans to invest more than $20 million in a new manufacturing and warehouse facility near its current location in Huntersville, North Carolina. The expansion will retain 34 existing positions and allow the company to add 45 new jobs over the next five years. SAERTEX multiCom has been operating in Mecklenburg County since 2009

SEEPEX promotes Donegia to product manager
SEEPEX announced the promotion of Josh Donegia to product manager. He joined SEEPEX more than three years ago as a sales and marketing analyst. Donegia will be working on new product development activities, product launches, company product training, product messaging, pricing and market intelligence.

Asahi/America expands building information modeling and CAD library files
Asahi/America has expanded its building information modeling library on its website. The library now contains CAD files for the company’s Air-Pro compressed air piping, Asahitec PP-RCT commercial HVAC and plumbing piping, Proline single wall industrial piping and Purad ultra-high-purity PVDF piping systems, in addition to its manual valves. CAD files can be downloaded through the company’s online catalog at


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