Industry News: June 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.

Richard Miltonberger
Richard Miltonberger

Boss Industries names new director of engineering
Todd Hudson, president of Boss Industries, announced Richard Miltenberger as the company’s new director of engineering. Miltenberger’s resume includes an extensive list of rotary screw manufacturers and previous experience at Boss Industries in the early years.

McElroy University offers new online fusion training
For a limited time, training is available from the fusion experts at McElroy University with a new online learning series. The university has taken all of its online, self-paced learning modules and created three bundles available for limited time at a special price. The three bundles are polyethylene, polypropylene and DataLogger. The training is also ideal for sales reps, engineers and municipal leaders who are interested in learning more about the fusion process.

Rick Bucher
Rick Bucher

Victaulic names Bucher as president
Victaulic announced Rick Bucher has been appointed to the position of president and chief operating officer. He will continue reporting to John Malloy, who has served as chairman, president and CEO for the past 16 years. Malloy will remain chairman and CEO.

Badger Meter awarded recertification for ISMS
Badger Meter announced it was again awarded ISO 27001 recertification and successfully conducted a Service Organization Control 2 Type 2 examination of its information security management system. Since 2015, Badger Meter has completed an annual ISO 27001 certification and SOC 2 Type 2 examination, demonstrating a commitment to minimizing potential information security threats and ensuring trust with its customers.

Wilo USA announces plans for new headquarters and production site
Wilo USA, a subsidiary of Wilo SE, announced the investment of a new 250,000-square-foot headquarters and production facility in Cedarburg, Wisconsin. A developer’s agreement with the city of Cedarburg was approved on May 11, with construction scheduled to begin in fall 2020. The new headquarters will bring the combined operations of Wilo USA, Weil Pump, Scot Pump and Wilo Machine Co. to a single production site.

Elastec celebrates 30th anniversary
Elastec celebrates their 30th anniversary in 2020. The company was founded in 1990 with the invention of the two-drum oil skimmer. The product set the foundation for the company to grow into one of the world’s largest manufacturers of environmental response equipment. The company now has more than 120 employees with three locations in Illinois and one in Florida. Recently, Elastec has branched out to focus on waterway trash and debris, plastic pollution and municipal waste disposal systems. The company also provides vacuum systems, baffles and turbidity curtains, power units, pumps, boats and more.


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