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


Russelectric appoints president, CEO 
Russelectric named Dorian Alexandrescu president and CEO. He replaces George Whittaker who retired after 48 years. Alexandrescu has 20 years of management experience and most recently served as president and CEO of RESA Power Solutions.

FCI adds air/gas measurement information to website
Fluid Components International added applications information, case studies, videos, technical articles and product data for air/gas flow measurement to its website, www.fluidcomponents.com.

JWC Environmental names business development manager 
JWC Environmental named Jesus Rodriguez business development manager for Monster screening systems products, including in-channel headworks screens, rotary drum screens, drum sludge thickeners and screenings washer Monsters.

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AdEdge Water Technologies receives California nitrate removal project
AdEdge Water Technologies will design and manufacture a biottta treatment plant rated for a maximum flow of 1.5 mgd for the removal of nitrate, perchlorate and trichloroethylene in the West Valley Water District in Riverside County, California. The biottta process, a biologically tailored two-stage treatment approach, uses naturally occurring bacteria to eliminate multiple contaminants from groundwater, rather than creating harmful waste streams found in other treatment processes.

Grundfos names regional managing director 
Grundfos Pumps Corporation appointed Dieter Sauer as regional managing director of the Americas region. He will oversee all aspects of the global pump manufacturer’s North and South American business, including driving regional growth and maintaining a motivated workforce.

Robroy acquires ATTABOX Industrial Enclosures
Robroy Enclosures, a subsidiary of Robroy Industries, acquired the assets of ATTABOX Industrial Enclosures. ATTABOX is a leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of polycarbonate NEMA-rated enclosures. The acquisition will complement Robroy’s Stahlin nonmetallic enclosures brand.

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Johnson Matthey acquires MIOX
Johnson Matthey acquired MIOX. The acquisition of the electrochemical generation business broadens Johnson Matthey’s Water Technologies portfolio of water purification products and services. MIOX will be part of Johnson Matthey’s new business division and will be headquartered in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Hach breaks ground on research/development center
Hach broke ground in June on a multimillion-dollar research and development facility in Loveland, Colorado. The 86,000-square-foot building will house multiple testing and development laboratories.

Duperon names Turpin president
Duperon Corporation named Mark Turpin president. He replaces current president and CEO Tammy Bernier, who remains as CEO. Duperon is a leader in preliminary liquids/solids separation technologies and provides solutions for coarse screening, fine screening, low-flow screening, perforated screening, washing compacting and conveying.

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Tank Connection adds glass coating line to Kansas plant
Tank Connection added vitreous enamel (glass/porcelain) coating equipment to its expanded plant in Galesburg, Kansas. The facility will produce bolted glass panels coated with AQUA AGT 2020, a high-performance, proprietary glass coating system.


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