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.


Blue-White Industries elects VP of operations
Blue-White Industries’ board of directors announced the election of Bill McDowell to the position of vice president of operations. With the company for 32 years, he has held the positions of plant maintenance supervisor, engineer and sales engineer.

Legacy Building Solutions receives Merit Award from Design-Build Association
Legacy Building Solutions received the Merit Award from the Design-Build Association – Upper Midwest Region for the IEI Barge Services project. The building measures 63,020 square feet and is located on the banks of the Mississippi River in East Dubuque, Illinois. The Merit Award is given for following the principles of design/build construction and finding innovative solutions for project challenges.

Stenner Pump Co.’s 60th anniversary
The Stenner Pump Co. marks its 60th year as a manufacturer of peristaltic metering pumps for the water industry. Founded by Gustav Stenner in 1967 as a post-retirement interest, the company has been privately owned by Tim Ware since 1995.

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Polston Applied Technologies now U.S. Submergent Technologies
U.S. Submergent Technologies is the new name of the wastewater system maintenance company previously known as Polston Applied Technologies. All company phone numbers will remain the same, emails will reach corresponding staff and the new website is www.ussubmergent.com.

Endress+Hauser acquires SensAction
Endress+Hauser has acquired SensAction AG, a manufacturer of systems for measuring the concentration of liquids. SensAction will remain headquartered in Coburg, Germany, and keep the current staff of 13.

PIP adds to sales team
Protective Industrial Products announced that Matt Mosely joined the team as a national account manager and will be responsible for Airgas, Anixter, DGI/DoAll, Staples and Veritiv. PIP also announced the appointment of Carlos Melo as regional sales manager for New York and New England.

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