October Industry News

Gorman-Rupp Names Knudsen Eastern District Manager-Engineered Systems; Moyno Offers Max-Flow Annihilator Brochure; Weir Power Names Arnold President; Industrial Scientific Introduces Interactive ‘Ask Dave’ Blog; Meltric Releases 2011-2012 Catalog; Singer Valve Names Caudle Account Sales Manager; PureLine Names Lienau Eastern Midwest Account Manager; Synagro Acquires Drilling Solutions; Enduro Composites Acquires Bay Products; ABB Releases Brochure on Paperless Data Recorders; Hach Revises Product Website; Leonard Engineered Products Named NETZSCH Pumps Distributor; Layne Christensen Opens Center of Excellence

Gorman-Rupp Names Knudsen Eastern District Manager-Engineered Systems

The Gorman-Rupp Co., Mansfield Division, named Eric Knudsen eastern district manager-engineered systems. He will cover Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, New York, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia and North and South Carolina. Based out of Clifton Park, N.Y., Knudsen has 15 years experience in the municipal and industrial pump market.


Moyno Offers Max-Flow Annihilator Brochure

Moyno Inc. offers a brochure that provides detailed descriptions, key performance benefits, technical information, photos and graphs of its Max-Flow Annihilator grinder system.


Weir Power Names Arnold President

Weir Power & Industrial, a division of Weir Group PLC in Glasgow, Scotland, named Kim M. Arnold president/managing director of Weir Specialty Pumps, Salt Lake City. Arnold replaces James Board, who transferred to another Weir P&I company in the same capacity. Arnold joined the company in 2003 as vice president of sales & marketing. He has 30 years experience in the engineered and manufactured products area and is chairman of the U.S. Department of Commerce Environmental Technology Trade Advisory Committee (ETTAC).


Industrial Scientific Introduces Interactive ‘Ask Dave’ Blog

Industrial Scientific launched “Ask Dave” (www.askdaveblog.com), an interactive blog authored by Dave Wagner, director of product knowledge. Wagner has 20 years experience in the development and application of portable gas monitoring instruments and systems.


Meltric Releases 2011-2012 Catalog

Meltric Corp., manufacturer of industrial-duty electrical plugs and receptacles, released its 2011-2012 product catalog. The 231-page catalog features Decontactor Series switch-rated plugs, receptacles and connectors.


Singer Valve Names Caudle Account Sales Manager

Singer Valve Inc. named Wes Caudle account sales manager for the central United States. He will be responsible for North and South Dakota, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, Nebraska, Oklahoma and Texas. Caudle brings 13 years experience in manufacturing, technical sales and marketing to his position.


PureLine Names Lienau Eastern Midwest Account Manager

PureLine Treatment Systems named Chris Lienau eastern Midwest account manager. He will oversee sales and contract relations in Illinois, Indiana, Ohio and portions of Michigan.


Synagro Acquires Drilling Solutions

Synagro Technologies Inc. acquired Drilling Solutions LLC of Lafayette, La., with operations in three states. The acquisition provides Synagro with access to the oil and gas sectors, leveraging the company’s dewatering expertise. Additionally, the acquisition aligns closely with Synagro’s centrifuge repair business, Hypex, and allows Drilling Solutions to improve the operating efficiency of its closed-loop dewatering systems. Mark Guidry was named general manager of Synagro Drilling Solutions.


Enduro Composites Acquires Bay Products

Enduro Composites Inc. acquired Bay Products Inc. of Stateline, Nev. The design and manufacture of BPI’s complete line of Odor Control Systems have been transferred to Enduro’s manufacturing facilities in Houston and Freeport, Texas. Martin Crawford, president of BPI, will join Enduro.


ABB Releases Brochure on Paperless Data Recorders

ABB released a brochure describing its SM Series of videographic (paperless) recorders for capturing, storing and analyzing process data. A PDF copy of SM Series Videographic Recorders can be downloaded at www.revbase.com/tt/sl.ashx?z=33b57d1d&dataid=253034.


Hach Revises Product Website

Hach Co.’s revised website, www.hach.com, has a more powerful search, check-by-check checkout process for both products and services, and simpler navigation. The site includes anticipated delivery dates, documentation, videos, optional accessories and more. It also suggests substitutes for obsolete parts.


Leonard Engineered Products Named NETZSCH Pumps Distributor

NETZSCH, manufacturer of progressing cavity pumps and rotary lobe pumps, signed Leonard Engineered Products Co. as its distributor in Southern California.


Layne Christensen Opens Center of Excellence

Layne Christensen Co. opened its Center of Excellence facility in Phoenix, Ariz. The 60,000-square-foot facility centralizes the engineering and sales efforts of the Water Technologies Group, including designers, engineers, chemists, PLC programmers, water treatment specialists and service technicians. The location is tooled and staffed for water and wastewater system engineering, arsenic media regeneration, Deionization (DI) regeneration, membrane cleaning, equipment fabrications and pilot testing. The center also holds NSF61 certification for the regeneration of Layne’s arsenic removal media, LayneRT.


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