Industry News - August 2013

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PSG names marketing, development directors

Pump Solutions Group appointed Doug Cumpston director of global segment marketing, and named Russell Sitka director of business development, Americas. Cumpston will be responsible for the development and execution of PSG’s global energy market strategy. Sitka will be responsible for the coordination and execution of PSG’s strategy for the regional vertical segments, including strategic program and business plan development.

Dow, Haier sign trademark agreement

Dow Water & Process Solutions, a business unit of The Dow Chemical Co., signed the Haier Group as a trademark licensee partner with the FILMTEC reverse osmosis branding program to help enhance the quality of residential water for consumers in China. Haier will use DW&PS’s technology in its residential water purification system and filtration products, as well as marketing materials.

WILO director of engineering/sales manager passes away

Joseph Melton, director of engineering/national sales manager-water management for WILO USA passed away in May. He was 53.

Sauereisen names research manager, office staff

Sauereisen promoted Greg Maloney to research manager, overseeing the company’s C. Fred Sauereisen Laboratory. It also promoted several members of the office staff. Kim Galley was named finance administrator and Vicki Abell was promoted to billing, credit and collections administrator. Pam Semgo joined the accounting department as financial assistant to the controller and Patti Kenzie joined the company as executive assistant and human resource generalist.

FreeWave celebrates grand opening of new headquarters

FreeWave Technologies celebrated the grand opening of its new corporate headquarters in Boulder, Colo. The 45,000-square-foot facility — 80 percent larger than its previous building — includes increased manufacturing space and product testing center.

ARCADIS’s Wijsman joins Water Education Foundation board

Peter Wijsman, water management leader for ARCADIS engineering and consulting, was elected to the Water Education Foundation’s Board of Directors. He is a 2012 member of the foundation’s Water Leaders Program and joins four other newly elected board members.

Hyde Marine names distributor for water management systems

Hyde Marine, a wholly owned subsidiary of Calgon Carbon Corp., named W&O Supply its exclusive sales distributor in the U.S. and Canada for Hyde Guardian ballast water treatment systems. With 16 stocking locations in the U.S. and Canada, two in Europe and one in South America, W&O Supply serves all segments of the maritime industry, including upstream oil and gas rigs.

TOMCO2 Equipment changes name to TOMCO2 Systems

TOMCO2 Equipment Co. changed its name to TOMCO2 Systems. The name change is accompanied by a new logo, brand identity and website, www.tomcosystems.com.

Gorman-Rupp receives export award

The Gorman-Rupp Co. received the President’s “E” Award for Exports from U.S. Acting Secretary of Commerce Rebecca Blank. A total of 57 companies received the award this year. It is the highest recognition a U.S. entity can receive for making a significant contribution to the expansion of U.S. exports.



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