Industry News - March 2014

Industry News - March 2014
LUDECA launches "Keep It Running" microsite

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CXT wireless gas detectors receive CSA approval

CXT Series SmartWireless gas detectors from Detcon, an IST company, received CSA Class I, Division I approval. Available in two versions, the CXT-IR has an infrared sensor for monitoring combustible hydrocarbons, while the CXT-DM has an electrochemical sensor for monitoring toxic gases and oxygen.

CH2M HILL’s Huggins receives ACEC award

Norm Huggins, CH2M HILL senior vice president, received the Association of Consulting Engineering Companies – Canada (ACEC) Beaubien Award for lifetime contributions to advance the consulting engineering industry and profession, as well as service to the ACEC.

SJE-Rhombus names sales representative

SJE-Rhombus named Fluid Solutions Sales Agency product representative in Atlantic Canada, including New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Labrador, Prince Edward Island and Nova Scotia. Shawn Davidson, founder and principal of Fluid Solutions, has nearly 30 years of experience in the water industry.

Engineering America spins off process equipment business

Engineering America, provider of liquid storage and process equipment, will spin off its water and wastewater process equipment business to focus on its storage tank business. The new independent company, Great Northern Environmental, will specialize in water and wastewater treatment equipment sales and serve as sales agent for Engineering America’s various tank and aluminum dome products.

FCI releases product and services catalog

Fluid Components International released its latest products and services catalog CD. The free catalog is available by visiting the company’s website,

AEA Investors acquire Siemens Water Technologies 

AEA Investors acquired the municipal, industrial and services water and wastewater treatment operations and assets of Siemens Water Technologies for 640 million Euros (approximately $860 million U.S. Dollars). Dr. Lukas Loeffler, CEO, and his management team will remain.

HDR’s Cleary co-authors industrial wastewater book 

HDR’s Joe Cleary, senior vice president and section manager of engineering design services in the New Jersey office, co-authored Activated Sludge Technologies for Treating Industrial Wastewaters – Design and Troubleshooting. The book was written for students, plant operators and engineers seeking information and case studies on activated sludge biological treatment.

Bilco’s single-leaf smoke vents receive UL approval

The Bilco Co.’s Type SV single leaf, automatic smoke vents received UL approval per the UL 793 standard for automatically operated roof vents for smoke and heat.

PRIMEX adds sales engineer

PRIMEX, formerly Control Works, hired Perry Baldwin as sales engineer. Based in Milford, Ohio, Baldwin has 30 years of engineering experience and 10 years experience in the wastewater control panel industry.

FMC Corp. launches website

FMC Corp. launched its environmental website, The site includes soil and groundwater remediation and water treatment products, technologies and service model, as well as access to technical resources.

Simtronics gas detectors HART compliant

GD10 infrared combustible and carbon dioxide gas detectors from Simtronics, an IST company, satisfied requirements for the HART Communication Foundation’s quality assurance and device registration, Version 7.

LUDECA launches "Keep It Running" microsite

LUDECA launched its Keep It Running microsite, The site supports the company’s new message of No Excuses for High Vibration, Misalignment and Unbalance and includes blogs, video tutorials, white papers and maintenance technologies.

Yaskawa names distributor

The Drives & Motion Division of Yaskawa America named DRV of Pittsburgh, Pa., its medium voltage drive distributor in the United States.

Krausz Industries opens Florida facility

Krausz Industries, manufacturer of the Hymax coupling, opened a facility in Ocala, Fla. The location will warehouse product for the water and wastewater industry and provide custom fabrication. 


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