Industry News - February 2021

Industry News - February 2021

SEEPEX promotes Karasch to national sales manager

SEEPEX announced the promotion of Chris Karasch to national sales manager. He joined SEEPEX over 12 years ago as a territory manager and has gained valuable insight into the progressive cavity market. He then moved into a district manager role, and then on to regional sales manager. He most recently was the director of sales.

Centrisys secures order for Denver treatment facility

Centrisys Corp. will be sending eight CS26-4 decanter centrifuges to the Metro Wastewater Reclamation District in Denver. The new centrifuges will replace aging equipment and will support increased performance and capacity at the Robert W. Hite Treatment Facility, as the district moves into a new biological phosphorus-removal process.

120Water and PUR Community join forces on lead remediation

120Water, a digital water platform in use at more than 180,000 sample sites across the nation, has joined forces with PUR Community, a new municipality initiative created by PUR, a Helen of Troy brand, to simplify point-of-use drinking water programs for utilities, municipalities and facilities, including lead remediation programs. With this partnership, 120Water can offer PUR pitcher and filter kits as part of its digital water platform used across the country to manage and modernize complex water programs and to help stay compliant with EPA regulations, including the upcoming revised Lead and Copper Rule.

Grundfos appoints Poul Due Jensen as new CEO

Grundfos Holding’s board of directors has appointed Group Executive Vice President Poul Due Jensen as its new CEO. He started with Grundfos in 1997 and since 2015 he has been a central part of the group management team.

Brown and Caldwell welcomes new head of diversity and inclusion

Brown and Caldwell announced Andrea Hall joined the company as senior director of diversity and inclusion. Hall brings a 17-year track record of creating and leading company-wide diversity and inclusion strategy and strengthening equitable processes for global organizations. As senior director of diversity and inclusion, she will be responsible for identifying and implementing programs to maintain and promote Brown and Caldwell’s culture of belonging, diversity and inclusion. Additionally, she will enhance current diversity and inclusion initiatives as the foundation of its recruitment, retention and professional advancement practices.

Schneider Electric announces $40M investment

Schneider Electric announced a $40 million investment to modernize its facilities across the U.S., and to bring new production lines to the states. In addition to new software and facility upgrades, the investment will further strengthen its workforce by introducing new digital training and upskilling opportunities and adds 130 new jobs.

MFG Chemical hires new VP of operation

MFG Chemical has hired George Graham, Ph.D., into the key position of vice president, operations. He will be responsible for MFG’s three plants in the Dalton, Georgia, area and the 27-acre plant in Pasadena, Texas. Graham joins MFG Chemical after a 25-year career and, most recently, served as director of operations at Wacker Polysilicon.     


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