Industry News - August 2021

SEEPEX announces staff changes

SEEPEX announced several staff changes. The company welcomed Ben Wells to the sales team as territory manager. Wells will be supporting the SEEPEX West region of California, Hawaii, Nevada and Arizona. In addition, SEEPEX veteran Bill Martiniere is taking on the role of chemical market manager, and Juda Medina is taking on the new role of inside sales representative.

Enviro-Care is now SAVÉCO North America

Enviro-Care has rebranded as SAVÉCO North America, with a new domain name of

Enviro-Care became a member of the WAMGROUP of Modena, Italy, in February of 2015. As the North American subsidiary of their SAVÉCO water and wastewater division, Enviro-Care is now rebranding to reflect their position within the WAMGROUP organization.

Gicon Engineered Pumps announces rebrand

Gicon Engineered Pumps was renamed Headwater Engineered Systems. As a part of Headwater Cos.’s national footprint, Headwater Engineered Systems will provide its products and services to all Headwater Companies’ network of customers going forward. Mark Hacker, newly appointed operations manager, will lead Headwater Engineered Systems.

Centrisys to provide decanter centrifuges for Connecticut plant

Centrisys will provide two decanter centrifuges to Aquarion Water for the Stamford (Connecticut) Water Treatment Plant Dewatering and Chemical Receiving Facility. In collaboration with consulting engineer Hazen and Sawyer of Wethersfield, Connecticut, the Centrisys CS21-4HC decanter centrifuges were selected to dewater alum sludge generated from the treatment of surface sourced drinking water using a dissolved air flotation and filtration process.

KSB adds to management staff

Matt Erickson has joined KSB as the U.S. director of KSB SupremeServ (aftermarket sales and service). He brings over 19 years’ operations, technical services and project management experience. Prior to KSB, he was an operations manager at Fieldcore. Also, KBS announced Nick Abbatiello joined the company as the southeast regional manager for the water market area. He brings 15 years’ experience in the collections system and wastewater treatment markets and has worked with manufacturer representatives across the U.S. Prior to joining KSB, Abbatiello held sales management positions with other manufacturers in the industry.

Veolia earns Intel’s 2020 Preferred Quality Supplier Award

Veolia North America earned the Preferred Quality Supplier (PQS) Award for 2020. The Intel PQS Award recognizes success in the Intel Supplier Continuous Quality Improvement (SCQI) Program, a multiyear road map for continuous improvement for high-performing Intel suppliers. Of the thousands of Intel suppliers around the world, only a few hundred qualify to participate in the SCQI Program.

EnBiorganic expands into the Northeast, expands team

EnBiorganic Technologies welcomed ABEL RECON to its licensed network of EBS-Di installers and service providers. ABEL RECON is part of the Abel Companies and is based out of Mountville, Pennsylvania. They will be able to implement and deliver EnBiorganic’s treatment as a service solution to both public and private wastewater treatment utilities in the industry. ABEL RECON’s service territory covers New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Maryland, Delaware, Washington, D.C., and Virginia.

EnBiorganic also named Joyce Stroot to its research and development team as senior technologist. Stroot will head up efforts to continue the development and design of custom bioaugmentation solutions for the treatment of wastewater, harmful algal bloom remediation and agricultural applications.

ResinTech adds Shiyang Liu to its procurement team

ResinTech added Shiyang “Jenny” Liu to its procurement team. She brings almost five years’ experience in procurement to ResinTech, most recently with Nike and Puma in Shanghai, China, where she held buyer and merchandising roles. As a purchasing analyst for ResinTech, Liu will be responsible for purchasing routines, order placement and tracking, and inventory control. She will be based out of the company’s headquarters in Camden, New Jersey.

Xylem, Esri partner to streamline data with technology

Xylem has forged a partnership with Esri, and the two companies will pursue joint technical road mapping, solution development, joint marketing and collaborative selling with utilities. For utilities managing aging infrastructure, the digital transformation of its water networks is an opportunity to reduce costs while making communities more resilient, especially as extreme, climate-change-driven weather events become more common.

A.Y. McDonald names new president of Val-Matic

A.Y. McDonald named Steve Dalton as the new president of Val-Matic. Dalton succeeds John Ballun who retired in May after a 26-year career with the company. Dalton, who began his career as a consulting engineer in the waterworks industry in Chicago, joined Val-Matic in 2011 and has both bachelor’s and master’s degrees in civil and environmental engineering.

Ann Warnimont acquires Aquarius Technologies

Saukville, Wisconsin-based Aquarius Technologies announced its recent acquisition by Ann Warnimont. She joined the company in early 2017 and was promoted to vice president in 2018. Warnimont will continue her role in the day-to-day operations as president.

Anue names new channel partner for New England region

Anue Water Technologies named Russell Resources as its exclusive new channel partner for the sales and distribution of Anue’s eco-friendly product line for Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine.   


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