Industry News - February 2023

Industry News - February 2023

Centrisys/CNP to open new service and repair center in Texas

Centrisys/CNP will open a new 35,750-square-foot service and repair center in Houston. Located on the northwest side of the city, the new center will support Centrisys/CNP customers not only in the metro area but also customers located throughout the South-Central region of the U.S. Expected to open in January, the new facility will offer full-service repair and maintenance capabilities, including inspections, machining, welding and balancing. On-site technicians will also have the capability to test equipment and manufacture spare parts all under one roof, with quality control capabilities for all brands of decanter centrifuges.

Brown and Caldwell’s Sarah Reeves is a WEF Fellow

Brown and Caldwell’s Vice President Sarah Reeves was named a Fellow of the Water Environmental Federation. The fellow designation recognizes members’ achievements, stature and contributions to the preservation and enhancement of the water profession. With over 25 years’ experience, Reeves is an expert in water quality policy and regulation, and is focused on developing and driving stakeholder involvement to influence solutions to overcome the most complex water-related challenges.

Nidec Motor adds marketing communications manager

Nidec Motor Corporation expanded the marketing staff at its St. Louis, Missouri, headquarters with the addition of Flavia Bader as marketing communications manager. She is part of Nidec’s commercial and industrial motors division for the Americas, serving industries that rely on high-efficiency motors including HVAC, pumping and wastewater. Bader has more than 20 years’ experience in the industry, having worked at Emerson Electric in marketing and product management roles. She has a BA in communication and an MBA, both from the University of Louisville.

Stantec-Freese and Nichols JV awarded contract with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mobile District has selected the Stantec and Freese and Nichols Joint Venture for a five-year task order contract to support the district’s Water and Wastewater Technical Center of Expertise. The Joint Venture will provide the district’s WWTCX with planning, design and construction phase services. Based in Mobile, Alabama, the WWTCX provides guidance to the entire Corps worldwide on potable water supplies; water treatment, storage and distribution; and domestic and industrial water/wastewater collection, pumping, treatment and disposal.

Grundfos holds grand opening for global headquarters

Grundfos held a grand opening of its Grundfos U.S. headquarters located outside of Houston in Brookshire, Texas, on Nov. 2. Grundfos executives hosted a ribbon-cutting to commemorate the opening of the new building and then hosted a facility tour. The new 48,670-square-foot building was LEED-certified v4 Platinum. It is fully electric, uses no fossil fuels and relies on solar energy, natural light and energy-efficient equipment. Less than 13% of the water usage is sourced from the local municipal system. Nearly a million gallons of water are collected annually from rainwater and the hydronic HVAC system.

The Water Council Announces Alliance with KPMG

The Water Council announced a strategic alliance with KPMG on corporate water stewardship and environmental, social and governance reporting. KPMG and The Water Council will work together to help companies identify and manage water-related business risks, understand and mitigate their adverse impacts on ecosystems and communities, and contribute to more sustainable management of shared freshwater resources using The Water Council’s WAVE: Water Stewardship Verified program.

TriNova opens new facility in New York

TriNova, an Endress+Hauser authorized sales and service representative since 2002, celebrated the opening of its new northeast facility. The $4 million, 11,400-square-foot building in Clifton Park, New York, includes a new Process Training Unit that will bring a new training experience for Endress+Hauser and Rockwell Automation. TriNova also plans to educate area high school students on the value of an engineering degree.  


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