Industry News: April 2018

Here's a quick roundup of this month's industry news. Track the industry's movers and shakers, learn about company acquisitions, get the skinny on new products and more.

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BCR announces rebranding rollout
BCR announced it will roll out a repositioning and brand refresh this spring which parallels a recently announced expansion to provide its biosolids treatment technologies across North America. Beyond the Southeast, where BCR has a number of installations, many customers will hear about BCR for the first time. The company’s new branding will roll out across all touchpoints in the coming months, including a new website launching in early May.

Asahi/America releases new valve catalog
Asahi/America released a new version of its Thermoplastic Valves, Actuation and Controls catalog. The 232-page catalog contains comprehensive technical information and drawings of the company’s complete line of thermoplastic valves and actuators, including the new Type-57P butterfly valve, the new Series 17 electric actuator and the new Omni Type-27 ball valve. The catalog provides customers with product specifications, dimensional information, Cv values and pressure versus temperature ratings. Additional information includes detailed parts lists, features and benefits, and troubleshooting tips.

DDI Heat Exchangers announces first order for aerobic market
DDI Heat Exchangers announced that Triplepoint Environmental placed its first order for the company’s heat exchanger to be used in the aerobic lagoon market.

Teledyne ISCO Announces Record Order from Kuwaiti Government
Teledyne ISCO announced it received the largest order in its history from the Kuwait Ministry of Public Works. Under the terms of the agreement, ISCO will provide Kuwait MPW with a flow monitoring solution that will help it manage the country’s wastewater reclamation system from a central control center. The Teledyne ISCO solution was designed to meet the Kuwait government’s objectives of managing day-to-day operations, proactively planning maintenance activities, and conducting long-term inflow/infiltration and rain impact analysis.

MWH Constructors Selected for $107 Million WWTP
MWH Constructors has been selected by the city of Logan, Utah, to serve as the construction manager and general contractor for a new $107 million regional wastewater treatment facility project. The new facility will produce higher quality effluent flows to the nearby Cutler Reservoir and will allow the city to treat more wastewater, to a higher quality, with a smaller footprint. 

Wilo USA announces NSF certifications
Wilo USA has announced its entire range of vertical multistage pressure boosting systems received NSF-61 and NSF-372 certifications. The booster offerings include the Co-Helix, SiBoost and Helix EXCEL Complete, which are available in single to four-pump configurations. NSF certification indicates a company complies with strict standards and procedures, including verification thorough extensive product testing, material analyses and unannounced inspections.

Howard County Water Plant Upgrades to AirPrex
CNP – Technology Water and Biosolids, a division of Centrisys Corporation in Kenosha, Wisconsin, recently supplied the Howard County (Maryland) Department of Public Works with its patented CNP AirPrex process. AirPrex, scheduled to be operational during the third quarter of 2018, will improve the current biosolids processing facility by sequestering phosphorus and preventing the formation of phosphorus scale known as struvite.

Echologics Announces Monitoring Effort In Medicine Hat, Alberta
Echologics has announced it will deliver an Internet of Things Smart City solution over Bell’s broadband wireless network for the city of Medicine Hat, Alberta. The solution will wirelessly monitor the city’s water pipeline network to help reduce water loss and mitigate the cost of infrastructure failure. More than 150 of Echologics’ EchoShore-DX smart nodes will be deployed throughout Medicine Hat’s water distribution network of existing fire hydrants to collect data and monitor water infrastructure for leaks. Supported by secure and reliable connectivity on Bell’s national network, the cloud-based data will allow Medicine Hat to make better informed decisions about its water system.


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