Industry News: September 2018

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Parag Deval joins ResinTech
ResinTech announced it hired Parag Deval as director of international sales and business development. He comes to the company from Aldex Chemical in Canada, where he directed the development and operation of a new resin manufacturing facility. Deval will focus on business development efforts in Europe, Africa and the Middle East.

Val-Matic names Tim O’Shea new engineering project manager
Tim O’Shea has joined Val-Matic as its new engineering project manager. He has over 18 years' experience and seven valve-related U.S. patents to his name. In addition to his extensive valve design and application experience, O’Shea participates in AWWA committees covering air, ball, butterfly, check, cone, and plug valves as well as those for valve actuators, waterworks gaskets and elastomers, and grooved-end connections.

Mazzei Injector and Energenecs partner
Mazzei Injector and Energenecs announced a partnership between Mazzei’s patented technologies in the water and wastewater fields and Energenecs’ team of engineers and technicians. Both companies will work together to provide efficient and innovative process equipment to their upper Midwest clients.

Wilo-Foundation sponsors Thomas University’s Camp STEMtastic
Wilo sponsored Thomas Univeristy’s Camp STEMtastic through its Wilo-Foundation. The camp is the university’s science and technology-focused summer program for eighth-grade students. The foundation has been an active sponsor since 2015.

The theme for this year’s camp was “The Human Machine,” and campers’ activities and learning experiences throughout the week focused on simple and complex machines related to how the systems in the human body function together to complete specific tasks. The students toured the Wilo USA facility on the fourth day of the camp and learned how Wilo pumps work to treat water supply and sewage within cities’ infrastructure. The campers also participated in a hands-on activity led by Wilo USA Director of Operations Darren McGuire in which they worked in teams to assemble two versions of a simple circulation system. They then used a Wilo circulator to pump dyed water through the piping structures they created, demonstrating how the human circulatory system functions.


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