Industry News: June 2019

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.

International Products Corp. announces two hires to its leadership team
International Products Corp. announced the hiring of two new employees, Marcy Edwards, director of marketing, and Alphonse Kolis, sales and business relationship manager for P-80 lubricants. Edwards will oversee strategic marketing efforts focused on customer retention and driving new business across the full line of assembly lubricants and industrial cleaners for domestic and international markets. Edwards previously held marketing leadership positions at Icahn Automotive, Honeywell International, US Vision and Comcast. Kolis joins International Products Corp. with over 20 years of experience, representing tier 1 OEM suppliers in the automotive industry. Most recently, Kolis served as sales account manager with Yapp USA in Troy, Michigan.

Newterra acquires StormwateRx
Newterra announced it has expanded its footprint by acquiring StormwateRx, headquartered in Portland, Oregon. StormwateRx designs, manufactures, installs and maintains stormwater treatment systems including Clara, Aquip, Purus and Zinc-B-Gone products.

Anua acquires Quanics
Anua announced it has expanded its Clean Water treatment system options by acquiring Quanics. Integrating Quanics on-site water treatment and water reuse products into Anua’s growing platform will provide customers with more flexibility and more options. Anua has acquired the AeroCell and Bio-Coir treatment technologies, all regulatory approvals, all testing data, patents, trademarks, intellectual property, website domain, online store and other assets from Quanics. Quanics manufacturing will continue in the Crestwood, Kentucky, facility.

SEEPEX announces new personnel
SEEPEX  announced a new director of application engineering and a new director of product and market management. Dale Parrett joined the SEEPEX team as director of application engineering. He will be responsible for handling the applications for key accounts and seeking ways to improve the AE and project engineering tools. He has over 25 years' experience with applications and the pump industry, and holds a degree in mechanical engineering technology from the University of Dayton. Mark Yingling was hired as director of product and market management. He will be responsible for overseeing processes to introduce new products to the market, perform product trainings and manage key targets. Yingling has experience with the pump and environmental industry along with a degree in environmental science from the University of Cincinnati.

TGO Technologies Establishes Scholarship
As part of its commitment to the water industry, TGO Technologies is using some of its resources to seek input from customers about how they’re addressing some overarching industry concerns. The company has learned about the aging workforce challenge; how the design of TGO’s equipment and its on-site training can help; and how a partnership with the American Waterworks Association could also help address problems. 

In a further commitment to assisting with the challenge, TGO is taking advantage of the recognition by AWWA and its members to promote a $5,000 scholarship eligible to students attending schools where one of TGO’s ChlorTainer containment units are sold. The company’s future goal is to reach an annual donation of $20,000, according to a company spokesperson.

Danfoss names public and industry affairs director
Danfoss announced the appointment of John Sheff as its new director of public and industry affairs for North America. Sheff will succeed Mark Menzer in the role when Menzer retires in July. Sheff previously was business development manager for Danfoss in North America, leading cross-business initiatives within buildings, including strengthening engagement with utilities and Danfoss partners to leverage incentive rebates to improve energy efficiency in existing buildings.

John Sheff
John Sheff
Mark Menzer
Mark Menzer


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