Industry News: December 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.

Holland Pump acquires Alpha Pump and Equipment
Holland Pump announced it acquired Alpha Pump and Equipment based in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The acquisition provides Holland Pump with enhanced product and engineering capabilities to service industrial facilities and expands its footprint in the greater Gulf Coast region. With over 16 years's experience, Alpha Pump has developed a reputation for a high level of customer service and industrial pumping expertise, especially when dealing with highly technical applications such as pumping hydrochloric acid, phosphoric acid, sulphuric acid, sodium hydroxide or benzyne.

Morton, Mississippi, selects Inframark for O&M of wastewater treatment plant
Inframark LLC announced that the City of Morton, Mississippi, has awarded the company a five-year contract to operate and maintain its 2.97 mgd wastewater treatment plant. Inframark started operations there on Oct. 1. The addition of Morton builds on the company’s growing presence in Mississippi, where Inframark already operates facilities in Cleveland, Clinton, McComb and Hernando.

Inframark has provided full-service public-private contracts for operation, maintenance and management of wastewater treatment facilities in Mississippi for nearly 40 years, with a large number of back-up technical resources. “We are proud that the City of Morton has the confidence and trust in our approach, as well as our background and expertise, to operate and maintain its wastewater treatment facility,” says Inframark President and CEO Stephane Bouvier. “We look forward to providing the city with the high level of service and customer satisfaction it should expect from its wastewater operator.”

Lovibond names new managers
Lovibond announced that Brandon Lucas joined its team as sales manager, water products. Lucas will focus on analytical and process instrumentation growth in the water sector, and will work with distribution partners as well as the internal team. He has a background in marketing management with certifications from leading national sales programs and experience in business to business sales.

Lovibond also announced that Shaina Marfil joined the company as North American laboratory and portable products sales manager. She has a background in environmental policy and management with experience in environmental laboratory sales.

Brandon Lucas
Brandon Lucas
Shaina Marfil
Shaina Marfil


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