Industry News: October 2020

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.

Industry News: October 2020

Ray Smith

Flomatic welcomes Ray Smith as new sales rep
Flomatic Valves announced the hiring of Raymond “Ray” Smith II as its new inside technical salesperson. He will assist with writing quotation proposals, work closely with distributors, and assist sales representatives and product development. Smith comes to Flomatic with many years of experience as a purchasing manager and sales representative for the plumbing and water systems industry.

Liquid Environmental acquires FloHawks Plumbing + Septic 
Liquid Environmental Solutions has acquired the assets of FloHawks Plumbing + Septic that serves the Pacific Northwest. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. FloHawks, based in Puyallup, Washington, will continue to operate under the FloHawks name. FloHawks customers include owners of sewer systems, septic systems and grease traps/interceptors that must be serviced regularly to prevent sewer spills and to protect the public wastewater collections system.

Nipper named new CEO of Ørsted
Mads Nipper accepted an offer to become CEO of the energy company Ørsted and will step down as CEO of Grundfos at the end of 2020. The Grundfos board, led by Jens Moberg, has started the search for its new CEO.


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