Industry News: June 2021

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.

Ben Wells
Ben Wells
Bill Martiniere
Bill Martiniere
Juda Medina
Juda Medina

SEEPEX announces staff changes
SEEPEX announced several staff changes. The company welcomed Ben Wells to the sales team as territory manager. Wells will be supporting the SEEPEX West region of California, Hawaii, Nevada and Arizona. In addition, SEEPEX veteran Bill Martiniere is taking on the role of chemical market manager, and Juda Medina is taking on the new role of inside sales representative.


Enviro-Care is now SAVÉCO North America
Enviro-Care has rebranded as SAVÉCO North America, with a new domain name of savecowaterna.com. Enviro-Care became a member of the WAMGROUP of Modena, Italy, in February of 2015. As the North American subsidiary of the SAVÉCO water and wastewater division, Enviro-Care is now rebranding to reflect its position within the WAMGROUP organization.


Gicon Engineered Pumps announces rebrand
Gicon Engineered Pumps was renamed Headwater Engineered Systems. As a part of Headwater Companies’ national footprint, Headwater Engineered Systems will provide its products and services to all Headwater Companies’ network of customers going forward. Mark Hacker, newly appointed operations manager, will lead Headwater Engineered Systems.


Centrisys to provide decanter centrifuges for Connecticut plant
Centrisys Corporation will provide two decanter centrifuges to Aquarion Water Company for the Stamford, Connecticut Water Treatment Plant Dewatering and Chemical Receiving Facility. In collaboration with consulting engineer Hazen and Sawyer of Wethersfield, Connecticut, the Centrisys CS21-4HC decanter centrifuges were selected to dewater alum sludge generated from the treatment of surface sourced drinking water using a dissolved air flotation and filtration process.


Nick Abbatiello
Nick Abbatiello
Matt Erickson
Matt Erickson

KSB adds to management staff
Matt Erickson has joined KSB as the U.S. director of KSB SupremeServ (aftermarket sales and service). He brings over 19 years’ operations, technical services and project management experience. Prior to KSB, he was an operations manager at Fieldcore. Also, KBS announced Nick Abbatiello joined the company as the southeast regional manager for the water market area. He brings 15 years’ experience in the collections system and wastewater treatment markets and has worked with manufacturer representatives across the U.S. Prior to joining KSB, Abbatiello held sales management positions with other manufacturers in the industry.


Joyce Stroot
Joyce Stroot

EnBiorganic expands into the Northeast, expands team
EnBiorganic Technologies welcomed ABEL RECON to its licensed network of EBS-Di installers and service providers. ABEL RECON is part of the Abel Companies and is based out of Mountville, Pennsylvania. It will be able to implement and deliver EnBiorganic’s treatment as a service  solution to both public and private wastewater treatment utilities in the industry. ABEL RECON’s service territory covers New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Maryland, Delaware, Washington D.C. and Virginia. EnBiorganic also named Joyce Stroot to its research and development team as senior technologist. Stroot will head up efforts to continue the development and design of custom bioaugmentation solutions for the treatment of wastewater, harmful algal bloom remediation and agricultural applications.


Xylem, Esri partner to streamline data with technology
Xylem has forged a partnership with Esri, and the two companies will pursue joint technical roadmapping, solution development, joint marketing and collaborative selling with utilities. For utilities managing aging infrastructure, the digital transformation of its water networks is an opportunity to reduce costs while making communities more resilient, especially as extreme, climate-change-driven weather events become more common.


Veolia earns Intel’s 2020 Preferred Quality Supplier award
Veolia North America earned the Preferred Quality Supplier (PQS) award for 2020. The Intel PQS Award recognizes success in the Intel Supplier Continuous Quality Improvement (SCQI) Program, a multiyear road map for continuous improvement for high-performing Intel suppliers. Of the thousands of Intel suppliers around the world, only a few hundred qualify to participate in the SCQI Program.


Jenny Liu
Jenny Liu

ResinTech adds Shiyang Liu to its procurement team
ResinTech added Shiyang (Jenny) Liu to its procurement team. She brings almost five years’ experience in procurement to ResinTech, most recently with Nike and Puma in Shanghai, China, where she held buyer and merchandizing roles. As a purchasing analyst for ResinTech, Liu will be responsible for purchasing routines, order placement and tracking, and inventory control. She will be based out of the company’s headquarters in Camden, New Jersey.


Steve Dalton
Steve Dalton
John Ballun
John Ballun

A.Y. McDonald names new president of Val-Matic
A.Y. McDonald named Steve Dalton as the new president of Val-Matic. Dalton succeeds John Ballun who retired in May after a 26-year career with the company. Dalton, who began his career as a consulting engineer in the water works industry in Chicago, joined Val-Matic in 2011 and has both bachelor’s and master’s degrees in civil and environmental engineering.


Ann Warnimont acquires Aquarius Technologies
Saukville, Wisconsin-based Aquarius Technologies announced its recent acquisition by Ann Warnimont. She joined the company in early 2017 and was promoted to vice president in 2018. Warnimont will continue her role in the day-to-day operations as president.


Anue names new channel partner for New England region
Anue Water Technologies named Russell Resources as its exclusive new channel partner for the sales and distribution of Anue’s eco-friendly product line for Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine.


Centrisys to Provide Two Decanter Centrifuges for Stamford Plant
Centrisys Corporation, a leading North American manufacturer of decanter and thickening centrifuges and dewatering systems, announced that it has secured an order from Aquarion Water Company for two CS21-4HC 2 phase decanter centrifuges for the Stamford, Connecticut Water Treatment Plant Dewatering and Chemical Receiving Facility. In collaboration with consulting engineer Hazen and Sawyer of Wethersfield, Connecticut, the Centrisys CS21-4HC decanter centrifuges were selected to dewater alum sludge generated from the treatment of surface sourced drinking water using a dissolved air flotation and filtration process.
“Centrisys’ previous success working with Aquarion at Stamford, Connecticut facilities was based on our team demonstrating a clear understanding of the critical requirements of the dewatering project and proving our ability to meet or exceed specifications,” says Brian Boyson, New England Representative for Centrisys. “Aquarion’s previous investment in Centrisys decanter centrifuges at two other water treatment plants in Connecticut established confidence in Centrisys’ ability to meet the high-level process performance and reliability required for the current Stamford water treatment plant processes and specifications.”



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