Industry News: January 2022

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: January 2022

Aries finishes biosolids gasification plant
Aries Clean Technologies announced the completion of its Linden Biosolids Gasification Plant in Linden, New Jersey. The fluidized bed gasification plant’s commissioning is underway and is expected to be completed over the next few months. At full capacity, the plant will process 430 tons of biosolids daily (130,000 tons per year) diverting it from local landfills. This will also result in the production of approximately 22 tons per day of beneficial Bio-Fly-Ash, a renewable product that will be sold as an additive to local concrete companies. The plant is located in a re-purposed building within the Linden Roselle Sewerage Authority complex.

SJE acquires Ohio Electric Control
SJE announced it has purchased Ohio Electric Control. Located down the street from SJE’s existing facility in Ashland, Ohio, OEC brings to the partnership expertise in control solutions and strong customer relationships. Through the purchase, SJE will be able to offer additional technical resources and manufacturing capabilities that will augment OEC’s current capacity and provide access to a broader product offering.

Envirosuite commences two strategic agreements with GHD
Envirosuite has entered a new phase in the rollout of EVS Water with two new strategic agreements with GHD, a consulting group with 200 offices on five continents. Under the agreements, GHD will support the scaling of implementation of EVS Water for major water treatment facilities as well as refer prospective clients to Envirosuite. GHD is an existing Envirosuite customer and user of the EVS Water Plant Designer product, a solution for the design and improvement of water and wastewater treatment infrastructure.

Justin Bennett
Justin Bennett

Mazzei Injector promotes Bennett to VP
Mazzei Injector promoted Justin Bennett to vice president of engineering and operations. He joined the company in 2005 and has performed in several key roles during his tenure. Since 2013 he has served as director of engineering and development overseeing Mazzei’s production and design efforts. In addition, he coordinated with the sales and research and development teams on new product development and on optimization of existing Mazzei products. In his new role, Bennett will develop and implement long-range programs to improve quality, timeliness of completion and cost efficiency of production and fabrication.

Syrinix expands distribution in California 

Syrinix expanded its distributor network to 11 with California-based D&H Water Systems. The announcement marks the company’s first partnership in the state, enhancing water and wastewater monitoring capabilities in a region severely impacted by unprecedented drought conditions. In a release, Syrinix’s CEO James Dunning says, “Some of our largest customers are in the states served by D&H: California and Nevada. We are hopeful that together, we can better serve our existing clients as they work toward a more water-efficient future, as well as prospects prioritizing water infrastructure improvements in years to come.”  

Endress+Hauser expands flow calibration capabilities
Endress+Hauser expanded its calibration capabilities in the U.S. with a new flow calibration rig located at the company’s recently inaugurated Houston Campus. The rig will service customers’ flowmeters, including those from third-party vendors, and will have expanded line size and flowrate capabilities.

Xylem Partners with UNICEF
Xylem Watermark, the corporate social responsibility program of Xylem, aims to reach over 3.4 million children by end of 2023 through its support of UNICEF. Aligned with the UN Sustainable Development Goals, the partnership seeks to improve awareness of water, sanitation and hygiene in India’s most vulnerable communities, with a focus on strengthening WASH protocols in schools and pre-schools, known as anganwadi centers.

Watts promotes program
For every order placed on, the site will donate funds to the Planet Water Foundation to provide one person with access to clean water for an entire year. Planet Water is a nonprofit organization focused on bringing clean water access and water health and hygiene education programs to communities in need around the world. The products found at are designed by farmers to withstand rough use and extreme weather conditions.

Anue Water partners with Koester Associates
Anue Water Technologies announced Koester Associates as its new and exclusive channel partner for the sales and installation of all Anue Water products throughout the state of New York and northern New Jersey.

ABB employees recognized for excellence in STEP programs
The Manufacturing Institute recognized Tracy Long, ABB’s global head of communications for the NEMA Motor Division, as a STEP (Science, Technology, Engineering and Production) Ahead Honoree and Victoria Tester, ABB supply chain manager for NEMA Motors, as an Emerging Leader in Washington, D.C. The STEP Ahead Award honors women who have demonstrated excellence and leadership in their careers and represent all levels of the manufacturing industry, from the factory floor to the C-suite.

Tracy Long
Tracy Long
Victoria Tester
Victoria Tester


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