Industry News: July 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: July 2022

Envirosuite provides update on EVS Water
Envirosuite announced its EVS Water product line is nearing its initial commercial objective of achieving $1 million in total sales. Launched in 2021, EVS Water has gone global with the addition of new customers in Australia, Asia and Europe, in addition to its presence in the U.S. The EVS Water Plant Optimizer software has been used in these locations to reduce electric and chemical costs in water treatment and delivery.

Joe Swingle
Joe Swingle

PPG appoints Joe Swingle as senior marketing and pricing manager
PPG has named Joe Swingle as senior marketing and pricing manager of its protective and marine coatings business in the United States and Canada. In this role, Swingle will be responsible for developing and executing marketing and pricing strategies that drive growth for the U.S. and Canada region of PPG’s protective and marine coatings segment, collaborating closely with sales, technical support, product management and leadership teams. He joins PPG after 18 years with Sherwin Williams where he most recently served as a district manager with its paint stores group.

Chris Hubbard joins PWTech leadership team
Process Wastewater Technologies welcomed Chris Hubbard as joint business development manager and regional sales manager. With more than 20 years’ water industry experience, Hubbard has served the industry in various managerial and sales roles, while also co-founding a consulting business focused on flood mitigation equipment. PW Tech expects Hubbard to play a major role in the growth of its Volute Dewatering Press arm of business.

Veolia earns Intel’s 2022 EPIC Distinguished Supplier Award
Veolia North America announced it has earned Intel’s EPIC Distinguished Supplier Award. As one of only 26 Distinguished Award recipients across Intel’s global supply chain, Veolia was recognized for its level of performance that consistently exceeds Intel’s expectations. To qualify for the award, suppliers must exceed expectations, meet aggressive performance goals and score 80% or higher in performance assessments throughout the year. Suppliers must also meet 80% or more of their improvement plan deliverables and demonstrate formidable quality and business systems.

QuantumFlo earns ISO 9001 and ISO 45001 certifications
QuantumFlo, a Brand of WILO USA, has earned ISO 9001 and ISO 45001 certifications. The ISO 9001 standard is utilized to certify quality management systems that focus on continuous improvement, customer satisfaction, and the active involvement of both management and employees in a process-based approach. ISO 45001 specifies requirements for occupational health and safety management system to enable an organization to proactively improve its performance in preventing injury and ill health.

Xylem wins for Net Zero leadership at Global Water Awards
Xylem was named Net Zero Carbon Champion at the 2022 Global Water Awards, recognizing the company’s work to accelerate the decarbonization of the water sector. In addition to its own commitments to achieve net-zero carbon emissions, Xylem is partnering with utilities, businesses and water managers around the world to help reduce their carbon footprint.

Mark Gore
Mark Gore

Asahi/America introduces new business development manager
Asahi/America has promoted Mark Gore to industrial business development manager for the eastern and central regions. He will lead Asahi/America’s sales efforts of industrial and environmental single wall and double wall piping systems. Gore has been with Asahi/America for 15 years as a district sales manager in Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee and the Florida panhandle.

The Reservoir Center for Water Solutions created
Water sector leaders, including academia, technology providers, trade associations and non-governmental organizations, are partnering in a new consortium to accelerate solutions to the world’s critical water and sustainability challenges. The Reservoir Center for Water Solutions, located in Washington, D.C., will serve as a global collaboration hub to advance breakthrough water solutions and innovations. The Center’s thirty-three partners, including the U.S. Water Alliance, the International Water Association, EarthEcho International, the Aspen Institute, and Reservoir sponsor and global water technology company, Xylem, will bring together their resources, knowledge and partnerships to drive progress.


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