DAYTON, Ohio – Winsupply Inc., one of the nation’s largest distributors, has opened Tri State Winsupply in Dubuque, Iowa, serving plumbing, heating and air conditioning, water well and septic contractors in northeast Iowa and southwest Wisconsin.
Ronald Slaats is the president of Tri State Winsupply. Slaats has 29 years’ experience in the industry, almost entirely in outside sales.
BOSTON - The International Desalination Association (IDA) is now accepting applications for the 2020-21 Dr. K. C. Channabasappa Memorial Scholarship, with final applications due June 15.
To be eligible for the award, applicants must have graduated from an accredited university in science or engineering. Moreover, the applicant must prove admission to an MSc or PhD program of studies in water purification technology. All applicants must be members of IDA.
HOUSTON -- DXP Enterprises, Inc. announced the completion of the acquisition of Turbo Machinery Repair, Inc. (“Turbo”), a pump and industrial equipment repair, maintenance, machining and labor services company. DXP funded the acquisition with cash on the balance sheet.
MILWAUKEE – Bob “Hot Rod” Rohr of Caleffi North America was presented with the 2020-2022 Carlson-Holohan Industry Award of Excellence on Tuesday, Feb. 4 during a Radiant Professionals Alliance (RPA) event in Orlando, Fla. Robert Bean, Mark Eatherton, John Gushalak, Dan Holohan, Ingrid Mattsson, John Siegenthaler and David Yates, prior honorees and inductees, were on hand to recognize Rohr. He is the eighth recipient of the distinguished award.
SHANGHAI - Twelve of Busch's vacuum pumps have been delivered to Wuhan in China to support the treatment of patients infected with the corona virus. Two new hospitals have been built in Wuhan in just a few days.
Grundfos, a pump and water technology company, and Augury, a data analytics company and digital machine health solution provider, are taking a major step toward digitizing water and utility infrastructure worldwide by signing a long-term strategic partnership. Together, they will develop smart diagnostics solutions and services for Grundfos’ customers.
SWORDS, Ireland - Heather Howlett, vice president and corporate controller of Ingersoll-Rand has been promoted to vice president and chief accounting officer of the future Trane Technologies, effective at the completion of the Reverse Morris Trust transaction announced in April 2019.
DENVER — In testimony today before the U.S. House Subcommittee on Environment and Climate Change, the American Water Works Association advocated for a revised Lead and Copper Rule that advances lead service line replacement nationwide while strengthening protections for consumers today.
ROCHESTER, N.Y. - Pulsafeeder announced that Valerie Sutton has been appointed new regional sales manager. In this Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania-based role, Sutton will work primarily with distribution partners to support the installed base and also to help grow Pulsafeeder’s chemical metering and water treatment businesses across municipal and general-industrial markets.
WEIHEI, China - CIRCOR International, Inc., a manufacturer and marketer of differentiated technology products and sub-systems, announces plans for a new manufacturing facility in the city of Weihai in Shandong province, scheduled to open in 2020.