Business News Round Up - Oct. 12

Oct. 12, 2018

Ace Pipe Cleaning awarded; Genesis Water Technologies announce launch of redesigned website

Editor's Note: Each week, Water & Wastes Digest will post an aggregate of business news briefs and networking news items to keep you informed on facility openings, business mergers and purchases, changes in personnel and award notifications, among others in the water and wastewater treatment industries. If you have business news briefs you would like included in this weekly round up, please email the press release, photo and a link to the post on your website to [email protected] with the subject line "Business News Round Up." One news item per company per week will be posted.

Ace Pipe Cleaning Awarded Polymeric Spray-In-Place-Pipe For Water Mains Project

Ace Pipe Cleaning Inc. was awarded the Polymeric Spray-in-Place-Pipe for Water Mains Project for Colorado Springs Utilities. The project will consist of lining nearly 4,000 feet of 4-in. ductile iron pipe in areas where easement and accessibility prohibit traditional open-cut methods.

For this project, APC will be utilizing Schur Limited’s Fast Line Plus lining for the Spray-In-Place-Pipe product. Along with Spray-In-Place lining, APC offers a wide variety of lining services including; Cure-In-Place-Pipe Lining and spot repairs, lateral connection repairs, structural pipe rehab, along with others.

Water Treatment & Wastewater Treatment Reuse Experts Launch A New Water Treatment Solutions Website to Help Municipal & Industrial Businesses Across the World

Genesis Water Technologies announces the launch of its newly redesigned website,

The new site illustrates the innovative solutions and services Genesis Water Technologies offers for drinking water, process water, and wastewater reuse including specialized consulting services.

NETZSCH Announces Membership in Star Pump Alliance

NETZSCH Pumps North America announces (NETZSCH) its membership in the Star Pump Alliance. NETZSCH is proud to be able to offer their expertise and experience in assisting professional pump users to find the right solution for their application via the Star Pump Alliance.

The members of the Star Pump Alliance provide help for professional pump users in finding the right solution by contacting these users directly, as soon as they send their enquiries through the Star Pump Alliance Portal.

Altra Industrial Motion Corp. Completes Combination with Fortive’s Automation & Specialty Platform, including Kollmorgen, Thomson, Portescap and Jacobs Vehicle Systems

Altra Industrial Motion Corp. announced completion of Altra’s combination with four operating companies from Fortive’s Automation & Specialty platform, including market leading brands Kollmorgen, Thomson, Portescap and Jacobs Vehicle Systems.

Altra is positioned to drive growth and value creation through its industry leading positions in the precision motion control market, a stronger position at the higher end of the technology spectrum, increased exposure to higher growth, higher margin end-markets and an enhanced financial profile.

Water and Environment Experts Join WSP Atlanta Office

Three water and environment experts—James Miller, Rasheed Ahmad and Connor Wraight—have joined the Atlanta office of WSP USA, a leading engineering and professional services consultancy. They will provide planning and design guidance to public and private clients in the region as part of a team that is helping government organizations and private companies meet their environmental regulations and reach their sustainability goals through inspections and analysis.

“James, Rasheed and Connor are setting a foundation that will provide a full range of water and environment service offerings to clients in not only the Atlanta area, but also in the Southeast U.S.,” said Chip Smith, Carolinas-Georgia Water & Environment Area Manager. “Their knowledge and familiarity with critical safety, sustainability and health issues related to facilities and projects will be a tremendous asset to our firm, and to the clients we serve.”

Networking News

  • Zach Youngerman has been named planning & resilience lead for water and environment at WSP USA.
  • Mathew Busby, P.E., joins Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam, Inc. as a project manager.
  • Bettina Blottko will take over as head of the Liquid Purification Technologies business unit at specialty chemicals group LANXESS.