Industry News - September 2013

Industry News - September 2013
Hannay Reels offers pumper/cleaner catalog

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LMK names managing director, northeast sales

LMK Technologies named David Archard managing director, northeast sales. He has 30 years experience in the municipal public works sector with a focus on underground asset management/optimization projects.

Hannay Reels offers pumper/cleaner catalog

Hannay Reels offers a product catalog for the pumping and cleaning industry. The catalog contains descriptions, drawings and specifications on the company’s heavy-duty hose and cable reels.

Pumptec launches website

Pumptec launched a new website at, enabling users to search for pump/motor/cam specifications.

Sim/Tech receives patent for sludge sampling device

Sim/Tech Filter received U.S. patent 8,261,622 for its TruCore sludge sampler. The 8-foot sampler handles thick sludge found in septic tanks, as well as water in advanced treatment systems. It also is used for sampling grease traps, stormwater, settling ponds and by the oil industry.

ThinQk supplies aftermarket pump components

ThinQk is a new supplier of aftermarket parts for air-operated double diaphragm (AODD) pumps. Manufactured in Europe and the United States, components are made to conform to current technical standards.

SJE-Rhombus hosts control panel training

SJE-Rhombus held a training session for 16 attendees representing distributors, installers and manufacturers at its headquarters in Detroit Lakes, Minn. The course included a float/alarm overview, basic electrical theory with multi-meters, component overview, control panel overview and configuration, hands-on control panel assembly, operation and troubleshooting, best installation practices and a tour of the facility.

VAC2GO hires executive, warehouse assistants

VAC2GO hired Kate Wetherby as an executive assistant for its LaGrange, Ky., office. She will manage day-to-day operations. David Miles was hired as warehouse assistant for the South Carolina office.

Vivax-Metrotech affiliate receives CivEnEx show awards

Vivax-Metrotech’s Australian affiliate, Vivax-MetrotechAUS, received the Best Indoor Stand and Most Innovative New Product award for its vCam-5 inspection camera system at the CivEnEx show in Sydney, Australia.

National Pump & Compressor launches website

National Pump & Compressor, an industrial equipment rental, sales and service provider, launched the website to provide awareness of the emerging disaster recovery business. The site is intended to provide businesses and municipalities with information on how to prepare for a hurricane, history of areas affected by hurricanes and how the company can help in the event of a hurricane or natural disaster. It includes information on industrial pumps, hoses, generators and other flood relief and dewatering equipment.

Moro names western territory sales manager

Moro USA named Matt Gibbs western U.S. sales manager. He will be responsible for sales and business development in California, Washington, Oregon, Arizona, New Mexico, Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, Colorado, Nevada, North Dakota and South Dakota. Based in Salt Lake City, Utah, he has 14 years of industry experience.

NexTraq expands Atlanta sales center

NexTraq, a GPS fleet tracking and asset management company, expanded its Atlanta sales center, adding 12,000 square feet of office space, and increasing staff by 33 percent. The company also was named a Top Workplace in Atlanta and American Business Company of the Year finalist.


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