Industry News: December 2019

Catch up on the latest acquisitions, promotions and company milestones

General Pipe Cleaners/General Wire Spring’s new tools catalog

A new catalog from General Pipe Cleaners/General Wire Spring features drain cleaning tools and inspection equipment. Included in the catalog are a full line of cable drain cleaning machines, high-pressure water jets, video sewer inspection cameras and pipe locators, water leak locators, pipe freeze kits, pipe thawing machines and more.

Eljen receives U.S. HIRE Vets award
Eljen, based in Windsor, Connecticut, received the Platinum Award from the U.S. Department of Labor HIRE Vets program. Eljen is the first small business in Connecticut to receive the award. Company president and retired army officer Jim King accepted the award along with Mark Bram during a ceremony last fall.

WWETT Show slated for Indianapolis in February
The Water & Wastewater Equipment, Treatment & Transport Show will take place Feb. 17-20 at the Indiana Convention Center. With new dates for 2020, the trade show has over 100 education sessions and also offers business opportunities, collaboration with industry professionals, a slate of live demonstrations, exposure to cutting-edge technology trends and the latest product launches across multiple industry segments.

The Strong Co. completes ISO certification
Upon completion of a quality system evaluation, The Strong Co. received ISO 9001:2015 certification. The certification of quality management system standards supports the company’s commitment to creating and maintaining quality processes that ensure consistency, visibility and accountability across business operations to provide a total system of engineered products, specialized equipment and complete customer service.

Norweco and Norwalk Precast Molds expand warehouse
Norweco and Norwalk Precast Molds are expanding. In 2007, Norwalk Precast Molds purchased the 205 Industrial Parkway property in Norwalk, Ohio, to allow for continued growth and innovation. The expansion will more than double current space and allow continued growth. Norweco and Norwalk Precast Molds trace their beginnings to 1906. In the 1970s, the Norwalk Vault Co. was split into three separate companies: Norweco, Norwalk Precast Molds and Norwalk Concrete. The 105,000-square-foot expansion is expected to be finished in the summer.


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