Industry News: August 2020

Catch up on the latest acquisitions, promotions and company milestones

Scienco/FAST - a division of BioMicrobics receives NSF/ANSI Standard 61 certification
Scienco/FAST - a division of BioMicrobics announced its Scienco Systems product lines received NSF/ANSI Standard 61 certification for its SciCHLOR line of onsite sodium hypochlorite generators. To achieve certification, the equipment was passed through a seven-step process that was overseen by the NSF Drinking Water Additives Joint Committee. SciCHLOR treats water using only salt, water and power to generate an optimal 8,000-ppm, ready-to-use disinfectant on site and on demand. 

Sanitrax International announces partnership with 2020 ENGINEERING
Sanitrax International announced a strategic partnership with United States-based 2020 ENGINEERING, which offers design and construction expertise in sustainable “deep green” buildings, as well as site and water systems. The partnership will promote turnkey design-build and ongoing operations for off-grid water conservation and reuse related to vacuum waste conveyance.

Vacuum Truck Rentals announces new hires, certification
Vacuum Truck Rentals named Kevin Shepard the newest member of its sales team. He will serve the Merrillville, Indiana, region with more than 34 years of experience in the vacuum truck and heavy-equipment industry. VTR also named Jesse Medema as service manager at its Deer Park, Texas, location. He brings 20 years of experience as a mechanic, with 17 years exclusively in the vacuum truck industry.

The company also announced it is now a certified “R” Stamp Tank Repair Facility, having completed the necessary requirements set forth by the National Board of Boiler and Pressure Vessel Inspectors. As a certified facility, VTR is required to maintain high standards in all of its procedures when performing repairs including materials, technician skills and quality control procedures.

Jesse Medema
Jesse Medema
Kevin Shepard
Kevin Shepard


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