Vice president to take an expanded role in defining markets and acquisitions
Watts Water Technologies Inc. announced that Malcolm Kinnaird, vice president, channel management and marketing for North America, has moved into an expanded role as vice president, sales, marketing and business development – Americas. Kinnaird will take on new responsibilities for the U.S, Canadian, Mexican and Latin American market development and new business and channel partnerships for the company.
Dean Douglas will assume role of chairman of the board
The Hydraulic Institute (HI) announced the 2012 board of directors and officers during its 95th annual meeting recently held in St. Petersburg, Fla. The new board will be primarily responsible for providing organizational oversight to HI and guiding the direction of its strategic plan.
Buczynski will be responsible for southwestern Ontario region
WaterGroup announced that Jamie Buczynski has been promoted to southwestern Ontario district sales manager. In his new role, Buczynski will be responsible for increasing sales with plumbing wholesalers, training and field application customer service.
Water treatment products including Phillips technology unveiled at WQA Aquatech USA 2012
OASIS Intl. announced its new partnership with Philips Lighting. OASIS and Philips have partnered to integrate a unique disinfection solution in OASIS’ water coolers. Now, water dispensed from coolers can be disinfected instantly and efficiently, on-demand with the Philips InstantTrust solution and will soon be available in the OASIS KALIX water cooler, and Aqua Pointe and VersaFiller bottle fillers.
Company highlights ZCore depth cartridge filters for extreme filtering applications
GE is participating in this week’s WQA Aquatech USA 2012 conference at the Las Vegas Convention Center, where the company will showcase its ZCore depth cartridge filter technology and its broad product portfolio. This portfolio includes equipment, chemistries and services to help commercial and industrial customers address water resource challenges.
The show, which runs March 6 to 9, is an important annual event for representatives of companies serving the process, drinking water and ultrapure water sectors for residential, commercial and industrial users.
Foundation held first annual golf tournament in conjunction with the tradeshow
The Water Quality Assn. (WQA) invited Wishing Well International Foundation (WWIF) to exhibit this year at the WQA Aquatech USA 2012 annual convention and exhibition. The association provided a booth free of charge, and this is the first time the foundation is exhibiting in its own space. The foundation is exhibiting at booth #309.
ParaGuard silver-impregnated powder-activated-carbon pleated cartridges offer high flow rates, efficient filtration and high dirt-holding capacity. They reduce chlorine, viruses, bacteria, cysts, volatile organic compounds, disinfection byproducts, endotoxins, natural organic matter and other sub-micron particles. Standard and custom sizes are available.
Iseppon has participated in many standards committees, worked volunteer hours
The Hydraulic Institute (HI) named Al Iseppon, senior new product engineer for Pentair Water, as its 2011 Member of the Year. The award was conferred on Iseppon at HI’s 95th annual meeting gala, which took place recently in St. Petersburg, Fla.
The HI board of directors selected Iseppon for distinguishing himself by the level and intensity of his involvement with HI and for advancing its technical work.
Minding the numbers leads to success in the water treatment industry
When I got into the water business, the unanimous sense was that I was lucky to be in such a great industry—an essential field with growth potential. It has been more than two decades since I entered the industry, and the consensus has not changed.
Participants have opportunity to earn PDHs from Hydraulic Institute
Pump Systems Matter (PSM), the Morris County Chamber of Commerce, Schneider Electric and Grundfos are partnering to host a one-day course on March 20 in Parsippany, N.J., designed to help pump users learn how to identify and reduce hidden operating and energy costs in their pump systems, and ultimately increase profitability of their business. Energy savings of 20% to 40% are possible.