Water Utilities to Compete in Tap Water Taste Contest

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AWWA
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Utilities from across North America will compete to determine who has the best tasting tap water

Water utilities from across North America will compete in events at the American Water Works Assn.’s Annual Conference and Exposition (ACE14) at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center. ACE14, a five-day event beginning on June 8, features the most extensive professional program in the water industry and an exposition showcasing the latest and most significant water technology in the world.

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June 9, 2014

Best for Business

Give me liberty or give me death! OK — maybe the opinions on being an independent dealer versus being part of a dealer network or franchise are not divisive enough to instigate a revolution, but they do stir debate within the industry. As with any issue, there are pros and cons associated with both sides, and it is up to dealers to determine what is best for their businesses.

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Kate Cline is managing editor of Water Quality Products. Cline can be reached at kcline@sgcmail.com or 847.391.1007.

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June 6, 2014
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June 6, 2014
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Aries FilterWorks Welcomes New Sales Rep

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Resin Tech Inc.
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Randy Hockenberry will be responsible for sales and marketing for the eastern U.S.

Randy Hockenberry has accepted the position of Eastern Residential Representative for Aries FilterWorks, and Midwest and East Coast Customer Support for ResinTech Inc.  He was formerly a business development manager for two years at a water system company, and was most recently employed by a fittings, pipe and plastic plumbing systems manufacturer as a sales manager for the past 12 years.  Hockenberry’s main focus has been the dealer and OEM market for the water industry.

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June 5, 2014

SIWW 2014 Supports World Water Cause With Social Media

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Singapore International Water Week, Water.org
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#SIWWPledge uses social media to rally the global community towards the water cause

Harnessing the power and influence of social media, Singapore International Water Week (SIWW) 2014 will see the debut of an innovative corporate social responsibility campaign to rally the global community towards the water cause. The first of its kind in the global water space, this campaign was introduced as part of SIWW's goal to rally the global community towards finding innovative and sustainable technological and financial solutions to meet safe water and sanitation needs globally.

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June 4, 2014

Woongjin Changes Company Name

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TAK Membrane America Inc.
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Woongjin Chemical Co. Ltd. acquired by Toray Advanced Materials Korea

Woongjin Chemical America Inc. has changed its name to TCK Membrane America Inc. The change is part of a recent acquisition of its parent company — Woongjin Chemical Co. Ltd. — by Toray Advanced Materials Korea (TAK). The acquisition reflects a strategic effort to maximize synergies and enhance market penetration in various business sectors pursued by our parent company and TAK.

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June 3, 2014

GSA Justice Park Building in Houston Reduces Waste

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EPA
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Houston’s Justice Park Building recycled 56 tons of waste as part of the Federal Green Challenge

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) honored the General Services Administration (GSA) Justice Park Drive Federal Building in Houston for saving money, improving lives and protecting the planet by participating in the Federal Green Challenge (FGC).

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June 3, 2014

LiquiTech Launches New Corporate Website

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LiquiTech
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LiquiTech.com to become educational resource for secondary water treatment industry

LiquiTech announced the release of a new corporate website. The new site, www.liquitech.com, features improved navigation, updated content and a new focus on monitoring and maintenance as a pillar of its copper silver ionization system.

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June 2, 2014

EPA Awards FAA for Reducing Water Usage

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U.S. EPA
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Mike Monroney Aeronautical Center reduces water usage as part of the Federal Green Challenge

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is honoring the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) Mike Monroney Aeronautical Center in Oklahoma City for saving money, improving lives and protecting the planet by participating in the Federal Green Challenge (FGC).

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May 28, 2014

Watts Water Technologies Appoints New CEO

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Watts Water Technologies
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Robert J. Pagano Jr. appointed president and CEO effective May 27, 2014

Watts Water Technologies Inc. announced the appointment of Robert J. Pagano Jr. as president and CEO effective May 27, 2014, at which time Dean P. Freeman will resume his role as executive vice president and chief financial officer. Pagano also has been appointed to the company’s board of directors, effective May 27, 2014.

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May 28, 2014

Aries FilterWorks Opens Temporary Manufacturing Facility

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Aries FilterWorks
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The company plans to build expanded production facility in New Jersey

Aries FilterWorks, a manufacturing division of ResinTech Inc., will build a new manufacturing facility on the site of its former New Jersey location, which was destroyed by fire on May 8, 2014. In the interim, the company has transferred production to its redundant Los Angeles location and is fulfilling all customer orders while it opens a temporary plant to continue New Jersey operations in Berlin Township. The first products rolled off the line at the temporary plant the week of May 19, 2014.

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May 27, 2014