#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.
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.
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).
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.
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).
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.
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.
Pauli Undesser has been promoted to the newly created role of deputy executive director
Water Quality Assn. (WQA) Director of Technical & Regulatory Affairs Pauli Undesser has been promoted to the newly created role of deputy executive director. Undesser joined WQA seven years ago, and, in addition to technical and regulatory affairs, has held positions in toxicology and product certification.
Effective June 1, Undesser will work collaboratively with Tom Palkon, WQA’s interim executive director, in shaping and guiding the mission, vision and core values of the association.
WQA board of governors names Tom Palkon interim executive director
The Water Quality Assn.’s (WQA) board of governors named Tom Palkon interim executive director of the association following the departure of the association’s previous executive director, David Haataja. Palkon has been with WQA for the last 18 years, most recently serving as vice president and chief operating officer.