July Industry News

WJTA-IMCA Conference and Expo Sept. 19-21; KROHNE Posts Leak Detection Vodcast; McElroy Adds International Distributors; RIDGID Promotion Raises $8,000 for PHCC

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WJTA-IMCA Conference and Expo Sept. 19-21

The WaterJet Technology Association and Industrial and Municipal Cleaning Association Conference and Expo will be held Sept. 19-21 at the George R. Brown Convention Center, Houston, Texas. The conference and expo will feature product and equipment displays, live demonstrations, boot camp presentations for contractors and end-users, courses in waterjet basics and beyond and understanding the power of vacuum, as well as new developments in equipment and procedures. For more information or to register, call 314/241-1445 or visit www.wjta.org.


KROHNE Posts Leak Detection Vodcast

KROHNE Inc. has posted a vodcast about leak detection strategies. The video explains how to select the correct leak detection system for a particular application. It can be viewed at www.youtube.com/watch?v=aRXv-qqQnLo.


McElroy Adds International Distributors

McElroy has added OPD Solutions of Norway and Gulf Services and Industrial Supplies Co. LLC of Oman to its network of international distributors. OPD is a distributor of polyethylene pipe in Norway, Sweden, Finland and Denmark. Gulf Services, a division of Arabia Holding Group KSC, is a supplier of industrial equipment for the wastewater, gas and oil industries.


RIDGID Promotion Raises $8,000 for PHCC

RIDGID donated $8,101 from its Invest in Your Future promotion to the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors National Association Education Foundation. Proceeds were raised by selling customized K-1500 sectional drain-cleaning machines on eBay. The Top Fuel Drain Eliminator raised more than $4,500. It also was voted Best in Show by attendees at the Pumper & Cleaner Environmental Expo. The American Power machine raised over $2,000 and the Venom machine raised $1,500. Bruce Francisco of Pikeville, Ky., was randomly chosen winner of a K-1500 sectional machine from among Best in Show voters.


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