Industry News - February 2013

Industry News - February 2013
CUES opens Midwest service branch

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Super Products produces capability guide

Super Products is offering a capability guide for its Mud Dog hydroexcavator line. The guide provides a side-by-side comparison chart and detailed information on its 6.5-, 10-, 12- and 16-yard debris capacity units, as well as available options. A version of the guide can be viewed at

Electric Eel offers cable, tool selection guide

Electric Eel Mfg. Co. is offering a two-page guide matching cable and cleaning tools for its line of drain and sewer cleaning machines. The guide is available at or by email at

CUES opens Midwest service branch

CUES opened a Midwest service branch at 2325 Parklawn Drive, Suite K, Waukesha, Wis. The facility includes drive-in service and loaner equipment inventory.

Xylem acquires Heartland Pump

Xylem acquired privately-held Heartland Pump Rental and Sales. Heartland, based in Carterville, Ill., has been a business partner with Godwin in dewatering pump rental, services and systems design since 1995. Godwin is part of the Xylem group. Heartland has 100 employees with branches in Indiana, Mississippi and Tennessee. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Hino approved for California hybrid incentive

The 2013MY Class 5 195h diesel electric cab-over from Hino Trucks is approved by the California Air Resources Board as eligible for the California Hybrid and Zero-Emission Truck and Bus Voucher Incentive Project (HVIP). The program is designed to accelerate deployment of hybrid and zero-emission medium- and heavy-duty vehicles and vehicle technologies.

Trimble, Bentley form strategic alliance

Bentley Systems, an infrastructure software company, and Trimble, provider of connection construction for building contractors, formed a strategic alliance to further the connection between the virtual and physical environments for infrastructure projects.

NLB expands product website

NLB expanded its website (, enabling users to search for specific equipment or by application. It includes application information, video demos and downloadable catalogs, spec sheets and application bulletins.

IPR hires business development manager

Inland Pipe Rehabilitation hired Scott Pannell as business development manager for its southeast region, including the Carolinas, eastern Tennessee and southern Virginia. He has 20 years experience in sales, marketing and management within the civil engineering products industry.

TRIC Tools hires municipal sales director

TRIC Tools hired Bob Greiner as director of municipal sales. He has 20 years of engineering, sales and management experience.

Perma-Liner epoxy passes chlorine test

Perma-Liner's formulated epoxy passed testing for chlorine resistance. Conducted by HTS Pipe Consultants, tests were performed in accordance with ASTM F1216, ASTM D543, ASTM D2122 and ASTM D770 methods.


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