Industry News - August 2019

Draincables Direct welcomes new inside sales rep

Draincables Direct added inside sales representative Kyle Sell to its Millbury, Ohio, location. Sell has previous experience working in sales and distribution positions.

Kyle Sell

Pipe Lining Supply celebrates 15th anniversary

Pipe Lining Supply is celebrating its 15th anniversary. The company was founded on Jan. 1, 2004, by Linda Heisler. Her primary focus was the CIPP industry in the California area. Two years later, her husband, John Heisler, joined the company, bringing expansive knowledge of the industry including CIPP lateral lining, pipe bursting, horizontal directional drilling, pipe coating, sewage lining, opencut and cover, and water and sewer utility work. In 2017, the company introduced its AIPPR Quik-Coating System, designed for drain, waste and vent piping. The company has also expanded its market nationwide, and its team includes technical experts across the U.S.

I Make America joins Super Products at groundbreaking

I Make America, the Association of Equipment Manufacturers’ national grassroots campaign, joined Super Products for the groundbreaking of the new Super Products facility, which took place on April 26. I Make America is the Association of Equipment Manufacturers’ signature program building grassroots support and advocating for pro-manufacturing policies that create and sustain jobs across America. A number of company executives and local elected officials spoke at the event, including Mike Vanden Heuvel, Super Products president; Jeff Leonard, Alamo Group executive vice president; and Wisconsin State Sen. Steve Nass. 

Madewell Products hires Donald Rigby

Madewell Products announced that Donald Rigby has joined the company. In a newly created position, Rigby will drive education and engagement within new and existing contracting partners, engineers and owners. Formerly vice president of Marketing and Education with Avanti International, Rigby will continue active participation in NASSCO, North American Society for Trenchless Technology and Water Environment Federation organizations.

Don Rigby

GapVax launches new website

GapVax announced it completed its rollout of a new website. The site design is mobile responsive and works on a variety of screen sizes, from smartphones and tablets to traditional desktop computers. The improved contains concise product information and easy-to-use navigation; conversational quoting process; more useful tools for those who shop for and own GapVax products and services; a product-centric focus on helping users accomplish key activities such as identifying the right machine for their use or locating a dealer; and easy spec-to-spec comparisons across GapVax models. The site features 20 new pages and hundreds of full-screen images of GapVax products. 


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