Industry News - September 2023

Industry News - September 2023

Courtney Harmon

Stellar Service Brands names new brand president 

Stellar Service Brands, a multi-brand residential and commercial service organization that includes Restoration 1, bluefrog Plumbing + Drain and Softroc, has appointed Courtney Harmon as the brand president of bluefrog Plumbing + Drain, in addition to her role as brand president of Softroc. Harmon will play a pivotal role in consolidating support and direction for both emerging brands.

Stantec partners with Palmdale Water District, Capture6

Stantec has partnered with the Palmdale Water District and carbon removal startup Capture6 to design an advanced water treatment demonstration facility with novel brine management technology in Palmdale, California. The AWT demonstration facility is part of PWD’s Pure Water Antelope Valley indirect potable reuse program, which will produce approximately 5 million gpd of potable water using tertiary effluent from the Los Angeles County Sanitation District’s Palmdale Water Reclamation Plant. Stantec is providing program management services for Pure Water AV.   

RIDGID STEM Day teaches students about roles in manufacturing

RIDGID, a part of Emerson’s professional tools portfolio, hosted its third annual We Love STEM Day in June for local students in grades three through eight. The event is designed to expose young learners to the real-world roles science, technology, engineering and mathematics play in their everyday lives and potential future careers. Students participated in a variety of hands-on activities, including making balloon cars, robotic hands, pinwheels, water filtration systems and solar-powered cars. Each activity allowed students to learn about the importance of mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, renewable energy and natural resources in manufacturing.

Aries sells water well assets

Due to significant growth in its core business of wastewater inspection and rehabilitation product lines, Aries Industries is selling its non-core water well assets to Laval Underground Surveys of Fresno, California. The sale allows Aries to focus and invest its efforts entirely in the continued development of solutions for the larger wastewater inspection and rehabilitation markets. LUS will immediately assume responsibility for Aries Industries’ water well quotes, parts, service, support and warranty.


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