Industry News: June 2019

A roundup of recent industry news exclusively for sewer and drain cleaning professionals

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.

Kyle Sell
Kyle Sell

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.

GapVax launches new website
GapVax 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.

Don Rigby
Don Rigby

Madewell Products creates new education-based position
Madewell Products announced that Don 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.


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