Industry News: October 2020

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

Robert Goldschmidt
Robert Goldschmidt

Robert Goldschmidt named president of Roto-Rooter
Robert Goldschmidt was named president of Roto-Rooter Services Corp. He succeeds Rick Arquilla, who is retiring at the end of the year. Goldschmidt currently serves as executive vice president, a role he has held since 2015. As president, he will oversee operations, national sales, call centers, and corporate merger and acquisition activities. He will also provide guidance to the company’s manufacturing division and franchising network.

Roll-Kraft offers new online resource center
Roll-Kraft announced the addition of a comprehensive, easily accessible resource center to its website. Now all of Roll-Kraft’s technical articles and videos, along with handy calculators and informative e-books, are housed in the new resource center. Visitors can quickly and easily filter information by topic and content type, and refine searches with keywords to locate the resources they need.

IPEX opens Illinois distribution center
IPEX held a grand opening of its new Joliet distribution center, southwest of the Chicago metropolitan area. The new facility has a starting size of 50,000 square feet, with a possible expansion to over 200,000 square feet, increasing IPEX’s available warehouse space in the region, bringing more products closer to customers and end users.

ServiceTitan and Kinetico announce partnership
ServiceTitan announced a partnership with Kinetico, a global manufacturer of residential and commercial water softeners, drinking water systems and specialty filters. Kinetico’s systems are distributed through independent water treatment dealers in more than 100 countries.

James Lobusch
James Lobusch

NLB hires James Lobusch
NLB Corp. hired James Lobusch as capital sales representative. Lobusch will be based in NLB's LaPorte, Texas, office and be responsible for equipment sales in a multi-state territory. Lobusch brings over 25 years’ experience in the selling and client servicing of waterjetting equipment.


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