Industry News: February 2023

Recent industry news exclusively for sewer and drain cleaning professionals

Epoxytec launches new website
Epoxytec launched its new and improved website, The website features a user-friendly experience in the water and wastewater coatings world where owners, engineers and contractors can research and select the best interior coatings for projects. Customers can navigate the technology behind created coatings, view all products and connect with Epoxytec’s support team and coating experts for more information on how to get started. 

ProPulse celebrates 25 years
Twenty five years ago, Schieffer Co. International opened in Peosta, Iowa with six employees in a 12,000-square-foot facility. In the two and a half decades since, the hose manufacturer has changed its name and expanded exponentially. In 2021, ProPulse added 20,000 square feet of manufacturing space to the production facility. Now known as ProPulse, a Schieffer Co., it employs 130, utilizes 130,000 square feet of space, and celebrated its silver anniversary in March. 

IRC announces company acquisitions
Infrastructure Renewal Co. acquired Insta-Pipe and IPI. Dennis Smith, the founder of both Insta-Pipe and IPI, will remain active with both organizations as a consultant and strategic partner. The official announcement was made in Phoenix in January. Jason Walborn, recently appointed CEO of Insta-Pipe, and Kent Jordan, president of IPI, will continue their roles, respectively, in addition to holding executive positions as officers within IRC. 


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