WaterBriefs: ABB New Berlin wins OSHA's VPP Star Award

Also in this report: HDR hits billion-dollar milestone; ISA department presents 13 awards; WQA Aquatech to highlight business education, fundamentals; Ultrasound World IV announces keynote presentation topic; Inductive Automation interviews water/wastewater systems integrator; General Monitors, ELPRO announce partnership; JWC appoints director of Monster Separation Systems division; Ewing reps offer insights; Federal Signal opens fifth FS Solutions center;...

Jan 16th, 2008

In other news below:
-- HDR hits billion-dollar milestone
-- ISA department presents 13 awards
-- WQA Aquatech to highlight business education, fundamentals
-- Ultrasound World IV announces keynote presentation topic
-- Inductive Automation interviews water/wastewater systems integrator
-- General Monitors, ELPRO announce partnership
-- JWC Environmental appoints director of Monster Separation Systems division
-- Ewing's sales reps offer insight on distributor benefits
-- Federal Signal opens fifth FS Solutions center
-- PBS&J division to focus on federal services
-- IECA names international associate editor for member publication

ABB New Berlin wins OSHA's VPP Star Award
NEW BERLIN, WI, Dec. 19, 2007 -- Three representatives from OSHA visited New Berlin recently to present ABB with the VPP Star Award, which is given to only 2,000 out of seven million companies worldwide...

Among other recent headlines:

HDR hits billion-dollar milestone
OMAHA, NE, Dec. 20, 2007 -- Architectural-engineering-consulting firm HDR has reached the billion-dollar milestone in booked work in 2007, the same year the employee-owned company celebrated its 90-year anniversary...

ISA department presents 13 awards
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, Dec. 18, 2007 -- Each year, ISA's Standards and Practices Department reviews the overall participation of over 3,000 individuals involved in ISA standards activities to identify and honor those who have provided exceptional service to the Department and the automation profession through their work on ISA standards development committees. ISA recently awarded 13 individuals for exceptional service to ISA standards and practices activities in 2007...

WQA Aquatech to highlight business education, fundamentals
LISLE, IL, Dec. 18, 2007 -- WQA Aquatech USA 2008, to be held in Las Vegas March 25-28, has been revamped to provide more practical education in a more accessible way, according to the Water Quality Association. Included will be more business education on topics such as marketing and hiring, and functional programs about vital and new techniques...

Ultrasound World IV announces keynote presentation topic
ELMSFORD, NY, Dec. 14, 2007 -- UE Systems, host of the fourth annual Ultrasound World conference scheduled from Jan. 27th to 30th, 2008, in Clearwater Beach, FL, announced its keynote speaker Timothy Goshert, Worldwide Reliability and Maintenance Manager with Cargill, will deliver a presentation titled "Creating Value in Supply Chain Partnerships." He will focus on the fundamentals of strategic development and the supplier selection process, and will relate from his personal experience implementations of these processes in the maintenance and reliability field...

Inductive Automation interviews water/wastewater systems integrator
SACRAMENTO, CA Dec. 11, 2007 -- Inductive Automation recently interviewed Pat Callaghan of MCS Integrations about his experience with the company's software in the field of water/wastewater...

General Monitors, ELPRO announce partnership
LAKE FOREST, CA, Dec. 11, 2007 -- General Monitors announced its partnership with ELPRO Technologies (Stafford, Australia) in offering wireless technology and communications for its advanced gas and flame detector product lines, which provide critical protection to people, equipment, and plants engaged in hazardous industries worldwide...

JWC appoints director of Monster Separation Systems division
COSTA MESA, CA, Dec. 14, 2007 -- JWC Environmental announced that Kenny Oyler has been promoted to Director of the Monster Separation Systems® Division. Oyler, in his sixth year with JWC, has played a pivotal role in catapulting the company to the forefront of the fine screen marketplace...
Also see:
-- "Pete Garcia appointed sales manager for Latin America"
-- "JWC announces new Muffin Monster reps"

Ewing's sales reps offer insight on distributor benefits
PHOENIX, AZ, Dec. 13, 2007 -- With a combined 40 years of industry experience, Chris Hamel, Tom Glazener and Jim Harmer -- newly-appointed residential and commercial sales representatives for Ewing Irrigation -- offer different ways to improve your business operations by getting the most out of your distributor...
Also see:
-- "Douglas York inducted as Irrigation Association president"
-- "Ewing appoints Larsen Southern California general manager"
-- "Ewing Irrigation plants roots in Memphis"
-- "Ewing's devotion to education in line with Keller's sales concept"

Federal Signal opens fifth FS Solutions center
LONG BEACH, CA, Dec. 14, 2007 -- Federal Signal Environmental Solutions Group will open its fifth FS Solutions center in Long Beach, Calif., in Jan. 2008, as the company continues to increase product, service and training offerings to industrial cleaning contractors and other industry professionals...

PBS&J division to focus on federal services
BELTSVILLE, MD, Dec. 14, 2007 -- PBS&J, a nationally-recognized architecture-engineering-construction services and program management consulting firm, has announced a new Federal Services Division to focus on the company's growing federal government business. PBS&J's federal business has experienced an elevenfold increase in the past seven years and a 50% increase in the past fiscal year alone...

IECA names international associate editor for member publication
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, CO, Dec. 13, 2007 -- In an effort to facilitate the dissemination of erosion control information from around the world, the International Erosion Control Association has selected Rick Morse, CPESC, from Picton, New South Wales, Australia, to serve as International Associate Editor for the association's members-only publication, Environmental Connection...
Also see:
-- "IECA announces creation of International Charitable Fund
-- "IECA provides online training for CPESC's new Inspector Certification Program

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