July Rehab News: RLS hires new sales manager; Instituform wins contracts and more

July 2009 Vol. 64 No. 7
New manufacturer reps for Press-Seal Gasket, Jim George and Brandon George

RLS hires new sales manager
Insituform wins contracts
New manufacturer reps at Press-Seal Gasket

CTZoom Technologies obtains MACP certification from NASSCO
Price increase for CoREZYN and Silmar products

RLS hires new sales manager

Mitchell Lipford has joined RLS Inc. as a regional sales manager. Lipford will lead the sales efforts for RLS products in the Southeastern U.S. through the region’s Certified Applicator Network. In addition, he will continue to develop the RLS Certified Applicator Network and collaborate with engineers to ensure that RLS products are specified for targeted municipal projects.

Prior to joining RLS, Lipford held a sales position with Coastal Construction Products of Naples, FL, where he represented Coastal’s wastewater/industrial product lines.

Lipford earned his AAS in Construction Management from Santa Fe Community College, and has successfully completed numerous factory-certified training programs for coating products. He is a Certified Building Contractor in Florida, and is a past board member and currently serves as president of the International Concrete Repair Institute.

Insituform wins contracts

Insituform Technologies Inc. has been awarded a $17.9 million contract for the Sacramento Area Sewer District. Work on the project, which is scheduled to begin in June 2009, is expected to be completed in September 2010. Insituform plans to install nearly 45,000 feet of medium- and large-diameter Insituform CIPP under this contract award.

Insituform also has been awarded an additional $5.1 million contract for a sewer pipe rehabilitation project for Nevada’s Clark County Water Reclamation District. Insituform will begin work on this project in June 2009 and will rehabilitate approximately 23,000 feet of 15- to 48-inch diameter sewer pipes. This project is in addition to the company’s recent contract award of $13 million from Clark County for the rehabilitation of 14,000 feet of large-diameter sewer pipes.

Insituform, a pre-qualified contractor with the Clark County Water Reclamation District, will use its Insituform cured-in-place-pipe (CIPP) technology for this project. The Insituform CIPP process is a jointless pipe-within-a-pipe with the capability to rehabilitate pipes ranging in diameter from 6 to 96 inches.

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