Rehab News: Updates from Inland Pipe Rehabilitation, RS Technik, Corrpro, RIDGID and Insituform

September 2010 Vol. 65 No. 9
Pat Grogan, owner of Pat the Plumber of Topeka, KS, was randomly chosen to receive a $25,000 RIDGID prize package.

New COO named at Inland Pipe Rehabilitation; RS Technik hires technical director; Corrpro receives contract for cathodic protection; RIDGIDConnect Sweepstakes winner announced; Insituform awarded contracts, opens Singapore office.

New COO named at Inland Pipe Rehabilitation
Harvey Williams has been named chief operating officer of Inland Pipe Rehabilitation (IPR), a leading provider of underground rehabilitation solutions with offices throughout the U.S. In his new role, Williams will be responsible for operations management and overseeing day-to-day activities of the corporation and its 500 plus employees nationwide.

Prior to joining IPR, Williams served over 16 years at General Electric Company. While there, he held multiple leadership roles, including general manager of Renewable Energy Projects. He is also a U.S Marine combat veteran and volunteered for return to Active Duty in the Marine Corps to serve in Operation Iraqi Freedom. In 2004, he served as Operations Officer in the 5th Civil Affairs Group and was responsible for directing Civil-Military Operations across the Al-Anbar Province, including the management of $400 million major projects to restore the electrical, water and sewer systems throughout Iraq.

Williams received his Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Mount Saint Mary’s College, and his Masters of Science degree in Acquisition and Contract Management from the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School.

RS Technik hires technical director
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RS Technik, a European company represented in the Americas by RS Lining Systems, LLC, announces the appointment of Steve Wierzchowski, formerly with Raven Lining Systems, a division of Cohesant Inc.

In addition to onsite training and technical support, this leader in cured-in-place pipe (CIPP) technology offers the RS CityLiner and DOW Formulated epoxy resins.

Wierzchowski’s 17 years of service with Raven, most recently as technical director, prepare him to take the helm on September 1 as the technical interface between the company’s European technology and the unique applications and specifications in North, South and Central America. 919.481.1977, rstechnik.com

Corrpro receives contract for cathodic protection
Corrpro Canada Inc., a subsidiary of Insituform Technologies, has received work orders with a combined value of $5.3 million from TransCanada Corp. as part of its three-year term contract for cathodic protection.