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.

Corrpro will supply and install cathodic protection systems for existing TransCanada pipelines across Canada. The majority of the materials will be manufactured in Corrpro’s production facility located in Edmonton, Alberta. It is expected that local crews from the nine Corrpro offices across Canada will be utilized for geographic efficiency.

Corrpro expects to complete this portion of the work by November 2010.

RIDGIDConnect Sweepstakes winner announced

RIDGID announces the winner of its RIDGIDConnect Sweepstakes promotion. A single grand-prize winner, Pat Grogan, a Topeka, KS, resident, and owner of Pat the Plumber, was randomly chosen to receive a prize package valued at more than $25,000.

The contest, which ran from February 1 through June 30, 2010, was created to promote RIDGIDConnect, a subscription-based, online business tool designed for service professionals and contractors who create or use digital information. It was open to professional contractors throughout North America. Participants entered the contest online or via mail.

“This RIDGID prize package will change the way I do business,” commented Grogan. The subscription to RIDGIDConnect, combined with all the digital equipment will allow me to be completely digital and exchange information easier and faster. I am particularly excited to use the laptop and the laptop interface combined with the inspection camera system.”

“This RIDGID prize package is allowing me to jump right into the digital world—and it will create a lot of additional opportunities for my company!” added Grogan. “Instead of trying to keep track of DVDs, VHS tapes, digital pictures and videos about sewer inspections and commercial projects, being digital will allow us to get organized on RIDGIDConnect and put a portal on our website that our customers can access at any time.”

Insituform awarded contracts, opens Singapore office
Insituform Technologies Inc. has been awarded a three-year term contract by the city of Austin, TX. The contract, valued at up to $11.7 million, includes using cured-in-place pipe (CIPP) to rehabilitate sewer pipelines in residential, commercial and environmentally sensitive areas within the city.

Insituform has received its first work order valued at $2.3 million under this contract. In compliance with the city’s policy, Insituform’s management team will utilize minority-owned and women-owned businesses throughout the project.