The Ted Berry Company Name Changing to Vortex Services

HOUSTON, July 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The Ted Berry Company, acquired by Vortex Companies in February of 2019, has officially changed its name to Vortex Services as part of Vortex’s long-term branding and consolidation strategy. Located in Livermore, Maine, Ted Berry has been providing industrial and municipal trenchless infrastructure solutions throughout the northeast since 1972. “Ted Berry’s name and reputation have always been second to none, which makes it harder to make a name change like this,” said Mike Vellano,

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Vortex Companies Promotes Candace Strother to Lead Diversity and Inclusion

Trenchless infrastructure industry leader embracing change to promote equality within the organization and the industry HOUSTON, June 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — In light of recent world events surrounding racial and social injustice, the Vortex Companies is excited to announce that it has promoted Candace Strother to the newly created position of Director of Diversity and Inclusion. In this role, she will lead Vortex’s efforts to promote diversity in the workplace through training and education, creating an inclusive environment and promoting

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Vortex Companies Launches New Website, Improves Customer Experience

HOUSTON, July 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The Vortex Companies announced the launch of its new website, vortexcompanies.com, a testament to the company’s growth that showcases its trenchless infrastructure services and trenchless rehabilitation products. The new website features an upgraded, streamlined design and is meant to provide a better user experience for customers seeking information about Vortex and its capabilities in providing trenchless technology solutions. “As both our product and service divisions continue to growth, it’s critical that our website maintains

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Vortex Companies Launches Crew Care™ Anti-Bacterial Hand Sanitizer

The company’s materials division is now manufacturing and delivering the much needed cleansing and sanitizing product. (Houston, TX — April 8, 2020) The COVID-19 pandemic has created shortages of many critical care items such, as hand sanitizer. Out of concern for its own employees, customers and front-line healthcare worker safety, Vortex Companies is producing its own Anti-Bacterial Soap and Hand Sanitizer and will begin shipping it to its own crews this week. Branded Crew Care™, the hand sanitizer is the

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Vortex Companies Iconic Logo Granted Trademark Protection

The Vortex “bug” is highly recognizable through the trenchless technology industry. (Houston, TX — February 7, 2020) The Vortex Companies recently announced that its Vortex logo has achieved trademark registration in the US, UK and Monaco. According to Mike Vellano, CEO of Vortex, other jurisdictions are pending. “We’ve worked hard to build this company, our products and brands,” he said. “We understand the importance of protecting them, as well.” Since its founding in 2016, the Vortex Companies has quickly built a reputation

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Trenchless Pipe Repairs LLC Now Part of the Vortex Companies

Acquisition of Washington-based company expands Vortex footprint to pacific northwest. (Houston, TX — January 13, 2020) The Vortex Companies (“Vortex”), one of the nation’s fastest-growing trenchless infrastructure solutions provider, has acquired the assets of Trenchless Pipe Repairs LLC (TPR), a leading trenchless sewer and drain service company based in Sumner, Washington, according to Mike Vellano, CEO of Vortex. Known for its reputation for being an environmentally friendly service company, TPR specializes in robotic cutting, cleaning and reinstatement services, Cured-in-Place Lining

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Vortex Partners With Gemex, Umbral, to Form Vortex Mexico

Vortex Companies Partners with Gemex and its Water Solutions Division, Umbral, to Form Vortex Mexico (Houston, TX — December 2, 2019) After months of strategic planning and negotiation, the Vortex Companies officially announced the launch of Vortex Mexico, a joint venture with Gemex and its subsidiary, Umbral, to provide water, sewer and commercial infrastructure repair solutions in key markets and cities in Mexico. “It’s no secret that Mexico’s infrastructure needs attention and collectively I believe we can help bring vital

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Shawn Ready Promoted to Regional Vice President at Ted Berry Company

Shawn Ready Promoted to Regional Vice President at Ted Berry Company (Livermore, ME — November 18, 2019) The Ted Berry Company, a division of the Vortex Companies, announced today that Shawn Ready has been promoted from Operations Manager to Regional Vice President, effective immediately. Ready replaces Matt Timberlake who was recently promoted to EVP of Corporate Development for its parent company, the Vortex Companies. Ready will oversee the northeast region’s operations team, estimating, financials and business throughput. He will report

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Matt Timberlake promoted to VP, Corporate Development

Matt Timberlake adds VP of Corporate Development responsibilities to his role at the Vortex Companies Houston, TX (August 5, 2019) The Vortex Companies announced that Matt Timberlake has been named Vice President of Corporate Development for the fast-growing trenchless infrastructure solutions provider. This will be in addition to his current position of Regional Vice President at Ted Berry Company, a division of Vortex. “Matt spent 25 years building a culture of respect and teamwork at Ted Berry,” said Mike Vellano,

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Brooke Malone Hired as Director of Human Resources

Brooke Malone Hired as Director of Human Resources at the Vortex Companies Houston, TX (July 11, 2019) Industry leading trenchless infrastructure solutions provider, the Vortex Companies, has hired Brooke Malone as its new Director of Human Resources. Ms. Malone’s primary role will be to oversee the ongoing development and implementation of the HR management program while the young company continues to expand domestically and internationally. “We are growing exceptionally fast and its imperative we are able to support our employee

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