Vortex Companies Launches New Business Unit to Support Acquisition of Proprietary CIPP Sensor Technology

HOUSTON, Nov. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Vortex Companies, LLC (“Vortex Companies”), the nation’s fastest growing trenchless infrastructure solutions provider, launched Vortex Technology Group, LLC to support its recent acquisition of proprietary Cured-In-Place-Pipe (CIPP) sensor technology developed to verify the curing process of the popular relining system. “This sensor technology has, and will continue to, significantly improve installation quality control and offer peace-of-mind to project owners and contractors alike, knowing that their CIPP liner is properly cured and installed,” stated Mike Vellano, CEO of

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Vortex Companies Acquires Highly Regarded Sewer Rehabilitation Product and Construction Materials Company, Parson Environmental

HOUSTON, Oct. 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The Vortex Companies (“Vortex”), a leading trenchless infrastructure solutions provider, announced today the acquisition of Parson Environmental Products, Inc. (Parson Environmental), a national provider of sanitary sewer rehabilitation and stormwater retention products, according to Mike Vellano, President and CEO of the Vortex Companies. “Parson Environmental has a 35-year history providing effective storm and sewer rehabilitation products and treating its customers the right way,” said Vellano. “Parson’s product portfolio and commitment to customer satisfaction complement

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EY Announces Mike Vellano of the Vortex Companies as an Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2020 Gulf Coast Area Award Winner

HOUSTON, TX – October 13, 2020 – Ernst & Young LLP (EY US) today announced that Mike Vellano, President and CEO  of the Vortex Companies was named an Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2020 Gulf Coast Area Award winner. The Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards program is one of the preeminent competitive awards for entrepreneurs and leaders of high-growth companies. The award recognizes entrepreneurial leaders who are excelling in overcoming adversity; financial performance; societal impact and commitment to building a values-based

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B.J. Kerstiens Promoted to Regional Vice President for Vortex Companies Quadex Lining System® Division

HOUSTON, Aug. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Industry leading trenchless infrastructure solutions provider, the Vortex Companies, has promoted B.J. Kerstiens to Regional Vice President of the Quadex Lining System division (QLS). His main responsibilities will be managing the overall business from the QLS perspective, supporting the sales team and estimating to project coordination, scheduling and licensee support. “Anytime we can promote within is a big win for us. It’s a testament to the success of our culture and career development initiatives,”

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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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