Schwalm USA Moves Into Larger Facility to Support Growth

Greenville, SC (October 10, 2018) Schwalm USA announced today that it has completed its move into a new 18,000 sq. ft. office/warehouse. A division of the Vortex Companies, Schwalm USA has experienced double-digit sales increases over the last two years. “This side of our business has grown faster than we anticipated, and we are excited be able to support our expanding customer base with improved sales, service, repairs and training support,” states Mike Vellano, CEO of the Vortex Companies. Located

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GeoKrete® Geopolymer Awarded “Reduced Carbon Footprint” Certification

The infrastructure rehabilitation material demonstrates a 51% to 59% smaller carbon footprint when compared to Portland and calcium aluminate cements over the entire product lifecycle. Houston, TX (August 22, 2018) Quadex LLC, a division of the Vortex Companies recently announced that its GeoKrete® Geopolymer mortar has received Reduced Carbon Footprint Certification by SCS Global Services, an internationally recognized sustainability certification body. GeoKrete was evaluated for its lower overall carbon footprint as it relates to potential greenhouse gas emissions from raw

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Source One Environmental UK Becomes Official Schwalm Reseller

Source One Environmental UK Division now an official reseller of Schwalm USA Robotic Systems Greenville, SC (June 14, 2018) Schwalm USA, the nation’s leader in advance sewer robots, announced today that it has entered into a reseller agreement with Source One Environmental UK (S1E-­‐UK) to stock and sell Schwalm Robotic Systems. “We are excited about the opportunity to grow our Schwalm sales network through Source One Environmental’s UK operation,” stated Andrew Gonnella, Executive Vice President, Sales and Marketing of the

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Vortex Companies Promotes Casey Morgan

Casey Morgan Elevated to Sr. Business Development at The Vortex Companies and Will Relocate to Florida (Houston, TX — May 23, 2018) The Vortex Companies recently announced the promotion of Casey Morgan to Sr. Business Development Manager, who will relocate to Tampa, Florida to fill a void in the Southeast region. “With our recent expansion into this region, we needed to add a proven resource to help grow our business,” said Mike Vellano, CEO of the Vortex Companies. “Casey did

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New Solids Epoxy-Urethane Hybrid Introduced

Highly Flexible 100% Solids Epoxy-Urethane Hybrid Designed for Sealing Manhole Chimneys Introduced by Vortex Companies (Houston, TX — April 26, 2018) Through its polymeric coatings division, Stag Technologies, the Vortex Companies has recently introduced Chimney Guard, an epoxy urethane hybrid material specifically developed to address manhole chimneys and other structures where frequent expansion and contraction is prevalent. Co-developed by Vortex divisions, Stag Technologies and Quadex, Chimney Guard is a critical component of manhole rehabilitation where inflow and infiltration is a

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Vortex Companies Promotes Connor Collier

Vortex Companies Promotes Connor Collier to Sr. Business Development Manager in Northeast (Houston, TX — April 20, 2018) As the Vortex Companies continue to gain traction in the Northeast,  Connor Collier has been promoted to Sr. Business Development Manager to help manage the growth, according to Andrew Gonnella, EVP Sales & Marketing. “Connor has played an integral role in our success in the northeast and is certainly deserving of his promotion,” added Gonnella. Collier joined the company in its early

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Vortex Companies Acquires Stag Technologies

Epoxy coatings developer and manufacturer specializes in water and sewer infrastructure rehabilitation solutions (Houston, TX — February 15, 2018) Leading trenchless rehabilitation services company, Vortex Companies, announced today that it has acquired Utah based Stag Technologies, a high-performance coatings manufacturer catering the water, sewer and industrial infrastructure marketplace. “Stag’s management team of Scott Peterson, Matt Peterson and Brock Stone have built a reputation for developing high performance epoxies and other coatings that we believe are unmatched in our industry,” said

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Matthew Samford, CPA Promoted to EVP Finance

Matthew Samford, CPA Promoted to EVP Finance at Vortex Companies (Houston, TX — January 23, 2018) The Vortex Companies recently announced that it has promoted Matthew Samford from Corporate Controller to Executive Vice President of Finance. “Over the last two years, Matt’s played in integral role in the company’s rapid expansion,” stated Craig Strawbridge, Vortex Companies Chief Financial Officer. “His ability to manage our growth, from developing a comprehensive employee benefits package and handling acquisition integration to assisting our equity

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Vortex Companies partners with Source One Environmental

Vortex Companies Partnering with Source One Environmental as authorized distributor of Picote Solutions pipe and drain cleaning products (Houston, TX — January 10, 2018) VORTEX COMPANIES, a leader in turnkey trenchless solutions and services announced today that Source One Environmental (S1E) will be an authorized distributor of Picote Solutions products. S1E will begin stocking and selling Picote products as early as February of 2018. Picote systems are specifically designed for hard-to-clean pipes and lateral repairs. In many cases these tools

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Vortex Companies acquires VacVision Environmental

Vortex Companies Expands into the Southeast with the Acquisition of VacVision Environmental (Houston, TX — December 11, 2017) The Vortex Companies (“Vortex”), a leading trenchless rehabilitation industry solutions provider, has completed the acquisition of VacVision Environmental (VacVision), a trenchless infrastructure and service contractor, announced Mike Vellano, CEO of Vortex. Located in South Carolina and Florida, VacVision will significantly bolster Vortex’s presence in the Southeast. “We’ve always believed VacVision shared our approach to delivering a broad range of turnkey trenchless solutions.

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