Picote Brush Coating System Receives WRc Approval

Pipe Coating System utilizes Stag Technologies DC 1000E 100% Solids Epoxy Houston, TX (December 20, 2018) Stag Technologies, a division of the Vortex Companies, is pleased to announce that its Dual Coat (DC) 1000E epoxy, a key component of the of the Picote Brush Coating System, was recently approved by the United Kingdom based WRc (Water Research Centre). “This approval opens up the European market for us, as well as helps support our new Quadex Europe Division,” states Michael Vellano,

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New Management Hired to Run European Division

The Vortex Companies Hires Karl Bissinger To Run Its Quadex Europe Division Houston, TX (December 13, 2018) Quadex LLC, a division of the Vortex Companies, has hired Karl Bissinger to develop and grow its newly formed Quadex Europe Division. Bissinger will focus on building a certified applicator base and expanding Quadex equipment and repair material sales throughout Europe. “We are excited to have Karl on board. His notable industry experience and knowledge of the European market will make him a

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New Official Marketplace Launched For The Vortex Companies

shopTRENCHLESS.com Rebooted Will Now Be The Official Marketplace For The Vortex Companies – Online trenchless pipe and drain product site gets facelift and new direction. Houston, TX (December 3, 2018) The Vortex Companies recently announced that shopTRENCHLESS.com has undergone a complete redesign and is being relaunched as the official marketplace for the fast-growing trenchless products and services company. ShopTRENCHLESS.com was originally launched in October of 2017 as an online pipe, drain and plumbing solutions store directed to both residential plumbers

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The QLS system and GeoKrete® are the in the news again!

Published in Trenchless Works issue #146 on October 18, 2018 (Download Article) Tackling the Aging Infrastructure Problem With the increasing amount of failing infrastructure throughout the world, the demand is high for rehabilitation solutions that are not only structural, but also corrosion resistant. Luckily, we are living in a time where there are plenty of solutions. However, choosing the correct one for any particular application is extremely important. For large diameter pipes, culverts, wet wells, manholes, as well as many other

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C&L Water Solutions Added as Latest Quadex Licensee

Denver based contractor adds large diameter pipe lining solution to its growing list of trenchless technologies. Houston, TX (October 30, 2018) The Vortex Companies recently announced the signing of C&L Water Solutions as a new licensed installer of its Quadex Lining System (QLS) featuring GeoKrete® geopolymer. The QLS System is designed for the structural rehabilitation of large diameter pipe, culvert and other non-round infrastructure. “Partnering with C&L will help address the increased demand for geopolymer pipe lining as rehabilitation solution,”

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SAK Construction Added as Latest Quadex Licensee

The Vortex Companies adds SAK Construction as its latest Quadex Lining System Licensee Houston, TX (October 18, 2018) The Vortex Companies recently announced the signing of SAK Construction as its latest licensee of the Quadex Lining System (QLS) featuring GeoKrete® geopolymer. The QLS System is designed for the structural rehabilitation of large diameter pipe, culvert, tunnels and other non-round infrastructure. “SAK has a long history and excellent reputation for delivering high quality pipe rehabilitation services,” stated Mike Vellano, Vortex Companies

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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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