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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GeoKrete® Geopolymer passes critical acid corrosion test

Quadex GeoKrete® Geopolymer Passes Critical European Biogenic Acid Corrosion Test for Products Used in Repair or Renovation of Sewer Infrastructure (Houston, TX — October 30, 2017) Quadex, LLC recently announced that its GeoKrete Geopolymer meets the most demanding European test standard for corrosion resistance, WXX4, as defined by DIN 19573: Mortar for Construction and Rehabilitation of Drains and Sewers Outside Buildings. This test was created by the Hamburg Society for urban drainage to ensure mineral based repair and renovation products

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The shopTRENCHLESS.com™ Company Launches Website

The shopTRENCHLESS.com™ Company Launches Website for Online Trenchless Pipe and Plumbing Solutions (Houston, TX — October 12, 2017) shopTRENCHLESS.com LLC announced the launch of its website targeting residential and commercial plumbing contractors and suppliers, as well as utility contractors and municipalities’ maintenance divisions. shopTRENCHLESS.com is an online marketplace empowering the industry to source the next generation of trenchless pipe and plumbing solutions. The shopTRENCHLESS.com marketplace offers on-demand delivery of a wide range of materials and equipment focusing on trenchless pipe

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Vortex Infrastructure rebrands, changes name to the Vortex Companies

Vortex Infrastructure Continues to Expand Geographically and, as a result, rebrands and changes its name to the Vortex Companies (Houston, TX — September 29, 2017) Vortex Infrastructure recently announced that it is changing its name to the Vortex Companies. This decision is driven by the rapid growth of the company’s expanding portfolio of brands, products and services it offers for the renewal of civil infrastructure. “With the recent acquisition of Ricor Services, in Arvada, Colorado, the executive management team believed

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Vortex Companies and Deep Trekker Announce Strategic Partnership

Vortex Companies and Deep Trekker Announce Strategic Partnership (Houston, TX — September 29, 2017) The Vortex Companies announced today that it has entered into a strategic partnership with Deep Trekker, a developer and manufacturer of commercial-grade pipe inspection crawlers and other remotely operated vehicles (ROVs). Based in Canada, Deep Trekker and Vortex will aggressively attack the trenchless rehabilitation and sewer repair market by offering what is considered to be the most affordable, durable and portable pipe inspection product. “With our

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