In the midst of celebrating its 40th year in business, WesTech Engineering is announcing a change in leadership. WesTech’s Board of Directors has appointed Rex Plaizier as the company’s new President and CEO. The move was effective as of September 1.
WesTech Wins “Supplier of the Year” Recognition from Vale
WesTech Engineering, a leader in the manufacture of liquid/solids separation equipment for industrial and minerals process applications, has been selected as the 2012 Supplier of the Year by Vale S.A. This prestigious award was received and accepted through WesTech’s Brazilian office, WesTech Equipamentos Industriais LTDA.
Multi-Barrier Water Treatment Cleans Up Turbidity Spikes
When the city of Bloomfield, N.M., was notified by the New Mexico Environmental Department that it had 18 months to bring its drinking water treatment plant into compliance with the Interim Enhanced Surface Water Treatment Rule (IESWTR), the city needed a fast, innovative solution.
WesTech Engineering Inc. has appointed Philip Lake as the new leader of its International Business Unit. Lake has been in the sedimentation equipment industry for 19 years, during which he has spent time with Wren, Eimco Process Equipment, and PasteThick™ Associates. Lake now oversees WesTech’s expansion efforts across the globe.
WesTech Engineering Inc. has appointed Les Uhlmeyer as the leader of its new Municipal Water Treatment Business Unit overseeing the Microfloc® and General Filter product lines. Uhlmeyer has more than 30 years’ experience in the water treatment industry, spending 22 of those years in leadership positions with Microfloc and General Filter prior to the product lines being acquired by WesTech.
WesTech Relaunching Microfloc and General Filter Brands
WesTech Engineering, Inc. is reintroducing the Microfloc and General Filter brands to the municipal water treatment market. The Microfloc and General Filter brand names have had little public exposure for many years. WesTech believes that this did little to diminish their brand recognition. This brand reintroduction recognizes the solid reputation these brands hold with engineers, owners, and operators and honors their successful legacy.
WesTech to Supply the Largest Compressible Media Filter in the World
WesTech Engineering Inc., through its subsidiary WWETCO, was selected by Black & Veatch and the City of Springfield, Ohio, to design and manufacture the largest compressible media filter in the world. Installation of 100 MGD WWETCO FlexFilter™ will begin at the Springfield Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) in Springfield, Ohio, in 2013.