David M. Crone joined the business development team at SAK Construction (O’Fallon, Mo.) and will be based in San Diego. Crone brings with him 15 years of experience in technical service and sales in the water and wastewater industries.
Badger Meter Inc. (Milwaukee) has purchased Cox Instruments LLC (Scottsdale, Ariz.) and its subsidiary companies Flow Dynamics Inc. (Scottsdale) and Exact Flow (Scottsdale). The acquisition combines the resources of the three flow-measurement companies into a wholly-owned subsidiary of Badger Meter named Cox Flow Measurement Inc.
CSI Controls (Ashland, Ohio) announced the launch of the CSI Controls — Engineered Products Group. The group, paired with the company’s national authorized distribution network, will handle customers’ demands, focusing on the municipal water and wastewater markets.
Aquatech (Canonsburg, Pa.) established Aquatech B.V., a fully-owned subsidiary, in Leiden, Netherlands. Peter Dencher was named managing director of the subsidiary, which will focus on providing local support in Europe to Aquatech’s clients while working to solve water scarcity challenges.
The New York Water Environment Association (NYWEA; Syracuse) inducted Robert E. Adamski into its hall of fame for his service, leadership, and contributions to the association. He recently completed 3 years of service as NYWEA’s delegate to the Water Environment Federation (Alexandria, Va.). Adamski is vice president of municipal infrastructure programs at Gannett Fleming (Camp Hill, Pa.).
General Electric Co. (GE; Fairfield, Conn.) and the National University of Singapore (NUS) announced the appointment of Adil Dhalla as co-chair and director of the NUS–GE Singapore Water Technology Center. Dhalla will work with professor Ong Choon Nam, director of the NUS Environmental Research Institute and co-chair of the NUS–GE Singapore Water Technology Center, to develop low-carbon footprint technologies for water treatment, water reuse, and water quality monitoring.
MACTEC (Alpharetta, Ga.) named Thomas B. Lowery director of end-use energy. Based in the firm’s Gainesville, Fla., office, Lowery has 23 years of experience as a program manager, project manager, and lead engineer.
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