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Trenchless Technology Center

Member Companies and Representatives


Industry Advisory Board


AOC Resins
Avanti International
Banzan Intl Group
Interplastic Corporation
IPEX Management
LMK Technologies
Midwest Mole
Milliken Infrastructure
Reline America
Sanexen (Aqua-Pipe)
Spectrashield Lining Systems
Trinity Products


Ace Pipe Cleaning
BRH Garver
Insituform Technologies



Public Works

Caddo Levee District, LA
Citizens Energy Group, IN
City/Co of Denver, CO
City of Columbus, OH
Town of Hull, MA
City of Los Angeles, CA
City of Monroe, LA
City of New York, NY
City of Portland, OR
TJQC, China


Brierley Associates
Carollo Engineers
Pipeline Analysis


China Univ of Geoscience


Benjamin Media
Underground Construction

Honorary Members

Ray Sterling
Joe Barsoom



TTC Sponsor

InfoSense, Inc
Pipe Medic
Raven Lining Systems
Thompson Pipe Group-Flowtite 


Members Contact Info and Company Descriptions


Bill Moore Bill Moore
Product leader, CIPP
AOC Resins
950 Highway 57 East
Collierville, TN 38017
P: (901) 854-7291
F: (901) 854-2895

AOC Logo AOC Resins is the global leader in cured-in-place pipe (CIPP) resins with the industry’s best product selection, technical support, customer service and delivery. Customers rely on AOC resins for their consistency and user-friendly processing. CIPP products range from dependable isopolyesters to higher performing vinyl esters for more critical applications.
AOC Resins has the most complete product line including styrene-free, UV-cure and sustainable “green” resins. AOC scientists can also create customized resins for specific project needs. Visit CIPP-Resins to learn more about why AOC has the best resin technology for underground solutions.
Web site: www.aoc-resins.com


Daniel Magill Daniel Magill
President and CEO
Avanti International, Inc.
1100 Hercules Ave, Suite 320
Houston, TX 77058 
Toll Free: (800) 877-2570
F: (281) 486-7300

Avanti Logo Avanti International, Inc. is the only full-service provider and most experienced producer of high-quality chemical and cementitious grouts in the United States. Since 1978, Avanti Grouts have been used to improve facilities and operations in mines, dams, sewers, subways, tunnels, tanks, storm drains, basements, parking garages, underground structures, and numerous other applications including the World Trade Center clean-up after 9/11. Starting with only one product, Acrylamide, Avantiproduct line has grown to include a comprehensive line of acrylic, acrylate, hydrophilic, hydrophobic, foam, gel and cem
entitious grouts. From climates as arid as Egypt to the humid locales of Central and South America, Avanti products are used world-wide to stop water infiltration, stabilize soils, encapsulate hazardous waste and control groundwater – permanently.
With 24/7 tech support, world renowned animations and the largest collection of educational resources, Avanti continues to lead the industry.

Web site: www.AvantiGrout.com


Di Chen
Chief Science Officer
Banzan International Group
245 First Street, Room 1847
Cambridge, MA 02142
P: (617) 444-8729

 Banzan International Group  Corporation Banzan International Group (Shanghai Banzan Macromolecule Material Co., Ltd) was created when Shanghai Guosu Plastic Material Technology Co., Ltd. (founded in 2004, engaged in research, development, production and marketing of macromolecule materials) was reorganized with the increase of investment in 2007. Banzan’s main products include adhesive materials and color masterbatch, which have been widely applied to municipal works, food packaging, construction works, mines and oil fields. Banzan has become China’s largest supplier of adhesive materials and technologies for composite pipes. Based in Shanghai, Banzan has established a wide sales network, covering 31 provinces and cities in China, while marketing some of the products to Europe, America, Middle East and South East Asia.

Web site: http://banzan.com/EN/index.asp


Kaleel Rahaim Kaleel Rahaim
Business Manager Remediation Polymers Interplastic Corporation
11014 Acanthus Lane
Houston, TX 77095
P: (651) 766-3839

Interplastic Corporation Logo Interplastic Corporation is a specialty chemical company with its headquarters in St. Paul, Minnesota. The company focuses on the production and sale of unsaturated polyester and vinyl ester resins, gel coats, putties and colorants for the composites and cast polymer industries. Interplastic Corporation has been supplying the CIPP industry CoREZYNÒ brand unsaturated Polyester, Vinyl Ester, and Specialty Resins for over 30 years. These quality products are sold throughout North America and around the world. Interplastic is ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 14001:2004 certified. Interplastic Corporation is a subsidiary of IP Corporation, a specialty chemical company with its headquarters in St. Paul, Minnesota.

Web site: www.interplastic.com


Steven Del Sole
Innovation Manager
IPEX Management Inc
1425 North Service Rd. E, Unit 3
Oakville, Ontario, Canada
L6H 1A7
P: 289-881-0120 x566
F: (905) 844-1504

Ipex Logo IPEX Management Inc. is part of the IPEX Group of Companies, which is the North America’s leader in thermoplastic piping systems. The IPEX Group designs and manufactures the largest, most recognized and diverse range of integrated piping products – Everything professionals need to manage the full spectrum of today’s municipal, industrial, commercial and residential challenges.
But what the IPEX Group of Companies offers goes beyond pipes,valves and fittings. The commitment to excellence means that the company also brings total accountability, reliability and integrity to each and every project, backed by strong distributor relationships and the industry’s most comprehensive and experienced sales and support network. It’s what has made the IPEX Group of Companies the responsible choice in North America for over fifty years.

Web site: www.ipexinc.com


Larry Kiest Larry Kiest
LMK Technologies, Inc.
1779 Chessie Lane
Ottawa, IL 61350
P: (888) 433-1275
F: (815) 433-0107

LMK Logo LMK Technologies, Inc. offers trenchless systems and solutions for effective and environmentally sound sewer mainline and lateral repair. Since early 1990s, the need for lateral renewal and sealing has been a major focus of LMK’s R&D through innovative and unique cured-in-place pipe (CIPP) products. LMK has 64 issued patents with many more pending. LMK was instrumental for the issuance of two ASTM standards ASTM F2599-06
and F2561-06.
LMK Technologies, Inc. specializes in manhole lining, lateral and main/lateral connection lining, CIPP sectional repairs, end sealing, and trenchless cleanout installation.

Web site: www.lmktechnologies.com


Dan Liotti Dan Liotti
Midwest Mole Inc.
6814 W 350 N
Greenfield, IN 46104
P: (317) 545-1335
F: (317) 545-1558

Midwest Mole Logo Midwest Mole Inc offers a broad range of trenchless services to municipal, utility, highway, railroad and private sector customers for over 30 years, including boring (auger, guided), microtunneling and conventional tunneling, pipe jacking and ramming, sliplining, shaft installation, hydro excavation, cellular grouting, and mining.
The company's reputation is built on a tradition of dedication. The company’s entire team is committed to working with clients from the planning stages through project execution to ensure satisfaction.

Web site: www.midwestmole.com


Joe Royer Joe Royer
Development Manager
Milliken Infrastructure Solutions, LLC
920 Milliken Rd, M-153
Spartanburg, SC 29303
P: (864) 503-6342

Milliken Logo Milliken Infrastructure Solutions, LLC offers a range of innovations focused on exploring new materials and installation-friendly methods to make it easier and more efficient to rehabilitate, repair, and strengthen infrastructure. Headquartered in Spartanburg, South Carolina, the company's extensive range of products –from fiber reinforced polymer and geopolymer mortar systems, to geosynthetic composite concrete mat and fabric innerduct – offer solutions for oil, gas and industrial; storm and sanitary; buildings and parking facilities; tra­nsport infrastructure; and telecom markets.
Milliken Infrastructure Solutions is a subsidiary of Milliken, a global innovation leader that has over 2,200 U.S. patents - and more than 5,000 patents worldwide - since its founding in 1865.

Web site: www.milliken.com


Mike Burkhard Michael Burkhard
Reline America, Inc
116 Battleground Avenue
Saltville, VA 24370
P: (866) 998-0808
P: (276) 496-4000

Reline America Logo Reline America, Inc located in Saltville, Virginia, offers a unique and innovative sewer pipe relining technology by way of the ultraviolet curing (BLUE-TEK™ CIPP liner) and UV curing equipment.
The technology was first introduced by a company Brandenburger in Germany in the early 1990s. Reline America, Inc is an exclusive North American partner for manufacturing since 2006.The BLUE-TEK™ technology can line pipes 6" to 48" in diameter. Its ease of handling does not require job site mixing of chemicals or excavation, thus making it possible to rehabilitate damaged lines in hard-to-reach areas.

Web site: www.relineamerica.com


Ben Cote Benoît Côté
Sanexen Environmental Services Inc.
P: 450-466-2123
C: 514-977-6868

Aquapipe Logo Sanexen Environmental Services Inc is the developer and manufacturer of the Aqua-Pipe system for the structural renewal of water mains by trenchless cured-in-place lining (CIPP).
Since 1999, Aqua-Pipe has been used for the trenchless renewal of millions of feet of water mains in North-America and overseas. It is a fully structural, AWWA Class IV, CIPP pipe liner system that is proven, reliable and low cost.

Web site: www.AQUA-PIPE.com


Kent Weisenberg  Kent Weisenberg
5245 Old Kings Road
JAcksonville, FL 32254
P. 904-374-5606
C. 941-889-8318

SippTech sipp techis a Sprayed-in-place-pipe technologies company which globally conceptualizes, designs, engineers and manufactures robotic lining systems and develops and manufactures proprietary lining polymerics. The result is a synergistic collaboration providing revolutionary, reliable robotic and polymeric systems to the marketplace. SippTech is not only improving the structural integrity of piping systems but the team is committed to restoring the integrity of our industry as a whole.

Web site: www.sipptech.com


 Sims Rhyne Sims Rhyne
Spectrashield Liner Systems
6525 Greenland Road
P.O. Box 24354
Jacksonville, FL 32241-4354
P: 904-704-9786

SpectraShield Logo SpectraShield offers a unique, multi-layered liner system created specifically to protect both new and existing manholes, and large wastewater structures like lift stations, wet wells and other treatment facilities from infiltration and corrosion. SpectraShield has been installed in thousands of structures throughout the United States, the Caribbean, Europe and Australia.

Web site: www.spectrashield.com


Vincent Hasen 
Trinity Products LLC
P.O. Box 474
St Charles, MO 63302

Trinity Products, LLC Trinity Productsis a steel pipe supplier with a focus on the heavy civil construction industry (piling, road boring and utility contractors). Among other products, the company manufactures Structural Steel Pipe and Steel Casing Pipe (Encasement Pipe) used to protect various utility lines (water, gas, electric, etc.) from damage. Casing pipe can be coated or bare depending upon the application and can be manufactured to custom lengths according to requirements. For more than thirty five years, Trinity Products has successfully completed projects ranging from small custom fabrication to national infrastructures.

Web site: trinityproducts.com



Bruce Jameson Bruce Jameson
Regional Manager
1509 Sylvania Court
Ft Worth, TX 76111
P: (817) 332-1115
C. (817) 401-3639

National Water Main Cleaning Logo ACE PIPE CLEANING, INC , headquartered in Kansas City, MO, is part of a nationwide network of 19 Carylon corporation companies. Chicago-based Carylon Corporation is a privately held company that began its legacy in 1949 as a small cleaning service and has since grown into one of the largest and most respected corporations of its kind in the industry. Ace Pipe Cleaning is performing “live view” water main inspections, acoustic leak detection and quantifiable asset management. The company’s offices are in Nashville, St. Louis, Kansas City, Tulsa, Fort Worth and San Antonio.

Web site: www.acepipe.com


 David Ellett David Ellett
Vice President
BRH-Garver Construction, L.P.
7600 Santa Fe, Building A-1 East
Houston, TX 77061
P: 713.921.2929
F: 713.921.2487

BRH Garver Logo BRH-Garver Construction, L.P. is a utility contractor which provides general contracting services such as open trench pipeline construction and offers a complete range of trenchless pipeline renovation methods and solutions. The company is specialized in microtunneling tunneling/boring and pipe jacking, horizontal direction drilling, cofferdam construction, and piling/bulk heading.
BRH-Garver Construction, L.P. has capabilities to perform complex civil construction projects. It owns and operates a large fleet of equipment, ready to mobilize coast to coast. In-house fabrication facility manufactures tools and equipment to outfit specialty projects.

Web site: www.brhgarver.com


Eugene Zaltsman
Senior Applications Engineer
Insituform Technologies, Inc.V
17999 Edison Ave
Chesterfield, MO 63005
P 636.530.8073
C 314.346.0737

Insituform Logo Insituform Technologies, LLC. is a leading worldwide provider of cured-in place pipe (CIPP) and other technologies and services for the rehabilitation of pipeline systems. Insituform's businesses consist of sewer, water and industrial trenchless pipeline rehabilitation and protection. Insituform is a subsidiary of Aegion Corporation.
The company was founded in 1971 and is based in Detroit, Michigan.

Web site: www.insituform.com



Vic Weston Vic Weston
Tri-State Road Boring
P.O. Box 3807
Baton Rouge, LA 70821
P: (225) 275-4400

LA CETF Logo Louisiana Contractors' Educ. Trust Fund (LA CETF) is a private board whose primary mission is to identify and fund educational programs that support the goals of the Louisiana construction industry. CETF was created by the LA Associated General Contractors (LAGC), through the state Licensing Board for Contractors. The fund established million-dollar endowed chairs in the construction departments at Louisiana State University (LSU), LA Tech, and University of Louisiana at Monroe (ULM).


Lynn Osborn Lynn Osborn
Development Manager
11521 Cronridge Drive, Suite J
Owings Mills, MD 21117
P: (410) 442-PIPE
C: (314)378-1275

NASSCO Logo NASSCO , the National Association of Sewer Service Companies, is a not-for-profit trade association dedicated to setting the industry standards for the assessment and rehabilitation of underground infrastructure through training, education and networking opportunities for the trenchless technology industry. Established more than thirty years ago, NASSCO represents contractors, manufacturers, suppliers, engineers and municipal workers.

Web site: www.nassco.org



Jim Rush Jim Rush
Benjamin Media, Inc.
10050 Brecksville Road
Brecksville, OH 44141
P: (330) 467-7588
P: (330) 315-2160 (direct)

BMI Logo Benjamin Media Inc. (BMI), established in 1992, is a multifaceted business-to-business media company serving niche construction markets with industry-leading brands, including Trenchless Technology – the worldwide leader and premier communications vehicle for the promotion and development of the trenchless technology industry. BMI’s premier brands serve their markets with high-quality informative and educational content through a wide array of media, including mobile apps for seven BMI brands. In 2014, BMI invested in new webinar and e-mail technology designed to engage and connect with core audiences on a deeper level.
BMI Brands: Trenchless Technology; Water UIT; TBM; Utility Contractor; Solar Builder; Compact Equipment; North American Oil & Gas Pipelines;

Web site: BenjaminMedia.com


Robert Carpenter Robert Carpenter
Underground Construction
1160 Dairy Ashford Street, Ste
P.O. Box 941669
Houston, TX 77094-3014
P: (281) 558-6930
F: (281) 558-7029

Underground Construction Logo Underground Construction is the largest circulation magazine and market leader for in-depth coverage of the North American underground infrastructure industry. Articles include case studies, equipment reports, market analysis, revealing surveys and substantive editorial coverage of issues and regulations. Edited for decision makers, it provides up-to-date, essential industry information.
Underground Construction is also sponsor of the annual Underground Construction Technology International Conference & Exhibition, the most comprehensive event focused on the construction and rehabilitation of underground infrastructure. The conference brings contractors, owners, engineers and vendors together in an interactive and educational format.

Web page: www.uctonline.com



Baosong Ma Baosong Ma
Vice Dean, Associate Professor
China University of Geosciences
388 Lumo Road
Wuhan, 430074 P.R.
P. 00862767883050
F. 00862767883507

China University of Geoscience logo China University of Geosciences is a key national university directly under the administration of the Education Ministry of the People's Republic of China. It consists of three campuses, one in Haidian District in Beijing, one in Wuhan, the capital of Central China's Hubei Province, and one one in Baoding.It is regarded as a top university in China specialized in geosciences. Itexerts considerable influence within the Chinese mining and oil industry.

Web site: http://en.cug.edu.cn


Public Works 

Irene McSweeney
Director of Construction
Boston Water & Sewer Commission
980 Harrison Ave.
Boston, MA 02119
P: (617) 989-7447

BWSC BWSC logoowns and operates a system for the distribution of potable water to approximately 88,000 active accounts throughout the City of Boston. The water system consists of approximately 1,018 linear miles of pipe ranging in size from 4 inches to 48 inches, including 13,184 hydrants and 17,193 valves. BWSC also owns and operates a system for the collection and transport of wastewater and storm drainage in the City of Boston. Totaling approximate 1,455 linear miles, the sewer system consists of: 622 miles of sanitary, 595 miles of storm drain, 235 miles of combined sewer, and 3 miles of combined sewer overflow.

Web site: www.bwsc.com


Ali Mustapha Ali Mustapha
Assistant City Engineer
Caddo Levee District
P. O. Box 78282
Shreveport, LA 71137-8282
P: (318) 221-2654

Caddo Levee District Caddo Levee District logomaintains and operates the levee systems along the right bank of Red River and the levee systems of the Twelve Mile Bayou and Black Bayou. These systems procet approximately 200,000 acres of lands and over 30,000 residents from flood waters. 

Web site: caddoleveedistrict.org


 John Morgan John Morgan
Constr Supervisor-Underground Engineering and Construction
Citizens Energy Group
2150 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. St
Indianapolis, IN 46202
P: (317) 429-3969

Citizens logoCitizens Energy Group. Citizens provides safe, high quality water service to approximately 400,000 homes and businesses in the eight county Indianapolis area and is responsible for the collection and treatment of wastewater within the Indianapolis/Marion County Boundaries. The wastewater collection system consists of nearly 3,000 miles of sewer (8 to 120 in. dia.), almost 110,000 manholes, approx. 50,000 basin/inlet structures and more than 250 lift stations. A good portion of the system is combined sewers built in the early 1900s and located primarily in Center Township. The rest of the service area contains separate sanitary and stormwater sewers. Citizens also provides natural gas service to about 266,000 homes and businesses in Marion County. www.citizensenergygroup.com 
Thomas Blackman Thomas A. Blackman
City and County of Denver
Public Works
Denver, CO 80202
P: (303) 446-3610

City of Denver logoCity and County of Denver. Denver's Department of Public Works provides the delivery of high quality, cost effective, efficient and safe services involving public infrastructure and facilities, serving 155,000 customers. The Wastewater Management Division plans, designs, constructs, operates and maintains more than 1,500 miles of sanitary sewers and 550 miles of storms sewer systems.

Web site: www.denvergov.org


James Gross
Assistant Asset Manager
City of Columbus
910 Dublin Rd Room 4180
Columbus, OH 43215-9053
P: (614) 645-6528

City of Columbus logoCity of Columbus. Columbus Department of Public Utilities delivers the highest quality water, wastewater and electricity services for residents and businesses. Sewer collection system consists of 4,495 miles of sewers including 2,515 miles of sanitary sewer, 1,773 miles of storm sewer and 155 miles of combined sewer. Additional 52 miles of country sewers are maintained under contract. Water distribution system consists of 3,500 miles of waterline, including 2,520 miles in Columbus and 1,010 miles in suburban service areas. Public Utilities also operates two wastewater treatment plants. Power distribution system is servicing over 12,000 business and residential accounts. 

Web site: www.columbus.gov/utilities


John Struzziery John Struzziery
Dir of Wastewater Operations/Assist Dir of Public Works
Wastewater Treatment Facility
1111 Nantasket Avenue
Hull, MA 02045
P. 781-925-1207
Town of Hull, MA logoTown of Hull, MA, located approx 20 miles south of Boston has a year round population of 11,000 with summer increase to about 33,000.  Some of the sewers in the older parts of town were built in the 1860s, with most of the newer sewers installed in the 1970s and early 1980s. A secondary wastewater treatment facility using a conventional activated sludge process with a design capacity of 3.07 mgd began operation in 1980. There are approximately 4,400 homes and businesses connected to the system. The collection system consists of four miles of 30 and 36 inch diameter reinforced concrete sewer, with about 15% with a cured-in-place-pipelining; along with a four barrel siphon and a two barrel depressed sewer on the interceptor r; over 40 miles of collector sewers; and seven pumping stations.

Web site: http://www.town.hull.ma.us


Edward Arrington
City of Los Angeles
650 S. Spring St., Suite400
Los Angeles, CA 90014-1913
P: (213) 485-1694
F: (213) 847-8999

City of Los Angeles logoCity of Los Angeles operates and maintains a complex wastewater collection system that serves a 550 square mile area. The Bureau of Sanitation (BOS) maintains and repairs more than 6,700 miles of sewers to serve more than four million residents and business customers in the City and 29 contract cities and agencies. The Bureau of Engineering (BOE) is the City’s lead agency for the planning, design and construction management of public buildings, infrastructure and open space projects. BOE manages construction and designof stormwater and wastewater systems projects.

Web site: http://dpw.lacity.org


Sean Benton Sean Benton
Superintendent, Water
City of Monroe, LA
1350 Grammont Street
Monroe, LA 71201
P: (318) 329-2495

City of Monroe provides water service to more than 100,000 residents. The City's water system consists of three major components: (1) raw water supplying facilities, (2) water treatment facility, and (3) water storage and distribution facilities. The City has about 240 miles of underground sewer main lines, 73 lift stations and 18 storm water stations.

Web site: www.monroewatersystem.org. 


Tom Wynne
City of New York -DEP
59-17 Junction Boulevard, 3rd Floor
New York, NY 11373
P: (718) 595-5825 

City of New York - DEP is an agency of nearly 6,000 employees that manages and conserves the City’s water supply; distributes more than one billion gallons of clean drinking water each day to nine million New Yorkers and collects wastewater through a vast underground network of pipes, regulators, and pumping stations; and treats the 1.3 billion gallons of wastewater that New Yorkers produce each day in a way that protects the quality of New York Harbor. To achieve these mandates, DEP oversees one of the largest capital construction programs in the region. As the City agency responsible for New York City's environment, DEP also regulates air quality, hazardous waste, and critical quality of life issues, including noise. 

Web site: www.nyc.gov/dep


Randy Hess
City of Portland
Bureau of Envir. Services
1120 SW 5th Ave
Portland, OR 97204
P: (503) 823-8406

City of Portland LogoCity of Portland. The City’s Bureau of Environmental Services (BES) owns and maintains Portland’s wastewater collection system and serves over 588,000 customers. The city’s service area spans more than 94,000 acres. The sewer collection system is made up of a network of more than 2,500 miles of pipe. Portland’s sewer pipes range in size from 4 inches to 22 feet in diameter. BES frequently uses trenchless sewer construction methods to replace and repair sewers that are failing or at risk of failure. These methods include jack and bore, pilot tube microtunneling, pipe bursting, cured-in-place pipe lining, and horizontal directional drilling.

Web site: www.portlandoregon.gov


Qing Ma
Email: maqing@qcwwg.com
Phone: +86 139-2082-6502

TJQC LOGOTijanjin Qingcheng Waterworks Group Co. together with its subsidiaries, produces and supplies water to residential and commercial users in Tianjin, China. It develops, constructs, and operates water production, treatment, and distribution plants. The company also operates in water projects engineering, water treatment equipment manufacturing, and pipe laying and installation. Tianjin Waterworks Group Co., Ltd. was formerly known as Tianjin Ji'an Water Co., Ltd. and changed its name to Tianjin Waterworks Group Co., Ltd. in 1981. The company was founded in 1898 and is based in Tianjin, China.


Honorary Members

Ray Sterling Ray Sterling
Professor Emeritus of Civil Engineering
Louisiana Tech
Minneapolis, MN 55403
C. (612) 802-3394
Joe Barsoom Joe Barsoom 
Denver, CO 80222
P: (303) 758-4058


Brian Dortwart Brian Dorwart
Senior Consultant
Brierley Associates
167 South River Road, Suite 8
Bedford, NH 03110
P: (603) 510-8090

Brierly Associates Logo Brierley Associates is a privately-held national tunnel, trenchless, geotechnical, and geostructural design firm with offices strategically located in nine states. Company staff of over 50 ground engineering professionals offers expertize in tunnel engineering & design, trenchless engineering & design, geotechnical & dam engineering, geostructural engineering & design, forensic engineering, claims & dispute resolution, design build, seismic hazard analysis & site response evaluation, blasting design.

Web site: www.brierleyassociates.com


Tim Taylor Tim Taylor
Carollo Engineers
2700 Ygnacio Valley Road Ste #300
Walnut Creek, CA 94598
P: (916) 565-4888
F: (925) 930-0208

Carollo Link Carollo Engineers is an environmental engineering firm that specializes in the planning, design, and construction of water and wastewater facilities. The firm was founded in Phoenix, Arizona, in 1933 and counts the City of Phoenix among one of company’s original clients—a working relationship more than 80 years old! From that single office with three engineers, Carollo has grown to more than 600 people in 38 offices throughout the United States. The staff includes civil, structural, electrical, mechanical, environmental, and instrumentation and control engineers, as well as scientists, planners, architects, and CAD designers.

Web site: carollo.com


Rick Nelson Dan Buonadonna
Conveyance Specialist
1100 112th  Ave NE, Ste 500
Bellevue, WA 98004
P: (425) 453-5000 x25136
F: (816) 421-5560

CH2M Logo CH2M is a global leader in full-service consulting, design, design-build, operations and program management services for public and private clients. As part of continuing efforts to better serve trenchless clients around the world, CH2M acquired Halcrow in 2011 enhancing overall tunnel and infrastructure planning and design capabilities. The combining of these two companies allows iconic talents from both organizations to leverage best-in-class project, program and construction management skills on the world’s most complex tunneling and trenchless projects. The unparalleled expertise enables understanding and managing the risks associated with all types of underground infrastructure.
CH2M has US$6.4 billion in revenue and 30,000 employees worldwide and has long been recognized as an industry-leading program management, construction management and design firm as ranked by Engineering News-Record (2012) and has been named a leader in sustainable engineering and environmental services providers by Verdantix. The firm was named Water Company of the Year at the 2012 Global Water Awards.

Web site:www.ch2m.com


Jon RobinsonJon Robison, PE
GeoEngineers, Inc.
3050 South Delaware Avenue
Springfield, Missouri 65804
P. 417-831-9700
P. 417-799-2605 (direct)
F. 417-831-9777

Southern TrenchlessGeoEngineers, Inc., founded in 1980 and headquartered in Seattle, Washington, is an integrated earth science and technology firm with 350 staff in 14 locations in Missouri, Idaho, Washington, Oregon, California, Utah, and Louisiana. GeoEngineers specializes in crafting unique geotechnical, geological, environmental, and ecological solutions for the energy, transportation, water and natural resource, federal, and development sectors, and it is currently ranked 188 among top engineering design firms nationally by Engineering News-Record magazine in 2016. Over the past 25 years, GeoEngineers staff has provided engineering design recommendations and construction consulting for more than one million feet of trenchless projects installed with a variety of trenchless techniques, including recent innovative Direct Pipe® projects. They have completed hundreds of horizontal directional drilling (HDD) crossings throughout the nation as well as in the Caribbean Islands, Central and South America, Asia, and Africa with lengths in excess of 13,000 feet and pipe diameters up to 56 inches. GeoEngineers’ team brings a long history of award-winning trenchless design projects, and Trenchless Technology magazine has named GeoEngineers one of the nation’s top 25 design firms for trenchless technology for the past nine years. GeoEngineers expertise in the life cycle of pipeline trenchless projects reaches from concept (including services like geohazards analysis and geological desktop studies, pipeline route selection assistance, feasibility analysis of trenchless methods [geometric, workspace, constructability], and geotechnical investigations) to completion with trenchless design engineering, bid specification preparation and pre-construction support, permitting, and construction observation.

Web site: www.geoengineers.com


Gus O'Leary 

215 First Street, Suite 320
Cambridge, MA 02142
P: (617) 498-4649
F: (617) 498-4630

Kleinfelder Link Kleinfelder is an employee-owned engineering, architecture and science consulting firm with nearly 2,000 employees. With over 50 years of experience, Kleinfelder provides planning, engineering, scientific, technical and management solutions to meet world's most complex infrastructure and natural resource challenges.
Kleinfelder is recognized as one of the nation’s leading consultants in trenchless technology methods and applications installing, renewing and repairing water, sewerage, drainage, and oil and natural gas infrastructure. Kleinfelder’s trenchless technology experts provide environmental planning, permitting, geotechnical and hazardous materials investigations, condition assessments, design and product evaluations, new pipeline installations, renewal and repair of existing infrastructure, repair of existing pipelines, asset management, manhole renewal, protective coating and lining systems, utility investigations, and construction services. Further Kleinfelder staff has served on a national panel of trenchless experts in assessing renewal needs as part of large metropolitan wastewater programs

Web site: www.kleinfelder.com


James Forbes James H. Forbes, Jr.
Pipeline Analysis, LLC
1115 Main Street
Garland, TX 75040
Toll Free:& (800) 637-0164
F: (972) 479-0659

Pipe Analysis Logo Pipeline Analysis, LLC is an engineering firm performing specialized sewer collection system testing and analysis. One-hundred percent (100%) of business is associated with wastewater collection system inspection, testing and analysis. Principals and staff have worked entirely on wastewater collection system testing and evaluation projects across the United States since 1975. Pipeline Analysis, LLC owns the flow meters, confined space entry equipment, smoke blowers, closed circuit television inspection truck, and other necessary equipment to perform complete sanitary sewer evaluation and testing.

Web site:http://pipelineanalysis.com


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InfoSense, Inc. 8116 South Tryon Street STE B3-203
Charlotte, NC 28273
P. 877 747 3245 ihowitt@infosense.com

Southern TrenchlessInfoSense, Inc. manufacturers the award winning Sewer Line Rapid Assessment Tool, or SL-RAT®, for acoustically inspecting gravity-fed sewers for blockage conditions. The technology uses acoustics to quickly screen line segments at low cost and with no flow contact. The inspection information generated helps wastewater collection system operators pre-screen their systems in order to better focus CCTV and cleaning resources on the pipes that need the most attention

Web site: www.infosense.com


Mo Eshani Mo Ehsani
PipeMedic, LLC
2055 E. 17th Street
Tucson, AZ 85719
P: (520) 791-7000
F: (520) 791-0600

Pipe MEdic PipeMedic, LLC offers several patented carbon and glass FRP solutions for repair of pipelines and culverts. PipeMedic® carbon fabrics provide watertight pipe rehabilitation for high pressure and gravity flow pipelines by creating a pressure vessel that resists all or part of internal pressure. PipeMedic® carbon fabrics can be used for both internal and external repair, and are NSF-61 certified for potable water pipes as small as 8” (203 mm) in diameter. Award-winning SuperLaminate™ can be used for internal repair of high pressure pipelines, for bridging gaps or cracks in pipelines, for joints and spot repair, and is available in diameters 6 inches (150 mm) and larger. SuperLaminate™ has been tested and approved by the Gas Technology Institute and was awarded the Trenchless Technology’s 2011 Project of the Year Award. StifPipe® can be used for the repair of deteriorated pipes, culverts and tunnels of virtually any shape and diameter. StifPipe® can be designed as either a fully structural pipe, or for slip-lining. InfinitPipe® is a revolutionary green and sustainable technology that allows onsite manufacturing of a continuous pipe of virtually any length, shape and size. InfinitPipe® effectively eliminates all mainline joints, pipe delivery costs and delays in manufacturing and field installation common for off-site pipe production, and is a game-changing, sustainable technology for the piping industry.

Web site:www.pipemedic.com


 Donald J. (DJ) Wroble Jr Donald J. (DJ) Wroble Jr
SR VP of Sales and Marketing/
Raven Lining Systems
13105 East 61st Street, Suite A
Broken Arrow, OK 74012
P: (918) 994-4836
C: (770) 639-5451
F: (918) 615-0140

 Raven Lining Raven Lining Systems (RLS) is a leading supplier of epoxy systems for the protection and renewal of wastewater and potable water infrastructure. Raven products include epoxy coating systems designed for structural lining in manholes, pipelines, tanks and other deteriorated structures. Their system consists of customized equipment and proven installation processes and is delivered via a network of Certified Applicators. Raven also manufactures several polyurethane-based products which are formulated to fill specific niches in target markets. Polyurethane is one of the most widely used polymers in the world and lends itself applicable to many different types of applications.

Web site:www.ravenlining.com/


Jeff Leblanc Jeff LeBlanc
Thompson Pipe Group - Flowtite
18585 Samuels Road
Zachary, LA 70791
P: (225) 658-6166
F: (225) 658-0947

USCPS Logo Thompson Pipe Group - Flowtite offers Flowtite fiberglass reinforced plastic (FRP) pipes and Meyer polymer concrete pipes manufactured in the Zachary, Louisiana plant. This is one of the few American owned companies able to supply water/wastewater piping in the United States and Canada.
The company’s mission is to provide customers throughout the world with pipe solutions for water, sewage, and industrial applications as well as with pipe technologies, customer service and building materials of superior quality and value. With access to both technologies, US Composite Pipe South is in the ideal position to offer their customers the best product for any application.

Web site:www.uscpsouth.com