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The Vortex Companies Hires Karl Bissinger to Run Its Quadex Europe Division

Parul Dubey on December 17, 2018 - in News, People

HOUSTON – 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 valuable asset,” states Mike Vellano, CEO Vortex Companies. “With some of our products passing critical performance tests in Europe, it’s time for us to accelerate our growth plans. Karl’s primary charge will be to build an applicator network for the Quadex Lining System and sprayMASTER manhole rehabilitation rigs, overseeing product sales such as GeoKrete® geopolymer and a Structure Guard™ epoxies and opening up new markets throughout Europe.”

Bissinger has a wealth of design, production and business management experience in wastewater and stormwater industry. “I am extremely excited about this new stage in my career,” said Bissinger. “The Vortex Companies is completely committed to the improvement of our global infrastructure. Its expansion into Europe is a testament to that commitment,” he added.  

Mr. Bissinger’s resume is impressive. Throughout his 15+ year career, Bissinger has held a number of key management positions with the likes of Budaplast a manufacturer pipe, fittings, and shafts for trenchless reconstruction; Amiblu, a joint venture operation between Amiantit and Hobas Europe, Amiantit Corporation, and Neropipe & Design GmbH, a company he started in 2011.

About Quadex and Vortex Companies

Quadex, LLC has been developing and manufacturing advanced repair materials for water and sewer infrastructure since 1991. The company specializes in geopolymers, hybrid cements, epoxies, and patching materials as well as the design of custom application equipment.   

The Vortex Companies deliver advanced trenchless technologies and turnkey services to cost effectively renew municipal, industrial and commercial infrastructure. The Vortex Services division provides lining and coating solutions, pipe bursting, CCTV and inspection. The Vortex Products division develops and sells manhole and pipe rehabilitation materials, polymeric coatings and resins, sewer robot systems, and high-speed drain cleaning tools. With strategic acquisitions planned for 2019, the Vortex Companies remains focused on its vision of providing a broad range of intelligent and economical trenchless infrastructure renewal solutions, supported by highly experienced and trained personnel. For more information, go to: www.vortexcompanies.com

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