Industry Update


Robert Jones

Foley Promotes Jones

Foley, Inc. promoted Robert Jones to technical communicator for the construction division. A 1975 graduate of Raritan Valley Community College, Jones started his career with Foley in 1977 as a service technician. Prior to his promotion, he had served as construction field service leadman since 1986.

King Granted Trademark

King Innovation has been granted the black color trademark for all underground irrigation and landscape lighting waterproof connectors. DryConn original Black Series connectors are UL 486D listed and prefilled with dielectric silicone sealant to tightly seal splices exposed to condensation, water vapors or dust.

Rapid Helps with Oil Spill Cleanup

Rapid Equipment Distribution, Inc., based in Chicago, Ill., helped clean up tar balls from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill on beaches in Pensacola, Fla. The company used the Gravely Rapid two-wheel tractor with a sand cleaner attachment that thoroughly cleans sand of all types, removing tar balls as well as everyday debris.