In Water Council programs, competition and collaboration meet to advance innovation

In Water Council programs, competition and collaboration meet to advance innovation Posted by the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) on September 24, 2019 Launching a startup or pursuing a research question in the lab can be lonely pursuit, involving long hours and late nights of solitary work—but innovation thrives through collaboration. To that end, The… Read More

2019 Water Leaders Summit Day 1 Recap

2019 WATER LEADERS SUMMIT DAY 1 RECAP Posted by Water & Wastes Digest on July 1, 2019 The first day of the Water Leaders Summit included tours to Badger Meter & A.O. Smith along with panel discussions The Water Council kicked off the Water Leaders Summit in Milwaukee, Wis. June 26 with morning tours of… Read More

The Water Council selects Tech Challenge winners

THE Water Council selects Tech Challenge winners Posted by Molly Dill from BizTimes on April 26, 2019 The Water Council has announced the first-round winners of its Tech Challenge, which aims to find new freshwater technology ideas that could be commercialized. Each has received $10,000 from the program’s corporate sponsors. This is the first edition of… Read More

Badger Meter selected as smart water technologies partner

BADGER METER SELECTED AS COLUMBIA, SC’S ADVANCED SMART WATER TECHNOLOGIES PARTNER Posted on WaterWorld on March 18, 2019 MILWAUKEE, MARCH 15, 2019 — Badger Meter, Inc. announced that it will provide a full suite of smart water technologies and services to the City of Columbia, South Carolina to assist the city’s vision to lead the way… Read More

Milwaukee-based Water Council, M-WERC announce new leaders

Milwaukee-based Water Council, Midwest Energy Research Consortium each announce new leaders Posted by Tom Daykin from Milwaukee Journal Sentinel on January 31, 2019 Milwaukee-based groups that promote new businesses in two separate sectors — water technology and energy — are announcing leadership changes. The Water Council has appointed two new co-chairs to its board of directors, and Midwest Energy… Read More

Ken Bockhorst eases in as CEO at Badger Meter

Ken Bockhorst eases in as CEO at Badger Meter Posted by Patrick Leary from Milwaukee Business Journal on January 24, 2019 Ken Bockhorst isn’t intimidated by his first CEO role. Bockhorst, 46, became the chief executive officer of Badger Meter Inc. on Jan. 1, and he’s just the sixth CEO in the history of the Brown… Read More

Rich Meeusen retiring with confidence in both Badger Meter and nonprofits he serves

Rich Meeusen retiring with confidence in both Badger Meter and nonprofits he serves: Q&A Posted by Patrick Leary from Milwaukee Business Journal on October 15, 2018 In September, Badger Meter Inc. chairman and CEO Rich Meeusen announced he would retire at the end of 2018, with current president Ken Bockhorst succeeding him. Meeusen had been the CEO of the… Read More

Water Council launches global Tech Challenge

Water Council launches global Tech Challenge Competition seeks to find solutions for corporate water challenges Posted by Molly Dill from BizTimes on October 5, 2018 The Water Council is launching a new global competition series, Tech Challenge, to find and commercialize new freshwater technologies. The contests will each have a theme, chosen by corporate sponsors with… Read More

Meeusen retiring as Badger Meter CEO at end of year

Meeusen retiring as Badger Meter CEO at end of year Ken Bockhost named as successor Posted by Arthur Thomas from BizTimes on September 24, 2018 Rich Meeusen will retire from his position as chief executive officer at Brown Deer-based Badger Meter Inc. at the end of the year, the company announced Monday. Ken Bockhorst will… Read More

Badger Meter to Create 40 Jobs in Racine

Badger Meter to Create 40 Jobs in Racine Company to relocate operations from Arizona to Wisconsin Press Release by Gov. Scott Walker on September, 12, 2018 MADISON – Badger Meter, a developer of flow measurement products, is expanding its operations in Racine – a project expected to create 40 jobs over the next three years. “We… Read More