Articles tagged with: avanti international

Jul19

Avanti Supply Chain Partner Builds Quick Momentum with Urethane Injection Grouts

Don Rigby - August 01, 2017 - Views 1227

Avanti Supply Chain Partner Builds Quick Momentum with Urethane Injection Grouts

It all started November 23, 2016 - a breakfast meeting was planned at a local diner. Russ Peterson (ASDCO Branch Manager), Dan Wells (ASDCO Business Development and Jacob Swanson (Avanti Regional Manager) met for the first time.

Russ was crystal clear - "Here's who we are and how we're different:"

  • We make Customer Service our #1 priority.
  • We know our customers, our products, and pride ourselves on having inventory in-house.
  • We stock what our customers need in five geographically optimized warehouses in MN, WI and ND.
  • We are NOT a commodity shop; We solve problems and provide solutions.
Mar31

Grouting Experts Praise Grout School Experience

Jessica Williams - March 31, 2017 - Views 895

Grouting Experts Praise Grout School Experience

Last week (3/22/17), Avanti hosted the semi-annual Industrial and Geotechnical Injection Grout School at our office in Houston, TX. This two-day event has hands on demonstrations and classroom sessions, and brought in attendees from across the nation – owners, project managers, engineers, and inspectors. It was a great two days in Houston – weather cooperated, attendees were engaged and interactive, and guest speakers contributed their knowledge to everyo

Sep09

Meet the Experts, Innovators, and Practitioners Behind the Municipal Grouting Documentary

Avanti Staff - September 08, 2016 - September 12, 2016 - Views 1125

Meet the Experts, Innovators, and Practitioners Behind the Municipal Grouting Documentary

If knowledge transfer is the objective, you will not meet a better collection of expertise and unique perspectives relative to the PAST, PRESENT, and FUTURE PROMISE of Municipal Sewer Grouting.

Hosted by Sharon Bueno, Editor Trenchless Technology magazine, the live webcast titled Re-Living 50 Years of Municipal Sewer Grouting and WHAT'S NEXT scheduled for 9/22 (2:00 PM EST) will include a cast of 10 experts, innovators,  and practitioners that will help you champion the cause of controlling infiltration and inflow (I&I) to sustain our underground collection system.

Sep08

Coffee with Tony Conn—Equal Parts Confidence & Caffeine

Don Rigby - September 08, 2016 - Views 1402

Every time I speak with Tony Conn - City of Naperville Collection and Pumping Supervisor -  my grout first beliefs are validated.  It was casual phone conversation and my coffee cup was full, but it was Tony that was energized, confident, and firm in his convictions about municipal grouting. 

In the spirit of WHAT’S NEXT, a theme for the documentary webcast scheduled for 9/22 with Trenchless Technology - Re-Living 50 Years of Municipal Sewer Grouting and WHAT’S NEXT - I asked Tony Conn what’s next for the City of Naperville, IL?  I’ll simplify and summarize with the following bullet items:

Sep01

Building Chemistry: The Avanti Way

Avanti Staff - September 01, 2016 - Views 1164

Like the elements of our injection grouts, Avanti builds good chemistry with our clientele.

The beauty behind Avanti’s business model is the diversity of the people we serve. The challenge behind Avanti’s business model is the diversity of people we serve. How do we consistently interact with the unique needs and requirements of the municipal grouting community including consulting engineers, municipal authorities, and principals of contracting firms? Short answer: ENGAGE.

Aug25

How to Start-Up a Municipal Grouting Program

Avanti Staff - August 25, 2016 - Views 1402

Guidance Questions Reveal Step-by-Step Answers

Purpose of this article is to provide insight to municipal decision-makers and their consultants on how to initiate, prioritize and fund an injection grouting program. This assumes your interests are aligned with the advantages of grouting: control groundwater infiltration and soil sediments impacting capacity, reduce SSOs and excessive flows to WWTPs, and extend the life cycle of collection system assets before costly structural repairs are required.

Aug24

Lunch & Learn

Avanti Staff - August 24, 2016 - Views 1282

Lunch & Learns: Sixty minutes to refuel the body and revitalize the mind is time well invested for anyone. Engineering firms often leverage this hour to broaden the knowledge of their most important assets, yet Avanti has held learning events for every type of contracting firm, small municipalities and large sewer districts, regulatory agencies, DOTs, utilities, and facility management organizations, as well as our dealer network and supply chain partners. No two presentations are exactly the same - each is custom built to the wants, needs and interests of the host organization. Avanti has presented hundreds of lunch & learns – and a few breakfast sessions - across the United States, with more being scheduled week

Aug19

Listening to the Customer: Survey Says…

Avanti Staff - August 19, 2016 - Views 1176

As a rule, Avanti people do a credible job of listening to our customers. We’re growing in volume, but more importantly, we want to grow in value-to-customer. Are we building a company that reflects the wants & needs of our customers? We asked, listened, and took action—this is what responsible companies do.

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