13 WorldWide Drilling Resource ® OCTOBER 2020 WHO’S IN THE NEWS Send your Who’s in the News to: Bonnie@ worldwidedrillingresource.com Michigan Ground Water Association Congratulations to John Schmitt for being presented with the Michigan Ground Water Association Honorary Member Award! Well deserved, John. The association also announced the following 2020 awards: Groundwater Drilling Professional of the Year - Jim Welser Distinguished Service Award - Fuller Supply and Employees Distinguished Business Award - Adams Well Drilling Legislative Appreciation Award - Senator Rick Outman BAUER Group Tobias Bangerter is joining the management board for BAUER Resources GmbH as a new mem- ber, replacing Peter Hingott. At the same time, Dr. Roman Breuer will take over as chairman of the man- agement board. "We are thrilled to secure Tobias Bangerter, an established expert in the construction sector and interna- tional business, for Bauer Resources," said Dr. Breuer. Tobias is grateful for the confi- dence placed in him and is excited for the future. "I look forward to meeting the whole team and working togeth- er to actively shape the future," he stated. New Manufacturing Plant Based out of West Virginia and established in 1984, Flying W Plastics is a USA-based manufacturer of polyethylene pipe products for water, gas, oil, sewer, geothermal, and conduit applications. Research indicated expansion into the southern markets would give the company the ability to better serve the eastern half of the United States, and Jacksonville, Florida, was the best fit. The plant will bring about 45 new jobs to the area. Along with the West Virginia branch, the company is now poised to provide customers throughout North America with even better service through cost-efficient shipping and logistics support. Send your Breaking News announcements to firstname.lastname@example.org Breaking News Look for additional announcements from the National Drilling Association, and Danos, by clicking this box in our online issue: worldwidedrillingresource.com Tobias Bangerter and Dr. Roman Breuer. WWDR photo of John Schmitt.