AWWA | ACE 2023

The Exhibit Hall at ACE is a main attraction for attendees. It’s the place where new products and innovations are showcased and where colleagues in the water industry make meaningful connections. The excitement and energy inside the ACE Exhibit Hall makes a lasting impression.

ACE23 sessions & exposition will take place in the Enercare Centre and Beanfield Centre (Exhibition Place Complex), 100 Princes' Blvd, Toronto, ON M6K 3C3, Canada.

The ACE Exhibit Hall features the best water products and services in the industry. From pipes to valves, meters to hydrants, engineering services to tank-related companies, membrane filtration systems to laboratory equipment, security to wastewater—if it relates to water it’s there!

GF Piping Systems returns to AWWA/ACE23 to feature its latest piping systems, fittings, valves, and process automation equipment. We are very excited to provide live demonstrations and exhibit how our solutions can help with your applications.

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Booth #531 Highlights

Visit our booth #531, to learn more about our latest innovations and watch us showcase products that help bring your water in balance, like NeoFlow pressure regulating valve, our end-to-end Process Automation systems, MULTI/JOINT® 3000 Plus, and more.

Plus, enjoy drinks on us!

Join us for complimentary Brews + Bites and make sure to RSVP. 

  • Where: The Distillery District Loft, 18 Tank House Lane
  • When: Monday, June 12, 2023 from 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

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Meet the Experts

Our dedicated water treatment specialists have decades of experience supporting customers. From planning to commissioning, they will be there for every step of the change. Meet them right here and make sure you chat with them at the show:

Brian LaBelle, Process Automation Specialist

Brian LaBelle has been providing conveyance, measurement and control solutions in the municipal and industrial markets for 25 years with GF. Analytical instrumentation in water treatment applications is a particular specialty. He is Vice-Chair of the AWWA Standards Committee for Online Monitoring, served two terms as Director-at-Large for the Measurement Control and Automation Association, and recently joined the newly formed GF Process Automation sales team.

Jim Jones, Business Development Director

Jim Jones has over 40 years in the waterworks industry working with pipe/fitting/joint restraint manufacturers developing new products for the industry. He currently has 15 patents on restraining gaskets and/or integral restraint fittings. Jim has served on the main committee of AWWA for 20 years, and is an active member of ASTM.

Andy Carr, Area Sales Manager

Andy Carr is the Water Utilities Segment Manager for GF Piping Systems and has over 25 years of experience in the waterworks market. His focus is to provide end users and influencers with sustainable solutions that will help them maximize the performance of their water system and minimize non-revenue water losses.

Glen Steele, Market Segment Manager, Mechanical Couplings

Glen Steele is the Market Segment Manager for Mechanical Couplings at GF Piping Systems Canada, and for the last 10 years has been focused on the waterworks market. He enjoys working and supporting clients to help find the best quality, longest lasting, flexible restraint pipe connection solutions for their difficult water & wastewater applications. Glen has over 25 years of experience working with piping systems.

Carl Vreugde, National Sales Director

Carl Vreugde is the National Sales Director at GF Urecon. With 24 years of experience in the municipal sector, Carl runs the Canadian sales team focusing on pre-insulated piping and heat trace systems for freeze prevention solutions of water and waste distribution. Based out of the Toronto area.

Brad Johnson, Senior Business Development Manager (HDPE)

Brad Johnson is the Senior Business Development Manager for HDPE at Georg Fischer Piping Systems LLC. He has 28 years of experience with HDPE in Municipal and Industrial applications. With a solution oriented approach, he supports customers and consults on infrastructure projects with a focus on repairing and replacing our aging water and sewer systems with corrosion-free piping technologies.

Featured Products

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Process Automation

We are your experienced process automation partner with a full portfolio of measurement, control, and actuation products which are easy to install and use and have local support through all project phases.

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MULTI/JOINT® 3000 Plus

The MULTI/JOINT® 3000 Plus system easily connects pipes from distribution and transport grids made of a wide variety of materials with a wide range of outside diameters.

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HDPE Systems

The combination of pipe, fittings, saddles, valves, and advanced fusion technologies are an ideal fit for a variety of Municipal and Industrial applications.

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Pre-insulated Pipe

Pre-Insulated pipe is used to reduce heat loss and prevent freezing on both buried and above ground municipal water distribution applications – with or without integral heat tracing.

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