THANK YOU TO OUR CONFIRMED 2022 SPONSORS

TITLE SPONSOR: INDIANA 811

Our mission is to lead Indiana in promoting safety and preventing damage to underground facilities by providing excellent coordination and notification services at a reasonable cost. Indiana811.org

 

SCHOLARSHIP SPONSOR: INDIANA UTILITY REGULATORY COMMISSION (IURC)

The Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission (IURC) is a fact-finding body that hears evidence in cases filed before it and makes decisions based on the evidence presented in those cases. An advocate of neither the public nor the utilities, the IURC is required by state statute to make decisions that balance the interests of all parties to ensure the utilities provide adequate and reliable service at reasonable prices. In.gov/iurc

 

APP SPONSOR: NIPSCO

Northern Indiana Public Service Company (NIPSCO), with headquarters in Merrillville, Ind., has proudly served the energy needs of northern Indiana for more than 100 years. As Indiana’s largest natural gas distribution company and the state’s second-largest electric distribution company, NIPSCO serves approximately 846,000 natural gas and 479,000 electric customers across 32 counties. NIPSCO is making a balanced, gradual transition to retire coal-generating units and replace them with lower-cost, cleaner energy sources – a plan we call Your Energy, Your Future. NIPSCO is part of NiSource’s (NYSE: NI) six regulated utility companies. NiSource is one of the largest fully regulated utility companies in the United States, serving approximately 4 million natural gas customers and 500,000 electric customers through its local Columbia Gas and NIPSCO brands. www.nipsco.com

 

AUDIOVISUAL SPONSOR: METRONET

Metronet is the nation’s largest, independently-owned, 100 percent fiber-optic provider of internet, television, and telephone services. Metronet started in 2005 with one fiber-optic network in Greencastle, Indiana, and has since grown to serving and constructing networks in more than 120 communities across Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, Florida, North Carolina, Virginia, Texas, Wisconsin, and Missouri. www.metronet.com

 

TRAINING SESSIONS SPONSOR: ON THE SPOT UTILITY RESOURCES, LLC

On the Spot proudly operates as a leading Women Business Enterprise in the utility locating industry. Our team’s combined experience positions us as one of the leaders in damage prevention in the Midwest. Through our locating services, we’re committed to protecting infrastructure and assets. Our work across industries has helped cities transform skylines and entrepreneurs break ground on future-shaping business ventures. www.otsutilities.com

 

ATTENDEE MATIERALS SPONSOR: PARADIGM

Paradigm is the most trusted compliance service provider by the pipeline industry for over 20 years. With public safety as our foundation, we coordinate with pipeline operators, damage prevention specialists, emergency officials and excavators all over the nation to ensure that all parties are well informed and prepared for any situation. With a wide range of compliance services, Paradigm is the best equipped for your regulatory needs. www.pdigm.com

 

GOLD SPONSOR: BADGER DAYLIGHTING

Badger Daylighting is the industry leader in non-destructive hydro excavation services. Selling the Badger Way means relentlessly focusing on our customers needs by providing tailored solutions which are always safe and add value throughout the sales and service delivery process. www.badgerinc.com

 

GOLD SPONSOR: COUNTRYMARK REFINING AND LOGISTICS, LLC

Country Mark is an American-owned oil exploration, production, refining and marketing company. The company’s oil exploration and production efforts are located in Indiana, Illinois, Kansas and Texas. The company refinery is located in southwestern Indiana and a 238-mile private pipeline carries finished fuels economically and safely from the refinery to privately owned fuel terminals located along the pipeline route. From these terminals, local cooperatives load Country Mark proprietary fuels that are delivered to farms, fleets and families in Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Ohio and Kentucky. www.countrymark.com

 

GOLD SPONSOR: GRIDHAWK

GridHawk is the premier provider for utility services specializing in Facility Location, Advanced Locating, and Watch & Protest. At GridHawk LLC it is our mission to provide the highest quality service, while developing meaningful relationships with our clients to ensure the safety of the surrounding communities we serve to protect. Above and beyond! www.gridhawk.com

 

GOLD SPONSOR: SAMCO UTILITY/PRIVATE LINE LOCATING

SAMCO provides high quality and on time utility locates for both contract and private locating. SAMCO is continuing to grow the private locating side of the business and is providing cross bore mitigation with sewer lateral launch cctv inspections. www.samcoprivatelocates.com

 

DOOR PRIZE RECEPTION: BOSS SOLUTIONS

BOSS Solutions specializes in ticket management for the damage prevention industry. BOSS811 is a cloud-based One Call ticket management software that provides powerful routing, facility mapping, sketching tools, customizable dashboards, positive response, manifest capabilities and extensive reporting enabling increased efficiency, reduces cost and improves compliance. With our mobile apps, BOSS811 provides your team with full-scale utility locate capabilities in the field. For more information, visit www.boss811.com.

 

CLAY PIGEON SPONSOR: US HYDROVAC

US Hydrovac Inc. is an underground utility services firm specializing in hydro excavation, jetting and camera inspection. www.ushydrovac.com

 

SILVERS SPONSOR: INDIANA NATURAL GAS

Indiana Natural Gas is the local gas company for many communities in Southern Indiana, with offices in Paoli and Nashville. We are proud to provide natural gas service in French Lick, West Baden Springs and many other great towns in our service territories. www.indiananatural.com

 

SILVER SPONSOR: MIDWESTERN ENGINEERS, INC.

Midwestern Engineers, Inc. is a full-service civil engineering and consulting firm specializing in the design of water, wastewater and storm water systems. Midwestern also offers safety training, building design and electrical/mechanical engineering. www.midwesterneng.com

 

SILVER SPONSOR: MIDWEST NATURAL GAS

Midwest Natural Gas is the local gas company for many communities in southern Indiana, including Scottsburg and Bloomfield where we have regional offices. We are headquartered in Washington, Indiana. www.midwestnaturalgas.com

 

SILVER SPONSOR: NORTHERN LIGHTS LOCATING AND INSPECTION, INC.

Northern Lights Locating and Inspection, Inc. specializes in cross bore prevention, public and private locating. We also provide gas leak and fault detection, hydro vacuum services and watchdog applications. www.nolservices.com 

 

SILVER SPONSOR: SOUTHERN CROSS

With over 75 years of experience, Southern Cross continues to provide reliable field services for our partners in all utilities: gas, electric, water, and energy. From advanced damage prevention services including underground utility locate, high risk excavation site inspections, utility location GPD, meter services, smart grid and leak survey, our data driven approach makes each project a success. www.southerncrossinc.com

 

SILVER SPONSOR: UTILIQUEST LLC

UtiliQuest is a reliable provider of damage prevention and infrastructure-related services across the United States. We take pride in our ability to adhere to industry standard benchmarks focused on accuracy and on time performance. The combination of advanced technology and skilled technicians’ drives our locate accuracy and reliability. We take an active approach identifying and implementing the latest technologies to protect underground infrastructure. Several key solutions enable UtiliQuest to process thousands of safe and accurate locates each day; making UtiliQuest a premier provider of professional facility locating services. www.utiliquest.com

 

SILVER SPONSOR: WESSLER ENGINEERING

We are water resource experts committed to helping leaders make sure their water is safe, managed and future-proof. Wessler Engineering is a civil and environmental engineering firm specializing in wastewater, drinking water and stormwater projects providing services ranging from master planning and design to construction administration and asset management plans. Founded in 1975 and based in Indianapolis, Indiana, we have offices in Carmel, Evansville, Hobart, Fort Wayne, and West Lafayette, Indiana and Bluffton, Ohio. www.wesslerengineering.com