THANK YOU TO OUR 2024 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

 

DAMAGE PREVENTION TRAINING SESSIONS SPONSOR & OPENING BREAKFAST SPONSOR: CITIZENS ENERGY GROUP

In 1887, Indianapolis civic leaders came up with the idea of operating a natural gas company as a Public Charitable Trust, solely for the benefit of customers and the community. Today, this Trust lives on as Citizens Energy Group, a broad-based utility service company, providing natural gas, thermal energy, water, and wastewater services to about 900,000 people and thousands of businesses in the Indianapolis area. At Citizens, our vision is to enhance the well-being of our customers, communities, and employees by providing unparalleled service now and for generations to come. www.citizensenergygroup.com

 

PLATINUM & FEATURED SPEAKER SPONSOR: CENTERPOINT ENERGY

CenterPoint Energy, Inc., headquartered in Houston, Texas, is a domestic energy delivery company that includes electric transmission & distribution, natural gas distribution and energy services operations. With more than 8,900 employees, CenterPoint Energy and its predecessor companies have been in business for more than 140 years. www.centerpointenergy.com

 

PLATINUM 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.nllocating.com

 

WELCOME RECEPTION SPONSOR: USIC

USIC is North America’s leader in underground utility damage prevention, performing over 80 million utility locates each year throughout the U.S. and in Canada. Additionally, the company provides a range of advanced utility services and solutions. With an unwavering commitment to safety, quality, and efficiency, USIC is dedicated to protecting infrastructure and communities and provide unmatched value for its customers. www.usicllc.com

 

ATTENDEE MATERIALS 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: AES Indiana

AES Indiana, an AES Company, provides retail electric service to more than 500,000 residential, commercial, and industrial customers in Indianapolis, as well as portions of other Central Indiana communities surrounding Marion County. During its long history, AES Indiana has supplied its customers with some of the lowest-cost, most reliable power in the country. For more information about how AES Indiana is accelerating the future of energy, visit aesindiana.com.

 

GOLD SPONSOR: BADGER INFRASTRUCTURE SOLUTIONS

Badger Infrastructure Solutions is the industry leader in non-destructive hydro excavation. 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 services delivery process. www.badgerinc.com

 

GOLD SPONSOR: BP PIPELINES, NA

BP Pipelines (North America) INc. moves and delivers the energy that helps serve both the Midwest and Pacific Northwest regions. BP Pipelines (NA) manages more than 3,200 miles of pipelines. It also has ownership stake inclose to 1,500 miles of additional pipelines. The business currently maintains 70 above-ground storage tanks with a combined capacity of about 5.3 million barrels. For more information please contact us at bp.com

 

GOLD SPONSOR: CASE CONSTRUCTION, INC.

CASE Construction, Inc. is a full-service site development construction company providing site excavation, building and site concrete, and asphalt paving service for central and southern Indiana. We specialize in the repair of sidewalk and roadway paving disturbed by the installation and repairs of underground utilities. www.caseconstruction.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: FLUID WASTE SERVICES, INC.

For 35 years, Fluid Waste Services has worked to set the standard for professionalism, quality, and integrity in the utility maintenance industry. FWS is a women-owned business with a field crew of experts who combine over 350 years of experience in our industry. FWS specializes in hydro excavation, jet/vac pipeline cleaning, CCTV, and a number of other services. www.fluidwaste.com

 

GOLD SPONSOR: Irth

Irths’ market-leading SaaS platform improves resilience and reduces risk in the sustainable delivery of essential services that millions of people and businesses rely on daily. Powered by business intelligence, analytics and geospatial data, our platform helps deliver the 360-degree situational awareness needed to proactively mitigate and manage risk of critical network infrastructure in a changing environment. www.irthsolutions.com

 

GOLD SPONSOR: MARATHON PIPE LINE LLC

Marathon Pipe Line LLC (MPL) operates underground pipelines that transport crude oil, petroleum products and natural gas to and from terminals, refineries and other pipelines across the nation. Movement of these liquids and gas through pipelines is the safest method of transporting energy. MPL is committed to building and maintaining strong relationships with all of our stakeholders. www.marathonpipeline.com 

 

GOLD SPONSOR: SAMCO UTILITY/PRIVATE LINE LOCATING

SAMCO is celebrating 35 years of business in 2024. Specializing in providing public and private Underground Utility Location along with Sewer Lateral CCTV and Inspection services in the greater Central Indiana area. We pride ourselves in Damage Prevention by providing accurate and on-time locates for all our customers. www.samcoprivatelocates.com

 

GOLD SPONSOR: UTILOCATE

Utilocate is a complete 811/one call ticket management software that includes auto-emailing, auto-faxing, positive response, office clears, full documentation, sketching, map corrections, image management, integrated text notification system, AI suggestions, mapping and an integrated app for mobile users. We continue to develop Utilocate and improve the user experience so that you can record locates and manage them with ease. www.utilocate.com

 

DOOR PRIZE RECEPTION: BOSS811

BOSS811 is a leading One Call Locate Ticket Management solution for damage prevention, trusted by Energy, Utility and Telecom companies across the country. This advanced SaaS platform from BOSS Solutions is built on cutting edge technology and empowers you with business intelligence and analytics to efficiently handle 811 tickets, mitigate risk and ensure compliance backed by  premier US-based support . Learn more www.boss811.com

 

GOLF SPONSOR: DUKE ENERGY INDIANA

Duke Energy Indiana, a subsidiary of Duke Energy, provides about 6,800 megawatts of owned electric capacity to approximately 900,000 customers in a 23,000-square-mile service area, making it Indiana’s largest electric supplier. www.duke-energy.com

 

WEDNESDAY LUNCH SPONSOR: MILLER PIPELINE

Miller Pipeline has been a leader in sustainably maintaining and building America’s infrastructure since 1953 and provides a comprehensive range of pipeline contracting and rehabilitation services for natural gas, electric, liquids, water and wastewater pipelines. www.millerpipeline.com

 

SILVER SPONSOR: 502 EQUIPMENT

502 Equipment offers a range of exceptional equipment: from GapVax and PipeHunter sewer cleaners and hydro excavators to Aries pipeline inspection and rehabilitation equipment. Find the critical tools you need for pipe cleaning, pipe rehab and hydro excavation. We distribute durable, high-performing brands, including Warthog sewer nozzles and tools. Additionally, we supply a suite of HydraFlex products, featuring the powerful Ripsaw nozzle.www.502equipment.com

 

SILVER SPONSOR: C&S SOLUTIONS INC

With over 25 years of experience in selling, training and service in the utility locating inspection cameras industry, C&S Solutions is your full service distributor. We are your partner in knowing what’s in the ground before you dig. www.locatorguys.com

 

SILVER 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

 

SILVER 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: KORTERRA

KorTerra is the leading provider of damage prevention software, protecting billions of dollars in underground infrastructure. For over 30 years, stakeholders in gas distribution, pipeline operation, telecommunications, electric distribution, contract locating, and local and state governments have trusted KorTerra to provide a reliable and powerful technology platform that enables efficiency and actionable insights for our clients backed by expert, highly responsive support. www.korterra.com

 

SILVER SPONSOR: MIDWESTERN ENGINEERS, INC.

Established in 1959, Midwestern Engineers, Inc. is a multi-discipline civil engineering and consulting firm with full-service offices in Loogootee, Santa Claus, and Indianapolis. With core competencies in the water, wastewater, stormwater and electrical/mechanical disciplines, we routinely assist municipalities and regional utilities across the Hoosier State.  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: OHIO VALLEY GAS

Ohio Valley Gas Corporation was established in 1943 in Tell City, Ind., and has grown, via several acquisitions of existing utilities and numerous pipeline extensions, to serve 29,000 customers across 17 counties in Indiana and Ohio with both distribution and transmission gas systems. Ohio Valley GasCorporation is an investor-owned public utility. www.ovgc.com

 

SILVER SPONSOR: US HYDROVAC INC

US Hydrovac Inc. is a trusted and innovated provider of comprehensive underground utility and and pipeline services. Our mission is to ensure the safety, integrity, and efficiency of critical infrastructure for our valued clients. With a team of industry specialists, state-of-the-art equipment, and a commitment to excellence, US Hydrovac Inc. has earned a reputation for delivering exceptional services. www.ushydrovac.com

 

SILVER SPONSOR: VERMEER MIDWEST

Vermeer Midwest is a leading provider of Vermeer Utility, Environmental, and Recycling + Forestry equipment across Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, and Missouri. The company offers a wide range of new and used equipment, parts, and service dedicated to customer service. With 12 locations, Vermeer Midwest ensures accessibility and support while keeping the customer experience at the forefront of their business. www.vermeermidwest.com