Episode in a Tweet: TJ Suiter, president of Hydro Products Corp., is on a mission to protect the health of wastewater workers by keeping sewage in the sewer where it belongs. Listen to learn more!
Summary: In this episode of Industrial Theory, host Kerry Siggins is joined by TJ Suiter, president of Hydro Products Corporation. Listen as they discuss the Vanguard system, a defense system TJ invented to keep dangerous pathogens away from wastewater workers, community citizens, and the environment. TJ shares his experience working with occupational hazards and pathogens beginning as a volunteer in hospice settings, to later testing manholes, maintenance closets, jet trucks and other equipment for the presence of highly infectious material. Kerry and TJ discuss his transition from being a service provider to a product business, as well as generational differences he faces surrounding sanitary knowledge and practices on the job. Plus, TJ details his upbringing and how his parents fostered a strong passion for invention and entrepreneurship.