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Novinium Hires New Talents to Engineering Team

February 2, 2017

Kent-based cable rejuvenation firm continues growth

Kevin Laux, engineering team
Kevin Laux

Novinium, an end-to-end safety and reliability solutions provider for utilities, announced today the hiring of Michael Pines, mechanical engineer and Kevin Laux, field support engineer.

Pine’s role on the design and development team is to strengthen Novinium’s 3D modeling and design capabilities and provide a cutting-edge engineering PDM system. Laux’s role is to provide engineering services to the operational field team and to support the Novinium help desk.

“We are excited about the new talents joining us at Novinium,” said Mark Newton, vice president of research and development for Novinium. “Michael and Kevin are great additions to our engineering team and will enhance Novinium’s capabilities in engineering on and off the field. Their skills are critical as Novinium continues to create new innovations to support and assist utility customers with infrastructure challenges.”

Michael Pines

Pines joins Novinium after working as an engineer focused on military shipbuilding in Newport News, Virginia, and most recently working at a production manufacturing facility in Kent, Washington. He holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering and engineering from the University of South Florida.

Laux joins Novinium after working on an extensive research project investigating the thermal properties of 3D printed metallic.  He holds a Master of Science degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Pittsburgh.

Novinium provides underground cable rehabilitation for more than 300 utility customers across the globe.


About Novinium

Novinium is the only full-service power cable expert that partners with utility companies of all sizes to keep their networks operating at peak performance, using the most advanced, capital-efficient, environmentally friendly methods available. Novinium’s founder and CEO invented the revolutionary technology behind underground cable rejuvenation 30+ years ago, and the company continues to champion ways to keep power flowing to those who depend on it.