July 28, 2015
Carylon Corp. founder and CEO Julius L. Hemmelstein passed away on Friday, July 24. He was 93.
Hemmelstein began his venture in the water and wastewater industry in 1949 with a single pickup and a patented rodding machine. He opened National Power Rodding Corp., which was the first of many companies to come. Later, the Carylon Corp. was launched to become the parent company for National Power Rodding and 17 other subsidiaries located nationwide. Hemmelstein was a true visionary and, throughout the years, his companies made significant contributions to the betterment of the wastewater industry. Much of this is evidenced by the many innovative maintenance services that are used in the industry today