Places & Faces (January 2004)
National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), Quincy, Mass., appointed Franklin Switzer Jr., president of S-afe Inc., Muncie, Ind., to three seats on technical committees for the NFPA 85, Boilers and Combustion System Hazards Code. The committee's areas of concern include single-burner and multiburner boilers as well as the fundamentals of combustion system hazards. Switzer formerly was an alternate on the NFPA 86 Ovens and Furnaces Technical Committee and has more than 13 years of combustion experience and more than 26 years in natural gas-related businesses. S-afe Inc. is an industrial combustion consulting firm specializing in the safety of combustion equipment, codes and standards, and accident investigations.
Kromschroder Inc., Hudson, Ohio, and Fireye Inc., Derry, N.H., have finalized a sales agreement under which Fireye will market a range of products, which includes air and gas pressure switches, general-purpose gas solenoid valves, valve-proving systems and pressure regulators for gaseous fuel.
ITT Industries, Cannon Div., Santa Ana, Calif., appointed David Bland as vice president and controller.
Mokon, Buffalo, N.Y., appointed two new sales representatives: Precision Plastics Equipment, Kansas City, Mo., and Process 1 Inc., Lake Zurich, Ill.
Southfield, Mich.-based Maxitrol Co. promoted Kenneth D. Fox to vice president of sales and appointed John McHale to the newly created position of vice president of wholesale distribution and utilities.
David Freeman was appointed CEO at Lydall Inc., Manchester, Conn., and Christopher R. Skomorowski assumed the position of COO, reporting to Freeman.
Hauck Manufacturing Co., Lebanon, Pa., offers Professional Version 3.0 of its e-Solutions for Combustion software on its site, www.hauckburner.com.
Control Products Inc., Minneapolis, maker of electronic control solutions for a range of industries, including food processing, named Paul Carlson vice president of operations.
Comdel Inc., Gloucester, Mass., a manufacturer of reliable radio frequency and DC power supplies, achieved ISO 9001:2000 certification. The certificate of registration was administered by the National Standards Authority of Ireland, Dublin, and covers the design, manufacture and support of the company's power delivery systems.
In other Comdel news, to better support the growing semiconductor manufacturing market in Taiwan, the company selected FairTech Corp., Hsin-Chu, Taiwan, as its sales and service representative in Taiwan.