Mississauga, Ontario-based Quality Management Institute (QMI), a division of CSA Group, audited the quality management system at Spokane, Wash.-based Kim Hotstart Manufacturing and determined that it is in compliance to ISO 9001:2000 with zero nonconformances. Since Kim Hotstart's initial certification in July 2001, the company has undergone five audits by QMI, none of which has resulted in a nonconformance.
St.-Louis-based Watlow named Don Commare as product manager for the company's controller systems platform.
Vulcanium Corp., Northbrook, Ill., appointed Michael Forbes to its sales staff. Forbes handles plating and fastener sales.
Mokon, Buffalo, N.Y., appointed Premier Plastics Systems, Flemington, N.J., as the exclusive representative of Mokon's line of products for the plastics industry in northern New Jersey and southern New York as well as Puerto Rico. Staffed by David Henry, Doug Wachter and Mike Petrie in New Jersey, the representatives can be reached at (908) 707-9907. Fernando Torres will staff the Puerto Rico office and can be reached at (787) 760-4615.
Speedline Technologies Inc., Franklin, Mass., appointed Marc Apell as director of thermal and cleaning products and Dennis O'Neal as director of materials deposition products.
Moore Industries-International Inc., Sepulveda, Calif., a supplier of signal interface instruments, process control and distributed I/O networks, has been accepted by the Control and Information System Integrators Association (CSIA), North Hills, Calif., as an associate member.
NuTemp, Marietta, Ga., sold a cooling system to Serigraph Inc., West Bend, Wis., that consists of a Trane 500-ton water-cooled centrifugal chiller, a Marley 500-ton cooling tower, a chilled water pump and a condenser water pump. Serigraph installed the equipment to improve the quality of their product in its screen printing process plant.
Tempil, an Illinois Tool Works company, has completed ISO 9001:2000 certification for its South Plainfield, N.J. operation. Tempil makes temperature-sensing products, including Tempilstik temperature indicators.
Delta Cooling Towers Inc., Rockaway, N.J., offers packaged cooling systems that may either complement an existing cooling tower line of equipment, or be sold independent of a cooling tower. These package cooling systems can include plate-and-frame heat exchangers, shell-and-tube heat exchangers, closed-circuit evaporative fluid coolers or air-cooled fluid coolers, depending on the application or customer preference.