Places & Faces (March 2009)
Established in France since 1975, Elmethermhas a strong reputation in Western Europe as a manufacturer of turn-key equipment such as industrial ovens and specialty machines. The company has capitalized on that reputation by opening a U.S. sales office in East Troy, Wis. Co-located with Wisconsin Oven, Elmetherm will offer continuous and batch ovens up to 1,140°F; hot-air, infrared and microwave heating systems; and equipment for VOC abatement.
Kevin NesbittjoinedPro-Environmental Inc., Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., as southern regional manager, covering Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Oklahoma, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Texas. Nesbitt is based in North Carolina and can be contacted at email@example.com.
Solex Thermal Sciencehas moved to 100, 3595-114th Ave., S.E., Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The phone and fax numbers remain the same.
Parker Boiler, Commerce, Calif., was given an “Excellence in Exhibiting Award” for its 9.5 hp cutaway boiler displayed at the Biennial Engineered Plumbing Expositionin Long Beach last year.
Combustion equipment, instrumentation and controls for industry are among the more than 20,000 products included on www.combustiondepot.com, an online industrial heat-processing-equipment superstore. According toCombustion Depot, the web site eliminates the need for processors to request quotes from multiple suppliers and perform price-comparative shopping. The web site includes an affiliate program that allows OEMs to link to the site and earn commission on referred visits leading to sales.
Colmac Coil Manufacturing, Colville, Wash., promotedJeremy Olberdingto sales manager. He will supervise factory sales personnel and oversee the company’s heat transfer, industrial refrigeration and heat pump water heater product groups.
Esco Tool, a manufacturer of welding end prep tools, saws and other specialty tools for the power generation, pulp and paper, and metalworking industries, has refurbished and moved into a 60,000 ft2facility at 75 October Hill Rd., Holliston, Mass. 01746.
Pfeiffer Vacuum, Nasua, N.H., released its “Vacuum Technology Book,” an 800-page catalog covering the company’s range of vacuum technology. The company’s equipment includes systems for generating, controlling and measuring vacuum as well as accessories and components. The reference guide also includes a 150-page vacuum technology reference section. An electronic version of the catalog is available at www.pfeiffer-vacuum.com.
“Energy Savings in Compressed Air Systems” is the focus of a no-cost guide fromKaeser Compressors, Fredericksburg, Va. The free resource explains the various factors that impact compressed air system performance and outlines steps to increase the efficiency of existing systems. The company also released a 20-page catalog describing its Omega rotary-lobe blowers and blower packages from 3 to 300 hp and flows up to 5,350 cfm. To receive either publication, visit www.kaeser.com.