Ascon Corp., Batavia, Ill., named Davide Bugatti its North American technical services manager. Formerly in the aftersales service department at Ascon S.p.A., Milan, Italy, Bugatti joined Ascon in 2001 as a field applications engineer.

Colville, Wash.-based Colmac has promoted W.C. “Cam” Buffington to president and chief operating officer of Colmac Industries Inc. He replaces Scott McMillan, who will remain as CEO and chairman, a position he has held since the retirement of his father, Roger McMillan, in 2005. Buffington is the first president of Colmac Industries other than a McMillan since Jerry McMillan founded the company in 1957.

Harry Steltmann was named vice chairman of Eclipse Inc., Rockford, Ill., following 17 years of successful management leadership at the company, serving most recently as president and chief operating officer. Lachlan Perks succeeds Steltmann as president and chief operating officer. Perks has more than 25 years of service with the organization in various leadership roles, including engineering, marketing and most recently as senior vice president and general manager of Americas and Asia.

J.W. Guanci, general manager of Woodstock, Ill.-based Precision Quincy Corp., has promoted Mike Boczewski to plant superintendent. Boczewski will handle production scheduling, tracking and shipping for both the industrial oven and equipment shelter divisions.

A manufacturer of temperature and process control solutions, Zytron Control Products Inc., Trenton, N.J., has signed an agreement with Toho Electronics Inc., Kanagawa, Japan, for exclusive U.S. sales and distribution rights to a new line of Toho digital panel-mount control products. Toho's family of standard DIN controls complements Zytron's product line and will offer customers more control options.

MSP Technology, Centerport, N.Y., a manufacturer of dehumidification and heat-recovery technology, has entered into a license agreement with Desert Aire Corp., Milwaukee, Wis., that allows Desert Aire to manufacture and market MSP's dehumidifying coils and heat exchangers.

Flexaust Co. Inc., Warsaw, Ind., a manufacturer of flexible hose and ducting, has hired Michael J. O'Brien as national sales manager. PH