Grieve Corp., Round Lake, Ill., promoted three members of the management team. P.J. “Pat” Calabrese was named chairman; Doug Grieve was named president; and Frank Calabrese was named vice president, sales. Grieve manufactures ovens, furnaces, sterilizers, incubators and custom conveyorized heat processing equipment.
“BlueCat New Horizons in Data Acquisition Systems” catalog from Omega Engineering Inc., Stamford, Conn., was released and includes 120 “Dilbert” cartoons as well as more than 130 pages describing products for data acquisition systems. The catalog can be requested by visiting www.omega.com.
Rockford, Ill.-based Eclipse Inc. acquired the intellectual assets and brand name of Laidlaw Drew Ltd. Previously headquartered in Livingston, Scotland, Laidlaw Drew was an international supplier of burners and complete combustion systems to the glass, metallurgical and process heating industries. Eclipse intends to incorporate selected Laidlaw Drew products into its catalog, according to Lachlan Perks, president and chief operating officer of Eclipse. The company has laid out a disciplined integration plan to allow it to have selected products and spare parts for Laidlaw Drew equipment available as quickly as possible.
The offices of Raymond Operations of Alstom Power, Air Preheater Co. have moved to 4525 Weaver Parkway, Suite 250, Warrenville, IL 60555. Its toll-free phone remains (877) 661-5509, but its local phone changed to (630) 393-1000 and the fax changed to (630) 393-1001. The web site remains www.airpreheatercompany.com.
Spirax-Sarco Engineering plc named Mark E. Vernon, president and general manager of Blythewood, S.C.-based Spirax Sarco Inc., its U.S. subsidiary, to its board of directors. Vernon will join the Spirax-Sarco Engineering plc board as divisional director on July 1 and will retain his present position as president of Spirax Sarco Inc.
Dalum Papir of Odense, Denmark, awarded an order for a gas infrared drying system to Marsden Inc., Pennsauken, N.J., in cooperation with UMV Drying AB. The system will replace an existing electric infrared system and will be installed following a double-sided coating station. It is due to be commissioned August 2006.
Scottsville, N.Y.-based Ameritherm Inc., an Ambrell company, promoted two staff members. Tom Giglia was promoted to vice president and chief operating officer and has overall responsibility for Ameritherm and its subsidiary, Cheltenham Induction Heating, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England. Skip Thompson was named vice president of engineering and worldwide product development and has global responsibility for research and development at both Ameritherm and Cheltenham Induction Heating.