Thermal Product Solutions moved its company offices and manufacturing facility from Williamsport, Pa., to a new 108,000 ft2 building equipped with state-of-the-art production equipment in New Columbia, Pa. The mailing address of the new facility is PO Box 150, White Deer, PA 17887-0150. The phone number is (570) 538-7200 and the fax number is (570) 538-7380.
Winchester, Mass.-based Gefran Inc., a manufacturer of sensors and components for machine automation and process control, has hired Bart Polizotto as automation sales manager for North America. Polizotto will manage sales of Gefran's products within the plastics industry. Polizotto joins Gefran from Eurotherm/Barber-Colman, Leesburg, Va.
Lydall Industrial Thermal Solutions Inc., Manchester, Conn., makers of Affinity brand chillers, signed a distributor agreement with Solid State Cooling Systems, Pleasant Valley, N.Y. The agreement covers Model TR1200 and a cooperative development agreement for the Thermorack 3500. It allows Lydall to market Solid State's thermal electric chillers along with Lydall's refrigerated chillers and non-refrigerated heat exchangers to provide customers with a range of cooling choices.
Ashland, Mass.-based Fenwal Controls, a manufacturer of automatic gas ignition and temperature controls for OEMs, revamped www.fenwalcontrols.com to include more technical information and product selection guides, as well as historical information and details about the development of Thermoswitch, the company's pilot product developed in the 1920s. The site also provides information about Fenwal's applications laboratory.
Proton Energy Systems Inc., a subsidiary of Distributed Energy Systems Corp. and manufacturer of Hogen on-site hydrogen generation systems, appointed Kyle Cook Southeast regional sales manager of the Wallingford, Conn.-based company. Based in Houston, Cook is responsible for sales of Proton's hydrogen generators from Texas and Oklahoma, east to Florida and as far north as North Carolina. He will focus on four major industrial applications: power plant generator cooling, materials processing (heat treating, annealing, brazing, sintering and powder metallurgy), semiconductor manufacturing and laboratory hydrogen.
Onset Computer Corp., Bourne, Mass., a supplier of battery-powered dataloggers, named Gregg Daly director of sales.
ABB, Warminster, Pa., appointed Robert N. (Bob) Hausler vice-president marketing and strategic planning for instrumentation in its Automation Products Division. Hausler will focus on top-line growth, portfolio management and strategic planning.