Places & Faces (June 2007)
Santa Clara, Calif.-based LumaSense Technologies Inc., a provider of sensing solutions, acquiredMikron Infrared, a manufacturer of infrared noncontact temperature measurement and thermal imaging equipment. Mikron Infrared, Oakland, N.J., is the fourth acquisition LumaSense has made since 2005.
Drew Van Norman, chief engineer at SPX Process Equipment, Delavan, Wis., will take on an additional leadership role in SPX PE’s new product development (NPD) program by facilitating progress for all active NPD projects at the Delavan operation. He also will retain his existing engineering responsibilities for theWaukesha Cherry-Burrell line of pumps and scraped surface heat exchangers. New product development is one of six key strategic focuses for SPX.
Moore Industries-International Inc., North Hills, Calif., promotedNick Mooreto director of strategic planning. Also, Charles Larson, the company’s software development manager, was given the additional title and responsibility for director of technology.
In other company news, Moore Industries released a temperature solutions line card to describe the company’s line of temperature sensors, transmitters, assembles, and precision monitoring solutions. A PDF copy can be downloaded at www..miinet.com/temperature.
Mikaël Le Guernjoined theEurotherm’s U.S. sales and marketing team as product marketing manager for power products. Based at the company’s U.S. headquarters in Leesburg, Va., Le Guern is responsible for the promotion and sales of power products in the Americas and the Continental product line on a global basis.
Stella Reeveshas joined the sales staff ofVulcanium Corp., Northbrook, Ill. She has a background in chemical troubleshooting and electroplating and will work with the company’s anodizing and plating product lines.
Pat Tillischwas appointed president and general manager of the U.S. based operations ofSpirax Sarco Inc., Blythewood, S.C. Tillisch joined Spirax Sarco in 1986 and has spent 21 years cultivating managerial experience and expertise regarding steam industry customers and markets.
Denso Sales California, Long Beach, Calif., made three staffing changes.John Doranwas promoted to senior manager, from manager, and is responsible for the heat management and customer service departments.Gene Starkwas promoted to senior manager, from manager, and is responsible for the technical services, engineering, navigation services and East Coast service departments. Also,Ruth Canlobowas promoted to senior manager, finance and accounting.
Steve Enes, global supply chain and manufacturing manager atAmeritherm Inc., Scottsville, N.Y., has been given the responsibility of managing the entire Ambrell supply chain and assembly processes both in the United States and United Kingdom.
Eriko Sakuraiwas named global industry executive director for the Midland, Mich.-basedDow CorningExpertise-Based Industry Group, which comprises Molykote brand lubricants, Dow Corning brand industrial maintenance sealants, and Dow Corning and Silastic brand mold making products.