Mikron Infrared, SPX Process Equipment and Moore Industries-International Inc. are among the companies making news this month.
Santa Clara, Calif.-based LumaSense Technologies Inc.,
a provider of sensing solutions, acquired Mikron 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 the Waukesha 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., promoted Nick Moore to director of
strategic planning. Also, Charles Larson, the company’s software development
manager, was given the additional title and responsibility for director of
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
Mikaël Le Guern joined the Eurotherm’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 Reeves has joined the sales
staff of Vulcanium
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 Tillisch was appointed president
and general manager of the U.S. based operations of Spirax 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 Doran was promoted to senior
manager, from manager, and is responsible for the heat management and customer
service departments. Gene Stark was promoted to senior
manager, from manager, and is responsible for the technical services,
engineering, navigation services and East Coast service departments. Also, Ruth Canlobo
was promoted to senior manager, finance and accounting.
Steve Enes, global supply chain
and manufacturing manager at Ameritherm 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 Sakurai was named global
industry executive director for the Midland, Mich.-based Dow Corning
Expertise-Based Industry Group, which comprises Molykote brand lubricants, Dow
Corning brand industrial maintenance sealants, and Dow Corning and Silastic
brand mold making products.
Places & Faces (June 2007)
June 8, 2007