Grieve Corp.Round Lake, Ill., has expanded www.grievecorp.com, on which the company demonstrates its capabilities in the design, manufacture and delivery of standard as well as custom heat processing equipment and systems.

Grieve Corp., Round Lake, Ill., has expanded www.grievecorp.com, on which the company demonstrates its capabilities in the design, manufacture and delivery of standard as well as custom heat processing equipment and systems.

Birk Manufacturing Inc. has expanded its facility in East Lyme, Conn. A grand opening/ribbon-cutting ceremony and luncheon is planned for November. The addition will more than double the facility’s floor space. Birk also has received ISO 9001:2000 certification for design and manufacture of flexible heating elements and thermal systems.

Pennsauken, N.J.- based Marsden Inc. has promoted Holger Reissman to sales manager. Reissmann has been with the company for more than nine years, most recently as regional accounts manager. Marsden Inc. develops and manufactures gas infrared drying systems for paper, converting, paint finishing, textile, flooring and other industrial applications.

Valley Converting has awarded an order for a gas infrared coating drying system to Marsden. The system will provide the Toronto, Ohio-based company with drying capacity for an in-line coating application. The system is due to be commissioned March 2007.

Rick Piacenza
Director of Sales, Vulcanium Corp.
Vulcanium Corp., Northbrook, Ill., has named Rick Piacenza its director of sales. Managing and targeting sales efforts for both anodizing and plating systems, Piacenza will direct inside and outside sales staff.

EFD Solder Paste Group, Lincoln, R.I., and Leister Technologies LLC, Sarnen, Switzerland, have signed a worldwide marketing agreement for a tabletop automated solder paste reflow system. The EFD/Leister soldering system combines EFD’s auger valve, Ultra TT tabletop dispensing robot, and solder paste with Leister’s renowned Novolas diode laser.

Extech Instruments, Waltham, Mass., released a catalog celebrating 35 years of the “Extech Advantage.” The 128-page “General Catalog 35” highlights more than 50 new product offerings, including multimeters, clamp-on meters, and meters to test temperature, airflow, humidity and water quality. To request a copy, call (781) 890-7440, ext. 220, or email sales@extech.com.

Laura Prattico
Marketing Manager, Eraser Co. Inc.
Eraser Co. Inc., Syracuse, N.Y., a manufacturer of wire, cable and tube processing equipment, has named Laura Prattico as marketing manager. Prattico will be responsible for the implementation of marketing initiatives promoting Eraser products both domestically and abroad.

Austin, Texas-based Emerson Process Management will offer courses on the company’s smart safety instrumented systems (SIS) with online training at www.emersonprocess.com/education. The safety engineering courses provide in-depth information on SIS design, implementation and service for professionals who are participating in an SIS project in either a primary or a supporting role.

Orion, Mich.-based Applied Manufacturing Technologies Inc. (AMT), a supplier of factory automation design, engineering and process consulting services, appointed Joseph Campbell as COO for the company’s worldwide operations. Campbell’s responsibilities will include engineering, sales, marketing and technical operations.

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