Places & Faces (August 2007)
Gennaro A. D’Alterio was named general manager of Met-Pro Corp.’s Dean Pump, Fybroc andSethcobusiness units. D’Alterio joined the company in March 1994 and has served as sales and marketing manager for the Dean and Fybroc product lines since April 2002. He will operate from the company’s Fybroc and Sethco manufacturing facility located in Telford, Pa. The business units manufacture horizontal, vertical and in-tank centrifugal pumps that handle high temperature, corrosive and abrasive liquids.
DWM & Associates Inc., North Brunswick, N.J., a supplier of RTD temperature sensors, namedMichael Mardersales and marketing manager, responsible for sales administration as well as new customer and market development.
The headquarters ofAlstom Power Inc., Air Preheater Co., in Wellsville, N.Y., is being expanded. The company plans to add 44,000 ft2of manufacturing floor space at its Andover Road facility. The company attributes the need for expansion to increased orders for itsBartlett-Snowthermal processing systems, Raymond size-reduction and classification technologies, andLjungstrom air heaters.
U.S. Water Services, Plymouth, Minn., celebrated the grand opening of a 31,000 ft2warehouse expansion at its headquarters in Cambridge, Minn. This is the third expansion in 10 years, as the company continues to house its main production facility in Cambridge’s Southeast Industrial Park.
Cleveland-basedACE Equipment Co.launched a revamped web site at www.armaturecoil.com. The site illustrates the company’s industrial, curing, burn-off and rotary ovens as well as coil-winding machinery and accessories.
Edmonton, Alberta-basedCCI Thermal Technologies Inc.has purchased the assets ofFlo-Dri Inc., Sunset Beach, Calif. Flo-Dri manufactures filtration systems for compressed air and natural gas.
To demonstrate the company’s commitment to quality assurance for its plating and anodizing customers, every member of the engineering and sales team atVulcanium Corp., Northbrook, Ill., has passed theCertified Electroplater-Finisherexam. Long-time salesmanSam Stellais a CEF 3, while his equally experienced cohortsTerry CiszewskiandSteve Gerzelhave CEF 2 designations. Director of salesRick Piacenzaas well as inside and outside representativesJim Sovik,Stella ReeseandJohn Delwarehave passed the CEF 1 exam. Within the design and manufacturing areas, CAD engineersBill HoffmannandJeff Bowkleyand production managerRich Schulzare also CEF 1 certified.
Bronx, N.Y.-basedEasco Boiler Corp., manufacturers of packaged firetube boilers, UL-listed field-erected boilers and mobile boiler rooms, namedEduard J. Zimmermannnational sales manager.
David Kirkhas joinedSPX Process Equipment, Delavan, Wis., as a business development manager for the North American sanitary sales team. His primary focus will be to increaseWaukesha Cherry-Burrellbrand product awareness among existing and new customers.
The 2007 edition of theASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Codehas been released by the organization. The code establishes rules relating to the construction, operation, testing and maintenance of boilers, tanks and other pressure vessels. To order a copy of the revised code, call (800) 843-2763.