Bulkflow Technologies Ltd. unveiled a new corporate name and brand identity as Solex Thermal Science at the Powder Show section of the Process Technology Expo International Exhibition (PTXi) at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Ill., on May 6-8. The Bulkflow brand heat exchanger combines the two sciences of indirect heat transfer and the mass flow of bulk solids.

Omega Engineering Inc., Stamford, Conn., released Dilbert Bluecat New Horizons in Wireless Communications, Version No. 24. The guide contains more than 95 pages of products and information for the wireless market, including the company’s thermocouple-to-wireless connector/converter. Other products include the Z Series sensor system, the Omwt-Temp15 temperature transmitter and the iDRN programmable signal conditioners/transmitters. Visit www.omega.com/wireless to request a copy.

Colville, Wash.-based Colmac Coil Manufacturing promoted two staffers to new duties and responsibilities. Dan Melvin was promoted to quality control manager from production engineering manager. In the new position, he is responsible for overseeing ASME and CRN code work, coordinating and maintaining quality control objectives with production procedures to maximize product reliability and minimize costs. Ryan Burns was promoted to production engineering manager, where he is responsible for creating production drawings and bills of materials, directing engineering staff to modify and improve design processes.

CPM, Waterloo, Iowa, has concluded the acquisition of Wolverine Proctor & Schwartz Ltd., Glasgow, Scotland, effecting the reunification of the U.K.- and U.S.-based operations of Wolverine Proctor to achieve new levels of global market coverage. Operating again as one company allows CPM Wolverine Proctor to provide global sales and product support coverage. In addition, all business functions will be further integrated to achieve a seamless customer experience, engineering and design efficiencies, and aftermarket support in applications and parts.

Naoji Nagami was appointed president for the Canadian operations of Yokogawa Corp. of America, Sugar Land, Texas. Nagami has more than 30 years of experience with Yokogawa as he takes over the Calgary, Alberta, operation.

Milwaukie, Ore.-based ECD, hired E.H. Lim to handle sales and channel management in Asia. Lim will be headquartered at the ECD office in Singapore.
Also, ECD's Mega M.O.L.E. 20 thermal profiler was selected to receive an Innovative Technology Center Award at the IPC Printed Circuits Expo, APEX and the Designers Summit. An IPC Review Board, consisting of a panel of industry experts, selected the winning products or services based on emerging technology or innovation.

After more than 24 years of dedicated service to the Powder Coating Institute, Alexandria, Va., and the coatings industry, Greg Bocchi has resigned from the position of executive director, effective April 30th. Bocchi has accepted the position of president of the Vinyl Institute, Arlington, Va., which represents manufacturers of vinyl resin and vinyl systems additives.

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