Buffalo, N.Y.-based Mokon, a manufacturer of circulating liquid systems, has expanded its distribution globally by naming representative organizations covering China and Korea.
Carhart Global Market Services will represent Mokon in China. Chris Carhart of the Naperville, Ill., office and Stanley Li of the Beijing, China office, can assist in all aspects of plastic processing, metal fabrication and similar applications. To contact the Naperville, Ill., office, call (630) 369-0970. To contact the Beijing, China office, call 86 10 8157 9231.
Inno Trading Co., headed by M. Jay Choi, will cover Korea from the Seoul office of that company for Mokon. Choi has more than 13 years experience in the plastics industry. To contact the Inno team, call 82 32 670 8284.

Dwyer Instruments Inc., Michigan City, Ind., released the 2008 edition of its “Full Line Controls & Gages Catalog.” The document includes hundreds of products, product ordering information and schedules for discounts.

Joe Kearns was appointed aquaculture process technology manager by Wenger Manufacturing Inc., Sabetha, Kansas, where he will be responsible for strategy and support of all the company’s aquaculture projects worldwide.
Also, José Mauricio Bernardi was hired by Wenger Manufacturing as director of sales for Latin America. Bernardi previously worked with Wenger for 13 years as an independent agent in Brazil. He now will handle Wenger business in Latin America, with Brazil and Argentina his key areas of sales responsibility.

Florham Park, N.J.-based ASCO, a manufacturer of solenoid valves, introduced an online tool for its Series 8290 actuated-globe valve assembly that reduces configuration time and ensures a highly reliable, flow control solution, according to the company. The configurator, found at www.ascovalve.com/8290configurator, enables users to select an actuated globe valve, solenoid pilot valve, and position indicator in an assembly specifically suited to the application.

Baltimore-based Novatec Inc. named Peter L. Armbruster regional vice president, responsible for sales in Michigan, Indiana, Ohio and Kentucky as well as in Canada. Working from an office in Fenton, Mich., Armbruster also will coordinate with the Kalamazoo-based Novatec Great Lakes Regional Projects Office, which provides engineering services for complete auxiliary equipment systems. In Canada, he will work with Maguire Canada, which stocks, sells and services Novatec products in that country, along with equipment from Maguire Products Inc., Aston, Pa., an affiliate of Novatec.

Palmer Wahl Instruments Inc., Asheville, N.C., won the “Exceptionally Innovative Business Award” for 2007 from the Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce. The award is presented to a company that has discovered consumer needs and, through creative innovation, met those needs.

Metso Paper, Jyvaskyla, Finland, and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI), Tokyo, have reached an agreement under which MHI’s paper machinery technology will be transferred to Metso Paper. The transaction enhances Metso Paper’s services business especially in Japan.

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