Places & Faces (January 2009)
CPM, Waterloo, Iowa, a provider of particle size reduction, pelleting and thermal processing systems, acquired Greenbank Technology Ltd.of Blackburn, England. The acquisition expands CPM's thermal processing product offering into metal decoration, web and pulp-and-paper market segments. Greenbank manufactures thermal process systems such as dryers, ovens, washers, air pollution control and heat recovery systems.
Dwyer Instruments Inc., Michigan City, Ind., released its 2009 catalog, which includes 562 pages describing thousands of measurement and control instruments for temperature, flow, pressure, level and other related applications. The catalog describes applications, product dimensions, specifications and pricing. It also is offered in a digital CD format with interactive features such as keyword search, notes addition, page print, and page save in PDF format. To request a copy in either format, visit www.dwyer-inst.com.
Buffalo-basedMokonreleased a full-color brochure describing its line of circulating-liquid temperature control and cooling systems. The brochure includes water temperature control systems, capable of precise temperature control up to 300°F (149°C); heat transfer fluid temperature control systems, available in single-, double-, or triple-zone configurations; portable chiller systems, designed to provide continuous cooling; central chillers, capable of providing centralized process cooling and keeping machinery at peak performance; blown film coolers; pump tank systems; cooling towers; and maintenance systems and accessories. To request a copy, visit www.mokon.com.
Also, Mokon namedJNS Sales & Associatesas its exclusive representative in northern and western New York. James Sienkiewicz will work from the representative's Williamsville, N.Y., office and can be reached at (716) 289-9392.
RKC Instrument America, South Bend, Ind., appointed Yoshifumi Unno as president. Unno joined RKC as a sales engineer 23 years ago and has held various positions in both Japan and China. He replaces Ken Saiki, who will return to the home office in Japan. RKC Instrument manufactures temperature and process controls and related instrumentation.
Eurotherm, Leesburg, Va., named Peter Sherwin business development manager, heat treatment, for its line of automation and control products.
Waltham, Mass.-basedExtech Instruments, a subsidiary ofFlir Systems Inc., received the Gold Industrial Electronics Innovation and Technology Award for its EX623 5-in-1 clamp meter at Asia's biggest electronics event, the 28th annual Hong Kong Electronics Fair and electronicAsia. The competition and event were organized by the Hong Kong Electronic Industries Association (HKEIA) to recognize and reward makers of outstanding new products that "demonstrate excellence in design, technology and feature set."
Superior Boiler Works Inc., a Hutchinson, Kan., manufacturer of Scotch Marine firetube boilers, named Doug Wright president and CEO. He will be responsible for helping the company build its brand, deliver on commitments, optimize performance and create shareholder value.
RAE Systems Inc., San Jose, Calif., delivered personal and wireless toxic gas monitoring systems and instruments to the three largest Latin American oil producers: Pemex of Mexico, PDVSA of Venezuela, and Petrobra of Brazil.
Keven Conrad joinedYokogawa's global major accounts group as global major accounts manager forConocoPhillipsandDow Chemical. He will work out of the company's the Sugar Land, Texas, office and can be reached at (832) 418-6521 or firstname.lastname@example.org.