Places & Faces (April 2009)
Colmac Coil Manufacturing, Colville, Wash., promotedJeremy Olberdingto sales manager. He will supervise factory sales personnel and oversee the heat transfer, industrial refrigeration, and heat pump water heater product groups.
Chino Works America Inc.has moved. The new contact information is 22301 S. Western Ave., Suite 105, Torrance, CA 90501; phone (310) 787-8899; fax (310) 787-8898; toll-free (888) 321-9118.
Chromalox, Pittsburgh, a manufacturer of electric heat and control products, was awarded ATEX certification for its manufacturing facilities located in Nuevo Laredo, Mexico. By meeting the European Union’s ATEX regulations, the Mexican facilities’ products are certified as safe for use in areas where potentially explosive concentrations of gas, vapor, mist or dust may occur. ATEX certification allows the products to be marketed in European countries.
The FluidFile program from Dow Chemical, Midland, Mich., provides the complete properties of the entire family of Dow fluids, including Dowtherm, Dowfrost, inhibited glycol-based fluids (Dowcal in Europe), Dowtherm synthetic organic fluids and Syltherm silicone fluids. Offered online at www.dow.com/heattrans/fluidfile.htm, FluidFile software is a Windows-based fluid selection program that lets users evaluate and compare the performance properties of Dow fluids based on their own system conditions.
Babcock Wanson UK Ltd., Hertfordshire, United Kingdom, received a contract for a turnkey steam boiler house for the world’s largest municipal solid-waste treatment plant being built using specialist steam autoclave technology. Designed to treat waste from up to 500,000 households in the local area plus a range of commercial and industrial solid waste, the $71.9 million Enpure Ltd., project is being built by Graphite Resources, Gateshead and main contractor Clugston Construction. As a key supplier, Babcock Wanson will provide the complete boiler house plant with accumulator to provide the peak load of steam.
Yokogawa Australia, Adelaide, was awarded the contract to replace the control and instrumentation systems at Section B of Adelaide’s Torrens Island Power Station, owned by AGL Energy Ltd. The contract is estimated at $18 million for Australia’s largest gas-fired power station.
TheSandia Science & Technology Park, Albuquerque, has received the 13th annual Outstanding Research/Science Park Achievement Award given by the Association of University Research Parks. The award recognizes research parks that excel in bringing technology from the laboratory to economically viable business activities, promoting the growth of businesses, jobs and public revenue.
The thermocouple/temperature calibration laboratory ofTE Wire & Cable, Saddle Brook, N.J., received accreditation by the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA). This recognition certifies conformance to the stringent requirements of ISO/IEC 17025:2005.
Parker/Page International Hose, Fort Worth Texas, updated its fluoropolymer hose and fitting catalog to include new hoses, specialty hoses and an easy-to-use index. It can be requested by calling (800) 847-7280.