ACS Group, New Berlin, Wis., named Mike Anderson its regional sales manager in Florida, where he will serve as a direct salesman for all of the ACS Group product lines. In addition, ACS Group named Joel Jansen to its marketing team to support the group’s sales representatives. ACS distributes products under the brand names of AEC, Sterling, Cumberland Engineering, Colortronic, ACS Group, Walton/Stout, Wabash, Carver and Economizer.
In related company news, the Steam Control Heating Specialties division of Sterling Inc., New Berlin, Wis., named Joe Miller inside sales representative with responsibilities that include customer service, inside sales support, and applications and quoting for the company’s heating specialty products. Also, Emil Giglio will serve as a direct salesman in Ohio, Indiana and Kentucky for Cumberland Engineering and Colortronic North America.

An infrared oven manufacturing company has opened in Maryville, Tenn., owned by Chris Thomas, president and CEO. Contact Infrared Solutions & Technologies by phone at (877) 344-4406, mobile at (865) 580-6262 or e-mail at For more information, visit

Grieve Corp., Round Lake, Ill., released a 100-page, full-color catalog of ovens and furnaces. More than 400 standard ovens are shown, including laboratory, Class 100 cleanroom and pharmaceutical units. For a copy, visit

Jess Seawell of Composite Cooling Solutions L.P., Forth Worth, Texas, was elected president of the Cooling Technology Institute’s board of directors for 2010 and 2011.

Nationwide Environmental Solutions, Kingwood, Texas, named Combustion Designs Inc., Cazenovia, N.Y., its East Coast representative to sell Nationwide’s low NOX CataStak selective catalytic reduction system, EconoStak economizers and other related environmental control technology products. The arrangement is to enhance Nationwide’s presence in the East Coast market, where emission requirements are tightening.

Omega Engineering Inc., Stamford, Con., released Omega Temperature Measurement Handbook, 7th Edition, which includes information about more than 40,000 products for process measurement and control. Among other features, the 2,000-page manual includes information about new products in sanitary temperature sensors and devices, wireless connectors and instruments, profile temperature labels, thermal imagers and infrared temperature products.

Metso, Helsinki, has laid the foundation stone for a new industrial valve factory in Vantaa, Finland.