Companies making news include Cargill, Superior Boiler and Andritz.
Superior Boiler Works Inc.,
Hutchinson, Kan., named
national sales manager for the manufacturer of Scotch marine firetube boilers.
SPX Corp., Charlotte, N.C.,has
completed the acquisition of theAnhydrobusiness,
a Soeborg, Denmark-based global supplier of liquid concentration equipment,
powder processing solutions, and dewatering plants and equipment.
Huntsman Corp., The Woodlands,
Texas, entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the chemicals business ofLaffans Petrochemicals Ltd., Ankleshwar, India.
The Laffans chemicals business manufactures amines and surfactants, has 130
employees and annual sales of approximately $45 million.
Paratherm Corp., West
Conshohocken, Pa., appointedSuzanne Costanzadirector of sales to head up worldwide sales operations and management for the
Siemens Industry Inc., Buffalo
Grove, Ill., appointedAndreas Schierenbeckpresident of theBuilding Technologies Division.
TheInternational Union of Food Science and
Cobham, U.K., a recipient of the2010 President’s Award,
which recognizes efforts to advance food science and technology.
Voith Paper, Tranby, Norway,
received an order for the first turn-key tissue production line in Bahrain.
MovinCool, Long Beach, Calif.,
promotedMike Paulsonto manager, heat management
group, where he will oversee sales, customer service and engineering.
Metallized Carbon Corp.,
Ossining, N.Y., released a full-line catalog describing its self-lubricating
materials. The catalog describes the materials’ composition and physical
characteristics, including strength and temperature limits. It also contains
tables illustrating the corrosion resistance properties of Metcar grades. For a
copy, send an e-mail to email@example.com.
Graz, Austria, announced several changes on its executive board.Franz
Hofmannwill retire on March 31, 2011. Therefore, effective
April 1, 2011,Wolfgang Semperwill join the board
and be responsible for the hydro business area, together withFriedrich
Papst, and for automation on a group-wide level. Also, Friedrich
Papst, who currently is responsible for the hydro and the feed and biofuel
business areas, will add responsibility for the metals business area. Finally,Humbert
Köfler, who is responsible for the service and units segment of
the pulp and paper business area, will add responsibility for the environment
and process business area. The responsibility areas ofWolfgang
Leitner, president and CEO, and ofKarl Hornhofer,
a member of the executive board, will remain unchanged.
Carlo Gavazzihas fulfilled a global corporate objective and achievedISO
14001:2004certification for all of its manufacturing locations
worldwide. At its U.S. headquarters in Buffalo Grove, Ill., the company’sAutomation
Components Business Unitis implementing measurable programs to
manage and reduce the impact on the environment as a part of its compliance
Piping Technology &
Products Inc., Houston, released a pipe supports catalog to
celebrate its 35th anniversary. To receive a printed or CD copy, visit
An eight-page, color, brochure fromABB,
Ambler, Pa., describes the company’s Torbar averaging pitot tubes, a flowmeter
for gases, liquids and steam. For a copy, visit www.abb.us/instrumentation or
send and e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Places & Faces (October 2010)
October 1, 2010