Places & Faces (October 2010)
Superior Boiler Works Inc., Hutchinson, Kan., named Gabriel Dauphinas 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 firm.
Siemens Industry Inc., Buffalo Grove, Ill., appointedAndreas Schierenbeckpresident of theBuilding Technologies Division.
TheInternational Union of Food Science and Technologyhas namedCargill, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Andritz AG, 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 efforts.
Piping Technology & Products Inc., Houston, released a pipe supports catalog to celebrate its 35th anniversary. To receive a printed or CD copy, visit www.pipingtech.com.
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 email@example.com.