Bishop Wisecarver, Metso and others make the news.
Pittsburg, Calif., appointed Nandan Mehta vice president of marketing. With a
strong mechanical engineering and business development background, Mehta has
more than 20 years of experience working in various markets including
aerospace, power generation, defense, appliance, medical devices and
Fieldbus Foundation, Austin,
appointed Larry O’Brien global marketing manager. O’Brien has 18 years
experience in the process automation business as a research director and
analyst, and has closely tracked and reported on developments surrounding
fieldbus issues for much of his career.
Everett, Wash., published its 2011 Test Tools Catalog. To request a copy, visit
Metallized Carbon Corp.,
Ossining, N.Y., redesigned its website, www.metcar.com. The site describes the
company’s engineered self-lubricating carbon/graphite products for pump, oven,
conveyor, damper, petrochemical and chemical processing applications.
For the fifth consecutive year,International
Paper, Memphis, has been a recipient of the World’s Most Ethical
Companies award by the Ethisphere Institute, New York. The designation
recognizes companies that go beyond making statements about doing business
ethically and instead translate those words into action. According to the
organization, honorees demonstrate real and sustained ethical leadership within
their industries, putting into business practice the institute’s credo of
“Good. Smart. Business. Profit.”
Alliance to Save Energy plans
to host its annual Energy Efficiency Global Forum in Brussels in April. The
event, now in its fourth year, brings together officials from government,
industry and nonprofit organizations to discuss trends and issues in energy
efficiency. Go to http://tinyurl.com/6dyql9w.
Teledyne Scientific &
Imaging LLC, a subsidiary of Teledyne Technologies Inc., both of
Thousand Oaks, Calif., has acquired a majority interest in Nova Research Inc.,
Solvang, Calif., which manufactures compact medium-wave and short-wave infrared
camera systems, and designs integrated circuits and integrated camera electronics.
Commerce Secretary Gary Locke has launched theRenewable
Energy and Energy Efficiency Export Initiative. The effort,
co-chaired by the Department of Commerce and Department of Energy, brings
together eight federal agencies to coordinate efforts and boost exports in
renewable energy and energy efficiency industries. The initiative will offer
financing mechanisms for companies looking to expand abroad, increase the
number of trade promotion events, direct agencies to improve export services,
and lower trade barriers for companies. Visit the Renewable Energy & Energy
Efficiency Exporter Portal at www.export.gov/reee for more information.
In May, the United States will host high
level representatives from China for the second U.S.-ChinaEnergy
Efficiency Forum, which is open to the public. The event,
scheduled for Berkeley, Calif., will highlight energy efficiency cooperation
and partnerships between the two countries.
Whitehouse Station, N.J., has received a 2011 Energy Star Sustained Excellence
Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for its continued efforts
to protect the environment through energy efficiency.
Helsinki, will supply installation and commissioning services to Amcor
Packaging (Australia) Pty. Ltd., as part of its new machine project for a
containerboard line at its Botany Mill in Sydney to generate high quality
recycled paper from waste collected throughout the Sydney area. It will produce
paper-based products across a wider range of weights and create packaging that
is lighter, more efficient and more environmentally friendly.
Places & Faces (May 2011)
May 1, 2011