The Manufacturing Institute, an affiliate of the National Association of Manufacturers, awarded ABB’s Denise Stanislawczyk with the prestigious Women in Manufacturing STEP (Science, Technology, Engineering and Production) Award in Washington, D.C., along with 159 other honorees. Stanislawczyk is operations manager of ABB’s Measurement Products factory in Warminster, Pa.
Bühler Aeroglide, Cary, N.C., named Andy Sharpe as vice president of business development. Sharpe will develop Bühler Aeroglide's global markets well as lead product development for the company worldwide. With over 18 years of experience with Bühler Aeroglide, Sharpe will work closely with market managers worldwide to maximize the company's profit performance.
The Committee on Ovens and Furnaces issued errata on the 2011 edition of NFPA 86, Standard for Ovens and Furnaces. Section A.220.127.116.11 has been revised to read “the intent of the filter is to remove smaller particulates.” To review the standard online, visit www.nfpa.org, register and login to access National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) standards for free.
Delta T Systems, Richfield, Wis., a manufacturer of water- and oil-temperature control equipment, introduced a new website to better serve their customers. Enhanced features include a product selection tool, detailed quote form, printable documents and photo galleries. Visit www.deltatsys.com.
The high-efficiency Creek condensing boilers manufactured by Superior Boiler Works Inc., Hutchinson, Kan., have received UL approval.
A manufacturer of corrosion-resistant thermoplastic fluid flow solutions will move its corporate headquarters. Asahi/America Inc. will move fromalden, Mass., to Lawrence, Mass., in October 2014. The 200,000 ft2 facility will house all of Asahi/America’s current operations and provide room for the company’s development plans.
Valmet Corp., Espoo, Finland, will supply an OptiConcept M containerboard production line for Cheng Yang Paper Mill Co. Ltd. in Vietnam. The production line will produce high-quality containerboard grades out of 100 percent recycled raw materials. Machine startup is scheduled for 2015.
Dave Emerson of Yokogawa Corp. of America, Newnan, Ga., was selected by Control magazine to be inducted into its Process Automation Hall of Fame. Emerson is director of Yokogawa’s U.S. Development Center.
Rachid Kaina joined Tuthill Vacuum & Blower Systems, Springfield, Mo., as vice president of visionary courage. In this role, Kaina will oversee business development, including all marketing and new product development efforts.
International technology group Andritz received an order from Klabin, an integrated pulp-and-paper company in Brazil, to supply major production equipment for Klabin’s new pulp mill in Ortigueira, Paraná, Brazil. Startup is scheduled for the first quarter of 2016. The scope of supply of the Andritz Pulp & Paper business area covers the woodyard, the complete fiberline (for softwood and hardwood), and the white liquor plant. The pulp mill will have an annual production capacity of 1.5 million tons.
Masterbond Inc., Hackensack, N.J., posted a white paper, “Epoxy Adhesive Films and Preforms for Electronics Manufacturing,” available for download on its website. Visit www.masterbond.com.
Ameriflame by Uniweld Products Inc., Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., launched a new website at www.ameriflame.net. Information on products for welding, heating, soldering and brazing applications is included.