Nationwide Boiler Inc., Fremont, Calif., appointed James Lieskovan Western regional business manager. Jim will be primarily responsible for seeking new boiler rental, sales and CataStak selective catalytic reduction (SCR) system business opportunities throughout California and the greater Western region.


Charlotte-based SPX Corp. completed the sale of its Precision Components business to RFE Investment Partners and 24/6 Capital Partners for approximately $62 million. Precision Components is an aerospace and defense manufacturer that provides highly engineered components and other critical parts to military and civilian aircraft programs. The business?s results had previously been reported in SPX's Industrial Products and Services and Other segment.

Reading Thermal, Robesonia, Pa., a manufacturer of thermal process equipment and processing ovens, unveiled a newly redesigned corporate website at

Comdel Inc., Gloucester, Mass., appointed Scott Johnson, a 30-year veteran and former senior vice president of the company, to the position of president. As Scott steps into the position of president, company founder and former president Ted Johnson will assume the role of chief technology officer and maintain an integral role in Comdel?s management team overseeing new product development. Comdel manufactures custom radio frequency (RF) power supplies.Places_Faces2_IN

Effectively solving the problems of hydraulic actuator systems can be accomplished by investing in an electric actuator system, according to a white paper from Progressive Automations Inc., Richmond, British Columbia. The paper presents the most common problems associated with hydraulic actuators and details how they can be overcome with an electric actuator system. It can be downloaded HERE.

James Schak was named product manager of fluid bed processing equipment for Kason Corp., Millburn, N.J. He will oversee expansion and technical support of the company?s line of Vibro-Bed circular vibratory fluid bed dryers and coolers.

Blythewood, S.C.-based Spirax Sarco has joined the ISA100 Wireless Compliance Institute (WCI), an organization whose mission is to decrease the time, costs and risks of developing and deploying standards-based, industrial wireless devices and systems.Places_Faces3_IN

Rick Rosine was promoted to vice president, sales and marketing for the Americas by Reliable Controls Inc., Victoria, British Columbia.