Environmental technology company CECO Environmental Corp., Cincinnati, announced personnel changes relating to its fluid-handling, filtration and air-pollution control business segments. Gennaro D’Alterio was promoted to president of CECO Fluid Handling and Filtration business segment. Prior to becoming a part of CECO with the Met-Pro acquisition, D'Alterio served as the vice president and general manager for the Global Pump Solutions and Keystone Filters divisions of Met-Pro Corp. Also, Chris Keep was promoted to divisional controller for the same business segment. Keep has served in various accounting and finance roles for Met-Pro Corp. since 2003 and most recently was the controller for the Global Pump Solutions business. In addition, Ray Smith was promoted to divisional controller for CECO Air Pollution Control technology segment. Smith has served in various financial planning/analysis and accounting leadership roles for Met-Pro Corp. over the past 15 years.

Paratherm, West Conshohocken, Pa., added a sales engineer who will work on business development and customer support. Jim Walzer will primarily focus his sales efforts on the petroleum, alternate energy, wood products, and pulp and paper industries in the United States and Canada.

Nationwide Boiler Inc., Fremont, Calif., appointed James “Jim” Lieskovan to western U.S. business manager. Jim will be primarily responsible for seeking new boiler rental, sales and selective catalytic reduction (SCR) system business opportunities throughout California and the greater western United States. 

GraffAppleton Group, a division of Emerson Industrial Automation, appointed Tim Graff to vice president of engineering. Reporting to Russ Kerstetter, president of Appleton Group, Rosemont, Ill., Graff will lead the worldwide engineering team.


Conval, Somers, Conn., is offering print, PDF and online versions of its 40-page, full-line valve catalog to specifiers and plant personnel. The full-color catalog contains photos, diagrams, features, benefits and specifications about Clampseal globe valves, throttling valves, gate valves, bellows seal valves and special application valves; Camseal zero-leakage ball valves; actuated valves, accessories and tool kits. To download a copy, visit www.conval.com


David C. Clark Sr., who served as vice president of sales, retired from Burr Oak Tool Inc., Sturgis, Mich., after 47 years with the company. Following Clark's retirement on August 1, Tim Doot, formerly the vice president of marketing and international development, assumed the position of vice president of sales and marketing. 



Wall Colmonoy appointed Mike Thompson as general sales manager for its European headquarters in Wales. Thompson is responsible for alloy products and precision components accounts in Croatia, Denmark, Finland, Israel, Japan, Lithuania, Norway, Republic of Moldova, Sweden and the northern regions of the United Kingdom.