Bühler Aeroglide, Cary, N.C., added Paul McKeithan to its senior management team. Named vice president of sales, McKeithan is responsible for the development of global sales strategies that will expand customer acquisitions and increase revenue goals.
Yokogawa Corp. of America, Sugar Land, Texas, appointed Daniel L. Duncan COO. Duncan is responsible for assessing the current sales channel partners for North America and implementing best practices of the global company with a product, systems, software and services portfolio.
Pump provider Wilden has launched a Chemical Resistance Guide mobile app to provide users with one-click access to information about the chemical resistance of diaphragm materials. The app can be saved to a users device and accessed without a network connection. Download it for free at www.wildendiaphragms.com.
Princeton, N.J.-based Chilworth Technology Inc. hired Lisa C. Hutto as senior process safety specialist. Hutto has 20 years of HSE&S experience in the manufacturing, chemical and oil-and-gas industries and more than a decade of experience specializing in process safety management.
SKF, Gothenburg, Sweden, joined the ISA100 Wireless Compliance Institute, Research Triangle Park. N.C. SKF plans to include ISA100 wireless technology in its condition-monitoring product portfolio.
The United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) has awarded the calibration laboratory at Pass Ltd., a Schedule of Accreditation on a defined scope of electrical testers and measurement instruments. UKAS accreditation is granted to organizations that have demonstrated that they fully meet the requirements of ISO/IEC 17025.
Roll-Kraft, Mentor, Ohio, a manufacturer of tube and pipe as well as roll forming tooling and services, upgraded its communication systems throughout its plants to bring up-to-the-minute key performance indicators to all its employees. The data is deployed via 80 electronic data screens in locations throughout its facilities, including the shop floor, engineering department and sales offices. The upgrade is part of Roll-Krafts initiative focusing on on-time delivery and first-time performance.
Mikael Orsén has joined the Linde LLC, Murray Hill, N.J., as senior applications sales engineer, responsible for commercialization of applications for plastics manufacturing, with an emphasis on gas-assist injection molding and spot cooling technology.