A manufacturer of thermal process engineering and technology for food, feed and industrial materials, Bühler Aeroglide, Cary, N.C. named Andy Sharpe as its president and CEO, effective June 1. Sharpe succeeds Hans-Jöerg Ill, who will return to Bühler’s headquarters in Uzwil, Switzerland. Sharpe has nearly 20 years’ experience working across all functions of Bühler Aeroglide, including sales, marketing, research and development, engineering and manufacturing. Most recently, Sharpe served as vice president of business development and product director, global food and feed, guiding the development of product innovations that were a direct result of collaborations with customers.
Doug Spisak was promoted to director of proposals and technical sales at Pittsburgh-based Heyl & Patterson Inc. Spisak will be responsible for proposals and estimating for all of the company’s divisions: Renneburg for thermal processing, Bulk Transfer for materials handling and Aftermarket for replacement parts and upgrades.
Columbus, Ohio-based BriskHeat Corp., a manufacturer of flexible heating solutions, released the 14th edition of its product catalog and thermal solutions guide for maintenance, engineering, production and procurement professionals. Featured products include heating cable, heating tapes, cloth heating jackets, silicone-rubber heaters, etched-foil heaters, drum heaters, tote tank/intermediate bulk container (IBC) heaters, temperature controllers, composite curing solutions and insulators. Request a mailed printed copy or download the digital version at www.briskheat.com.
The board of directors of Ambrell, Scottsville, N.Y., appointed Anthony Mazzullo as president, CEO and a director on the company’s board effective May 26. Mazzullo succeeds Tom Giglia, who served as interim CEO and assumes a critical role focusing on aggressive expansion of Ambrell’s global operations.
Standex International Corp., Salem, N.H., promoted Scott Jordan to president, Standex Cooking Solutions Group, effective July 1. Scott previously served as president of Master-Bilt in Standex’s Refrigeration Solutions Group. Also, Standex Refrigerated Solutions Group made several changes to its team. Kenny Owen was promoted to vice president/general manager of Master-Bilt’s New Albany operations. Barb Belongia was promoted to Standex Refrigerated Solutions Group vice president of sales, and Bob Bakken was promoted to group vice president of quality and aftermarket operations. Bob is a 38-year veteran of the Hudson, Wis.-based Nor-Lake Inc., a Standex company. Toby Reynolds was promoted to the position of group director of strategic sourcing. Finally, Jerry Hallstrom was promoted to materials manager for Nor-Lake Inc.
Spirax Sarco, Blythewood, S.C., redesigned its website to a responsive format, optimizing it for desktop, laptop and mobile devices. The site includes product, training, steam system services, company capabilities, industries serviced, and company news.
Ship & Shore Environmental Inc., Long Beach, Calif., helps major manufacturers meet volatile organic compounds (VOCs) abatement challenges by providing customized energy-efficient air pollution abatement systems. The company provides complete project management, including assessment, design, testing, engineering, fabrication, construction and compliance.
BJM Pumps, Old Saybrook, Conn., hired Dwain Breedlove as pump technician. Responsibilities include pump assembly, repair and maintenance.