Nutec Group of Monterrey, Mexico, plans to hire 61 workers as it establishes a $19.2 million industrial insulation manufacturing plant in Huntersville, N.C. Nutec will construct a 62,500 ft2 building on Mount Holly-Huntersville Road to house the operation. Nutec, which has operations in 50 countries, will make insulation materials at the site for petrochemical, ceramic, power generation, glass and heat-treating processes.

Andy Tuthill joined Tuthill Vacuum & Blower Systems, Springfield, Mo., as director of manufacturing. He previously worked at Tuthill Transfer Systems, Fort Wayne, Ind., where he served as a product leader and most recently, product manager. In his new positon, Tuthill will oversee manufacturing activity in both the blower and vacuum pump operations.

In other company news, Paul Mild joined Tuthill Vacuum & Blower Systems as vice president of finance.

Contingent on and effective upon completion of spin-off of SPX Flow Inc.from SPX Corp., the current executive officers will resign from their roles at SPX Corp. and assume executive officer roles for SPX Flow Inc. Among others, the executives include Christopher J. Kearney, chairman, president and CEO, and Jeremy W. Smeltser, vice president and CFO.

To fill those expected vacancies, the board of directors for SPX appointed the following executive officers for SPX Corp.: Gene Lowe, president and CEO; Scott Sproule, vice president, CFO and treasurer; John Nurkin, vice president, secretary and general counsel; Tausha White, vice president and chief human resources officer; Randy Data, president, South Africa and global operations; and John Swann, president, Weil-McLain, Marley Engineered Products and Radio detection.

Following the spinoff of the SPX Flow business, Charlotte-based SPX Corp. will supply highly engineered HVAC products, detection and measurement technologies and power equipment. SPX Flow Inc., also based in Charlotte, will supply highly engineered flow components, process equipment and turn-key systems along with the related aftermarket parts and services, into the industrial, food and beverage, power and energy, and end markets.

Extol of Ohio Inc., Norwalk, Ohio, hired Beverly Fullam and Shawn Nedley as technical sales representatives. Fullam will cover the Southeast and Nedley will cover the Northeast. Along with Joe Osterin the upper Midwest and Barry Hyduk in the Midwest, Fullam and Nedley will provide technical information pertaining to fabricated insulation systems for industrial hot-and cold-pipe systems.

Julabo USA Inc., Allentown, Pa., added automated reaction systems, heavy-duty glassware, and stainless steel or pressure reactors to its product line. Learn more at

 Denso Corp. named Haruhiko “Hal” Kato president of Denso Products and Services Americas Inc. (DPAM), the aftermarket sales, manufacturing and distribution arm of the global automotive supplier. Kato succeeds Yoshihiko Yamada, who retired after 38 years with the corporation. As president of DPAM, Kato will oversee 470 employees at the company’s facilities in Long Beach and Murrieta, Calif. His duties include managing the sales, manufacturing and distribution operations of all groups under DPAM, including MovinCool