Edward Delate assumed the role of business director of King of Prussia, Pa.-based Paratherm – Heat Transfer Fluids following the retirement of George Schreiber, who served as general manager. The changeover took place on October 1, 2015. 

Vulcan Systems, Moberly, Mo., hired Ross Tate as technical sales engineer. Tate has experience in biology, biotechnology, wastewater treatment and sales, and he has assisted with projects throughout the United States.

The website content for Denver-based Industrial Insulation Group, a Johns Manville company, moved to the parent company’s platform.   Online content for Industrial Insulation Group can now be found at www.jm.com/industrial. Industrial Insulation Group provides thermal insulation solutions for high temperature industrial applications.

Riverside, Mich.-based Lindberg/MPH added a light-industrial furnace line suited for smaller-scale operations such as testing facilities, laboratories and small industrial plants. Learn more at www.thermalproductsolutions.com.

Shell Offshore Inc. awarded a contract to Yokogawa Corp. of America, Sugar Land, Texas, to deliver process control/process safety equipment and associated software for Shell’s Appomattox development. The project is located in the Mississippi Canyon in the deep water Gulf of Mexico. Yokogawa’s Centum VP DCS will be used for managing topsides process control and subsea sequence of operations, and the ProSafe-RS Logic Solver will be used to ensure process safety.

ABB’s Measurement & Analytics business released a 12-page guide on the ProcessMaster. The electromagnetic flowmeter serves demanding applications in the oil-and-gas industry with slurries, fluid mixtures, injection fluids and wastewater. ProcessMaster magmeters operate under harsh conditions involving heat, moisture, vibration, and explosive and corrosive atmospheres, says ABB.

Duncan Cooper, Grundfos Pumps Corp.’s regional managing director and group senior vice president for the Americas, will leave the company during the summer of 2016. Since his appointment in 2013, Cooper has proved instrumental in improving company performance in the Americas region, most significantly in the area of financial stability. A replacement for Cooper had not been named as of press time.

Siemens added a free code-conversion service that upgrades Rockwell Automation’s RSLogix 5, RSLogix500 and Studio 5000 software to Siemens Simatic TIA Portal. Available to U.S. companies, the service converts data, code and program files as well as tasks and routines to accommodate Siemens Simatic S7-1200 or S7-1500 lines of controllers. No intellectual property is shared with outside entities. The code conversion service may be requested at http://bit.ly/code-conversion.

Dallas-based Mouser Electronics Inc. launched power management technology microsite. The site includes articles and videos on power management design as well the company’s product information on regulators, MOSFETs, passives and related components. Learn more at bit.ly/MouserPower.

J.L. Becker, a Gasbarre Furnace Group company, appointed Jeff Schlais as its sales representative in Illinois.

A manufacturer of solid-state controls and protection products, Solcon Industries appointed Brad Nanna as president of Solcon USA, Cranberry Township, Pa.