Waterloo, Iowa-based CPM, parent of thermal processing equipment manufacturers CPM Wolverine Proctor, CPM Crown and CPM Roskamp, acquired TSA Griddle Systems Inc., Carrollton, Texas. Via its multiple companies, CPM Acquisition Corp. supplies process equipment for thermal processing, liquid-solid separation, particle size preparation, extrusion and related equipment.

George Cozzarin joined Radiant Energy Systems, Hawthorne, N.J., as sales manager for the manufacturer of infrared and hot air drying and curing technology. Cozzarin has more than 35 years of experience in the converting, printing and plastics industries, including tenures at F.R. Gross and Webex. He holds a patent for a variable temperature roll design.

Electro Optical Industries (EOI), Santa Barbara, Calif., has merged with Boston-based HGH Infrared Systems. The new entity will operate as Electro Optical Industries Inc. EOI provides electro-optics test instruments, including infrared, visible and ultraviolet testing and calibration equipment. HGH offers three product lines: electro-optics and infrared test equipment, thermographic cameras for process control monitoring; and infrared wide-area surveillance systems for the protection of critical infrastructures.

U.S. Water’s Cambridge, Minn.-based facility, a national provider of integrated solutions for water treatment, was awarded a 2015 Meritorious Achievement in Occupational Safety Governor’s Safety Award during the 2016 Minnesota Safety & Health Conference in Minneapolis.

Gregory L. Bafalis was named CEO of Nashville-based PHG Energy (PHGE), a privately held Tennessee company focusing on waste-to-energy and solar technologies in the renewable marketplace. PHGE has deployed 13 gasifiers to date and has two facilities under contract utilizing the company’s patented technology to convert biomass-based material into synthetic fuel gas. The newest installation in Lebanon, Tenn., is scheduled for completion this fall.

Maverick Technologies, Columbia, Ill., developed a white paper addressing bridging the gap between current process controls and emerging technologies. Download “DCS Gap Identification” at www.mavtechglobal.com.

Janusz Kowalewski joined Ipsen USA, Cherry Valley, Ill., as director of business development for Argos, the company’s continuous vacuum process solution for low-pressure carburizing (LPC).

John Nichols joined Franklin Bronze Precision Components LLC, Franklin, Pa., as general manager for the castings company. Franklin Bronze & Alloy Co. Inc. was acquired by Wall Colmonoy Corp. in 2014.

Hickory, N.C.-based Shurtape Technologies LLC launched www.tapeuniversity.com to educate users of pressure-sensitive tapes. The site was launched with industry focuses on packaging and HVAC, but the company plans to add others.

Irvine, Calif.-based Infinite RF Holdings Inc., an urgent-needs supplier of engineering-grade radio frequency (RF), microwave and millimeter-wave components and cable assemblies through their Pasternack and Fairview Microwave branded lines, acquired L-com Inc., North Andover, Mass., a manufacturer of wired and wireless connectivity solutions with custom-manufacturing capabilities.