Places & Faces: May 2019
Miura Boiler, Rockmart, Ga., launched a quick ship program. According to the company, customers can receive new boilers in as few as a few days. In some cases, says Miura, companies opt for a new boiler rather than seeking a temporary solution via a rental boiler.
In other company news, Miura expanded its representative network, adding Trap Energy Solutions, St. Louis Park, Minn. Trap Energy CEO Garrett Trapnell will serve Miura steam boiler customers in Minnesota.
Rockford Systems LLC, Rockford, Ill., launched an industrial combustion safety division to provide turnkey solutions for companies with thermal processing operations. The division is headed by Robert Sanderson, P.E., its director of business development. Rockford Systems Combustion Safety offers standardized and customized valve safety trains, services such as combustion safety training, risk assessments, annual inspections and audits, and custom solutions.
Kevin Klvana joined Dri-Air Industries, East Windsor, Conn., as operations manager, responsible for production, engineering and day-to-day operations at the dryer maker.
Plymouth, Mich.-based Gasbarre promoted Mike Harrison to engineering manager for Gasbarre Industrial Furnace Systems (formerly J.L. Becker).
Nationwide Boiler Inc., Fremont, Calif., appointed Rich Winfield as outside sales engineer for Southern California.
Minneapolis-based Aerovent, a division of Twin City Fan Co. Ltd., launched a newly updated website at www.aerovent.com. It includes online tools, customer resources and enhanced product information.
Andrew Yazot was named Midwest regional sales owner at Ipsen USA, Rockford, Ill. Yazot previously served as Ipsen’s international sales manager. He succeeds Matt Clinite, who was promoted to customer service sales manager earlier this year.
Rainer Weingraber was named managing director of temperature controls systems maker Wittmann Battenfeld in Kottingbrunn, Austria. He succeeds the company’s long-time managing director and CEO, Mag. Georg Tinschert, who retired.
Towaco, N.J.-based Diversified Heat Transfer Inc., a manufacturer of heat transfer equipment and systems, signed California Boiler as its manufacturer's representative for Southern California.
Toronto-based Winters Instruments released version 3.0 of its Tools-To-Go app, which includes capabilities in French, Mandarin, Portuguese and Spanish.
CMBlu Energy AG and Mann+Hummel GmbH signed an agreement for the joint development and industrialization of energy converters for organic redox flow batteries. CMBlu CEO Dr. Peter Geigle and Mann+Hummel CTO Charles Vaillant inked the agreement.
Slinger, Wis.-based Mastip Technology, a supplier of hotrunner solutions to the plastics industry, appointed Jeff Ribley as general manager.
The pump test laboratory of Patterson Pump Co., Toccoa, Ga., was approved through the Hydraulic Institute’s pump test laboratory approval program. The HI program assists pump OEMs and other pump test laboratories develop and maintain accurate, uniform and repeatable pump testing protocols and comply with ISO 17025.