Andreas Kratzer, Ph.D., was named president and CEO of Bühler Aeroglide, Cary, N.C. Kratzer previously served as managing director for the Bühler AG, Pasta and Noodles Business Unit in Uzwil, Switzerland. Bühler Aeroglide manufactures dryers, ovens, roasters, toasters and hot air expansion systems for the food, feed and industrial product markets.
Heat transfer fluid maker Paratherm assembled a team of company volunteers to help the Philadelphia-area Cradles to Crayons Giving Factory. The nonprofit organization is dedicated to children up to age 12 who live in homeless or low income situations. The organization provides kids with the essential items they need to thrive, things like clothing, school supplies, books and toys. The volunteers from Paratherm worked on a project to help 30,000 children in their community.