Places & Faces: July 2019
Tremaine Hartranft was promoted to director of technical sales for bakery and snack-food production equipment maker Reading Bakery Systems (RBS), Robesonia, Pa.
Thomas Persson has joined Therma-Tron-X Inc., Sturgeon Bay, Wis., as a heat treat furnace sales engineer for its sister company, HTF LLC.
Justin Ladas, a 21-year veteran in the process cooling industry, was appointed regional manager for Thermal Care, Niles, Ill. He will manage equipment sales in the northeastern United States and Canada. Based out of Mechanicsburg, Pa., Ladas will be responsible for supporting Thermal Care’s representative organizations while also reaching out to new and existing customers.
How to use laboratory ovens for drying and crystallization is among the topics of a blog from Thermcraft Inc., Winston-Salem, N.C. The blog, which also includes the company’s “How It’s Made” video on laboratory ovens, can be found at thermcraftinc.com/news.
MS Plastic Welders, Webberville, Mich., has selected Polymer Systems Solutions of New York as its exclusive sales representative in New York, Pennsylvania and West Virginia for its SoniTop benchtop and inline ultrasonic welding equipment.
Moore Industries-International Inc., North Hills, Calif., releases a mobile-friendly website with expanded product catalog. A two-minute video introduces each of the new features of the site at www.miinet.com/new-website-short-tour.
Dover completed the acquisition of All-Flo Pump Co. Ltd., which will operate as part of the Pump Solutions Group unit within Dover’s Fluids segment. Founded in 1986 and formerly headquartered in Mentor, Ohio, All-Flo manufactures specialty air-operated double-diaphragm (AODD) pumps used in industrial applications to transfer viscous, abrasive and hazardous fluids, sludges and slurries. PSG, Oakbrook Terrace, Ill., produces pumps, systems and related flow-control technology for the safe and efficient transfer of critical and valuable fluids and materials.
A guide to total productive maintenance from Graphic Products Inc., Beaverton, Ore., explains the lean manufacturing program that can integrate with 5s, Kaizen or Kanban. Download the guide at www.graphicproducts.com/guides.
Sandvik appointed Johan Salwén technical marketing specialist for the EMEA region. Salwén will be based in Sandvik’s sales office in Kista, Sweden.
Michael Schulz joined Armstrong Fluid Technology GmbH as the sales director for Europe. He will manage sales teams in Germany, Hungary and France.