A manufacturer of pump accessories for chemical-feed systems, Griffco Valve Inc., Amherst, N.Y., appointed Gregory T. Lucas as western regional sales manager.

A provider of thermoplastic fluid flow solutions, Asahi/America Inc., Lawrence, Mass., has received reissue of its ISO 9001:2015 certificate, the latest iteration of a continuous ISO certification
since 1996.

Christian Schrade was named managing director of Tenova LOI Thermprocess, succeeding Erik Míček, who left the company. In addition, Torsten Koepchen, in his function as CFO, assumed responsibility for the commercial departments.

Saratech, a provider of engineering services, Siemens Digital Industries’ PLM software and 3D printing solutions acquired Apex Digital Manufacturing Solutions Inc., a PLM software provider, from the Sconce Group effective June 2, 2020. Saratech will take over all of Apex’s PLM software license and subscription sales, support services and training classes.

Superior Technical Ceramics (STC), St. Albans, Vt., hired Dr. Kristen H. Brosnan as technology director. Dr. Brosnan joins STC from General Electric, where she most recently served as technology manager for metals and ceramics at GE Research, where she concentrated on high temperature materials solutions for extreme environments.

SPX Flow has relocated its Lightnin mixer service center to Pasadena, Texas, to better serve customers in the oil-and-gas, chemical, petrochemical and general industrial sectors.