Manufacturers for the Week: 02/12/2001

February 9, 2001
  • Siemens Building Technologies (Buffalo Grove, IL) has entered into a three-year agreement with Georgia Hospital Health Services, Inc., to provide contracting and mechanical services for all Georgia Hospital Association member hospitals as a Preferred Energy Performance Contracting partner.
  • CertainTeed Corp. (Valley Forge, PA) reports that its Kansas City, KS, fiberglass insulation plant has achieved ISO 9002 certification. With that announcement, all of CertainTeed’s fiberglass insulation manufacturing plants have now been ISO 9002 registered.
  • Dominion Industries (Charlotte, SC) has acquired Pearpoint (Thousand Palms, CA), a manufacturer of video pipeline inspection equipment.
  • Lennox Hearth Products (Fullerton, CA) has received the Good Housekeeping Seal of Approval for its Elite™ Series direct-vent gas fireplaces and C130 freestanding gas stove.
  • FAFCO, Inc. has relocated its plant and headquarters in Chico, CA. The company, which manufactures polymer heat exchangers, was formerly located in Redwood City, CA.
  • Wabtec Corp. (Pittsburgh, PA) has signed a letter of intent to sell two of its Niles, IL-based business units to current management. Vapor Power, a designer and manufacturer of steam generators, and Iron Fireman, a designer and manufacturer of forced-draft combustion units for boilers, will continue to operate in the Niles plant while a new dedicated facility is located in the greater Chicago area, according to Bob Forslund, president of Vapor Power and Iron Fireman.
  • Publication date: 02/12/2001