Manufacturers for the Week: 08/04/2008

August 4, 2008

Lenox (East Long Meadow, Mass.) named David Pirkle as president of Industrial Products and Services.

Honeywell’s (Morristown, N.J.) Dr. Ian Shankland, director of technology for the company’s Flourine Products business, was awarded the 2008 Perkin Medal by the Society of Chemical Industry (SCI).

Tecumseh Products Co. (Tecumseh, Mich.) relocated its global headquarters to Ann Arbor, Mich. The new phone number is 734-585-9500.

Rheem (Fort Smith, Ark.) introduced its DesignStar home comfort system customization tool available at and

Onset Computer Corp. (Bourne, Mass.) made available an on-demand Webinar, Determining Proper Boiler Sizing with Data Loggers.

Thermo King Corp. (Minneapolis) named John Habermann as product manager for Telematics.

Daikin Industries Ltd. (Osaka, Japan) and McQuay International (Minneapolis) began construction of a new $50 million global research and development center in Plymouth, Minn.

Embraco (Sao Paulo, Brazil) received the Stars of Energy Efficiency award from the Alliance to Save Energy (ASE).

Superior Radiant Products (Stoney Creek, Ontario) hired Tom Delp as national sales manager. He will be responsible for the U.S. market and based out of Cleveland.

Publication date: 08/04/2008