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 www.rheemdesignstar.com and www.ruuddesignstar.com.
• 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