May 4, 2007: Thermadyne Launches HVAC Unit
April 30, 2007
ST. LOUIS - Thermadyne Industries Inc. is launching its
TurboTorch line of air-fuel and oxy-fuel products as a separate operating unit.
The change is a result of TurboTorch's desire to expand its market share by
increasing focus on new product development, customer service and support, and
better service to the plumbing and HVAC market.
Paul Minter will head the new business unit, and has been named
vice president and general manager of TurboTorch. For the last year, Minter has
been the leader of Thermadyne’s Specialty Markets group.
“Paul will have full management responsibility for the sales and
profitability of TurboTorch and establishing the required business and operating
structure,” said Martin Quinn, executive vice president, Thermadyne. “Paul is a
seasoned executive and strong leader with a proven track record in senior
management positions with prior employers and more recently with Thermadyne in
the sales and marketing of TurboTorch.”
“Professionals have come to count on TurboTorch’s innovative
design, engineering, and manufacturing,” said Minter. “I am looking forward to
taking TurboTorch to its next level of success in the dynamic HVAC and plumbing
For more information, visit www.thermadyne.com.
Publication date: 04/30/2007