• General Filters Inc. (Novi, Mich.) has promoted Tim Barton to vice president of sales and marketing. The company has also hired Dean Scheurich as the new Eastern sales manager.

• Bard Manufacturing Co. (Bryan, Ohio) has promoted Vaughan Smith to the position of national sales manager, Engineered Products. His responsibilities will include promoting product benefits, developing projects, and expanding distribution channels.

Publication date: 06/25/2007