Grundfos Pumps Corp.’s(Orlando, Fla.) Group ChairmanNiels Due Jensenwas awarded the Equipment Design Award from the National Ground Water Association (NGWA).

Goodman Manufacturing Co. LP(Houston) is now leasing nearly 1 million square feet of inventory space in the Houston area.

Home Comfort Zones(Portland, Ore.) appointedJim Hermannas CEO.Hal Alles, the company’s founder and original CEO, will assume the role of chief technology officer and remain as chairman of the board.

Johnson Manufacturing Co.(Princeton, Iowa) acquired the assets ofS.A. Day Manufacturing Co.(Buffalo, N.Y.), which is now called the S.A. Day Buffalo Flux Facility.

Hitachi Appliance Inc., Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Division (Tokyo) assignedTetsuya Hironoas the director of the Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Group within the Industrial Systems Division ofHitachi America Ltd.(Tarrytown, N.Y.).

Publication date:12/24/2007