•ECR International Inc.’s(Utica, N.Y.)Tom Reed, one of the company’s founders, retired.
• TheCavagna Group(Di Calcinato, Italy) promotedRichard Darcheas president of Cavagna North America andDavid Ellisas vice president, sales and marketing.
• TheRectorseal Corp.(Houston) acquiredOEM Products Inc.(Gardnerville, Nev.).
•Nordyne(St. Louis) cancelled its Oct. 15 Regional Road Show in Houston due to Hurricane Ike.
•Taylor-Wharton International LLC(Mechanicsburg, Pa.) namedStuart Jaraas vice president and general manager of its pressure vessel and cylinder division.
•GE ECM by Regal Beloit Corp.(Atlanta) launched a new Website, www.evergreendealer.com.
•Emerson Network Power(Columbus, Ohio) appointedAnand Ekboteas vice president of monitoring, andCharles O’Donnellas vice president of engineering for the Liebert AC Power business.