Rinnai Corp.’s (Peachtree City, Ga.) R94LS, R75LS, and four other models from its tankless water heater line have earned an Energy Star® rating.

Carrier (Farmington, Conn.) appointed Mike Dziok as marketing manager for Carrier Northeast, including Carrier, Bryant Northeast, and Bryant Pittsburgh.

Desert Spring Products Limited (Mississauga, Ontario) named Jeff Collett as Canadian sales representative for its DS-PRO Series.

Emerson Climate Technologies (St. Louis) launched a new blower motor site at www.emersonclimate.com/rescueecotech.

CES Group Inc. (Chaska, Minn.) merged Webco Inc. and Mammoth Inc., renaming the new entity Mammoth-Webco Inc.

Viking Plastics, a VPI Acquisition Corp., (Corry, Pa.) acquired CP Plastics Group (Falconer, N.Y.).

ECR International (Utica, N.Y.) changed its logo.

Trane was showcased on the Science Channel’s “How It’s Made” program. The segment featured the many stages of the manufacturing process for a Trane air conditioner, including the production of Trane’s Spine Fin™ aluminum coils and a behind-the-scenes look at the Trane Residential Systems facility and its System Extreme Environmental Test Center.

Publication date: 02/02/2009