•A.O. Smith Corp.(Milwaukee) andTakagi Industrial Co. Ltd.(Irvine, Calif.) created a joint venture to market and manufacture tankless water heaters in North America; the companies expect the transaction to close in the third quarter.
•EnOcean(Boston) andTexas Instruments(Dallas) expanded their cooperation in energy harvesting technology.
Manufacturers for the Week: 07/05/2010
July 5, 2010