•McDaniel Metals(Houston) namedJim Luke(right) as president. He replacesBill McDanielwho will continue to be an active member of the management and sales team.
•John Guest USA(Fairfield, N.J.) expanded its network of independent manufacturer rep agencies adding nine firms covering 16 states and the District of Columbia.
•American Standard Brands Canada(Mississauga, Ontario) relocated its corporate headquarters, consolidating the distribution center with all the head office personnel in a new 400,000-square-foot-facility.
•ICM Controls(North Syracuse, N.Y.) hiredPete Pierret(right) as business manager of its Smart Energy sales initiative.