Mi-T-M Corp.(Peosta, Iowa) has appointedEssex Silver Line Sales Westas its new rental rep group in the Northwest, covering the states of Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington.

ABB(Zurich, Switzerland) has purchased a controlling interest in U.S.-basedValidus DC Systems, a provider of dc power infrastructure equipment for energy-intensive data centers, and it has agreed to acquireMincomto broaden its software portfolio and establish the group as a leader in enterprise asset management (EAM) software and services.

Publication date:05/23/2011