• Rheem Manufacturing Co.(Atlanta) announced thatJoseph A. Fristik(right) has been appointed corporate vice president, national accounts and marketing.Joseph Fristik

• Lapolla Industries Inc. (Houston) achieved European Technical Approval and CE Marking for its low-density open cell spray foam insulation.

• Lynxspring Inc. (Lee’s Summit, Mo.) has been recognized by Ingram’s magazine as one of Kansas City’s top 10 growth companies.

• Heatex America (Natural Bridge Station, Va.) was selected to represent Virginia as the winner of the Southern Growth Policies Board 2011 Innovator Award at a ceremony in Roanoke, Va.

• Emerson Climate Technologies (St. Louis) announced that Ken Perkins was promoted to vice president, OEM sales for White-Rodgers. Perkins replaces Matt Keithly, who accepted the position of vice president, Americas, for Control Techniques, a part of the Emerson Industrial Automation Group (Eden Prairie, Minn.).

Publication date: 09/12/2011