Joe SchultheisLinel (Mooresville, Ind.) appointedJoe Schultheis (right) as major project sales manager.

A.O. Smith’s (Milwaukee) Florence, Ky. plant received the 2011 Lloyd B. Smith President’s Safety award. The award is A.O. Smith’s highest recognition of workplace safety.

Brent NoonanUponor Inc. (Apple Valley, Minn.) hired Brent Noonan (left) as vice president of U.S. sales.

WaterFurnace International Inc. (Fort Wayne, Ind.) achieved a 100 percent first-test pass rate on all of its 2011 Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) certification tests.

Volcanic Heater Inc. (Alliance, Ohio) released a video depicting 100 years of company history.

LSB Industries Inc. (Oklahoma City) announced it will close its chemical factory in El Dorado, Ark. following an explosion at the location.

Nest Labs (Palo Alto, Calif.) is now shipping its Learning Thermostat throughout Canada.

Fulton Cos. (Pulaski, N.Y.) received a Patriot award from the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR). The honor recognizes the company’s support of employees serving in the National Guard and Reserve.

Publication date: 6/11/2012