Weil-McLain (Burr Ridge, Ill.) hiredJohn Kopfto the position of senior product manager with a concentration on commercial boilers and indirect domestic hot water tanks.

Ingersoll Rand (Dublin, Ireland) added Nelson Peltz as the 12th member of its board of directors.

Hartzell (Piqua, Ohio) appointed Brad Bishop as vice president of OEM sales.

Ridgid (Elyria, Ohio) awarded scholarships to Tyler Arndt, Justin Gould, Dana Parks, and Matthew Saille through the educational foundation of the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors – National Association (PHCC).

Flowserve Corp. (Dallas) opened a pump manufacturing plant in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Metal Coaters (Houston) acquired a new facility in Middletown, Ohio.

Marley Engineered Products (Bennettsville, S.C.) welcomed Dennis Krob as a product manager for specialty heaters, and Olga Khavarivska as junior product manager.

Fluke Corp.’s (Everett, Wash.) 750 Series Documenting Process Calibrators were honored by Control Engineering with an Engineers’ Choice award in the hardware — handheld test, measurement, and calibration category.

Publication date: 10/1/2012