Bob TongUSON(Houston) appointedBob Tong (top right) as director of China operations.

RAE Corp. (Pryor, Okla.) welcomed Vickie Stephens as chief talent officer.

K2 Systems (Oceanside, Calif.) opened its U.S. division, Everest Solar Systems LLC.

Tim MarkleinECR (Utica, N.Y.) appointed Tim Marklein (left) as regional sales manager for the organization’s wholesale distribution business in the North Central region.

Knipex Tools LP (Arlington Heights, Ill.) added Helen E. Mills as controller of North American sales.

Rinnai America Corp. (Peachtree City, Ga.) and Giant Factories Inc. (Montreal) formed a partnership to market and develop new products.

Jaga Climate Systems (Toronto) appointed Kathy Huang as inside sales representative.Jon Summers

Dri-Steem (Minneapolis) named Jon Summers (bottom right) its president.

Publication date: 10/8/2012