• Ruskin Co. (Grandview, Mo.) earned Energy Star certification for superior energy efficiency by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for its global headquarters.
• ABB (Zurich) named Ulrich Spiesshofer as CEO, effective Sept. 15.
• Enerconcept Technologies Inc. (Magog, Quebec, Canada) earned Canadian patent no. 2,638,257 on its Lubi system, valid until 2028.
• Rheem (Atlanta), along with distributor Hughes Supply (Orlando, Fla.), opened a new Prostock store in Covington, Ga.
• Unico Inc. (St. Louis) completed all requirements to earn ISO 9001:2008 certification.
• Mitsubishi Electric US Cooling & Heating Division (Suwanee, Ga.) named J.R. de la Cruz (right) as director of sales operations.
• Franklin Electric Co. Inc. (Bluffton, Ind.) plans to rebrand recently acquired Cerus Industrial (Hillsboro, Ore.) as Franklin Control Systems (Hillsboro, Ore.).
• General Tools & Instruments (New York) was named a 2013 money-savings product winner by Buildings magazine for its Predator Thermal/Visual Imaging Camera with picture-in-picture product.
Publication date: 7/8/2013