• Advantix Systems (Sunrise, Fla.) was selected as a 2014 Technology Pioneer by the World Economic Forum (New York).

• Sherwood Valve LLC (Washington, Pa.) named John Foster as southeast regional sales manager, and Arnie Lockstein as mid-Atlantic regional sales manager.

• Nest Labs Inc. (Palo Alto, Calif.) entered into an agreement with Intellectual Ventures (Bellevue, Wash.) granting Nest Labs non-exclusive rights to Intellectual Ventures’ portfolio of patents.

• TSI Inc. (Shoreview, Minn.) launched its IAQ and HVAC training center, a division of TSI University.

• Williams Comfort Products (Colton, Calif.) opened a warehouse distribution location in Commerce City, Colo.

• Horizon Die Co. Inc. (East Dundee, Ill.) announced it is adding 21,000 square feet of space to its East Dundee manufacturing facility.

• A.O. Smith Corp. (Milwaukee) awarded its L.B. Smith President’s Safety award to its water heater plant in Veldhoven, the Netherlands.

• Atlantic Ultraviolet Corp. (Hauppauge, N.Y.) is celebrating its 50th anniversary.

Publication date: 9/23/2013

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