Emerson Electric Co. (St. Louis) signed an agreement to purchase the valves and controls business of Pentair plc. (Minneapolis) for $3.15 billion. The acquisition is expected to close in the next four to six months, subject to regulatory approvals.

Friedrich Air Conditioning Co. (San Antonio) named Maria Downes national account manager of HVAC systems. She was most recently employed by Whirlpool Corp. (Benton Harbor, Michigan).

BrassCraft Mfg. Co. (Novi, Michigan) donated $35,000 to Troops to Trades, a program of the Nexstar Legacy Foundation (St. Paul, Minnesota).

Intermatic Inc. (Spring Grove, Illinois) named Oscar Ibarra vice president of global sales.

Mitsubishi Electric US Inc. Cooling & Heating Division (Suwanee, Georgia) named Michael Sanok director, residential business, northeast business unit.

Mestex (Dallas), a division of Mestek Inc. (Westfield, Massachusetts), named Richard Kirkland vice president of sales.

Flextherm Inc. (Longueuil, Quebec) celebrated its 25th anniversary.

Maria Downes Michael Sanok
Maria Downes Michael Sanok

Publication date: 9/12/2016

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