Julie DeckerAtco Rubber Products Inc. (Fort Worth, Texas) named Julie Decker (right) national sales manager. She will manage strategic distribution of Atco’s flexible duct products.

U.S. Boiler Company (Lancaster, Pennsylvania) named Chris Massey director of sales.

Venstar Inc. (Chatsworth, California) announced its ColorTouch® touchscreen Wi-Fi thermostat was named a 2016 Product of the Year by Business Intelligence Group’s BIG Award for Business awards program.

Hoshizaki America Inc. (Peachtree City, Georgia) named Jim Procuro senior vice president of sales and marketing, effective immediately.

Johnson Controls Inc. (Milwaukee) unitary products group’s Wichita, Kansas, facility received a Manufacturing, Wholesale & Distribution Award from the Wichita Business Journal.

Stanley Black & Decker Inc. (New Britain, Connecticut) entered into an agreement to acquire Newell Brand Inc.’s (Atlanta) hilmor (East Meadow, Massachusetts), Irwin Industrial Tools (Martinsville, Ohio), and Lenox Tools (East Meadow, Massachusetts) brands for $1.95 billion.

Publication date: 10/24/2016

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