Panasonic Corp. (Osaka, Japan) announced the relocation of its refrigeration compressor business’s global headquarters to Singapore.

AquaMotion Inc. (Warwick, Rhode Island) appointed Central Sales Inc. (Des Moines, Iowa) as its sales representative for Iowa, Nebraska, Kansas, and Missouri.

Mitsubishi Electric U.S. Inc. Cooling & Heating Division (Suwanee, Georgia) named Steve O’Brien senior vice president of sales, marketing, and supply chain management.

Knipex Tools LP (Arlington Heights, Illinois) joined the Distributor Partners of America’s (DPA) Buying Group.

Venstar Inc.’s (Chatsworth, California) ColorTouch and Explorer Wi-Fi-enabled programmable thermostats achieved OpenADR 2.0b certification from the OpenADR Alliance (Morgan Hill, California).

Franklin Electric Co. Inc. (Fort Wayne, Indiana) named Donald P. Kenney president of North America Water Systems.

Delta Electronics Inc. (Taipei, Taiwan) announced its Hoofddorp, Netherlands, location is now recognized as a Building Research Establishment Environmental Assessment Method (BREEAM) sustainable facility. 

Publication date: 5/1/2017

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