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Superior Boiler-Hutchinson (Hutchinson, Kansas) named Danny Lane vice president of operations.

Nor-Lake Inc. (Hudson, Wisconsin) announced PCH Solutions (Fairfax, California) as one of its newest independent sales and marketing representatives.

Tecumseh Products (Ann Arbor, Michigan) named Ernani Nunes senior vice president, global sales and engineering.

Panasonic (Kadoma, Osaka, Japan) announced a new collaboration with Trumbull Campbell Associates Inc. (Newburyport, Massachusetts).

Danfoss (Baltimore, Maryland) partnered with distributor Motors & Armatures Inc. (Hauppauge, New York).

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Mitch Barton

Ridgid (Elyria, Ohio) named Mitch Barton marketing director with the Ridgid Global Press Connection team.

Carlisle Hardcast LLC (Wylie, Texas), a wholly owned subsidiary of Carlisle Construction Materials LLC (Carlisle, Pennsylvania), has acquired the assets of Gripnail Corporation (East Providence, Rhode Island).



Horizon Services’ (Wilmington, Delaware) Service Coordinator Supervisor Emily Ramirez accepted the Department of Defense’s Patriot Award in recognition for her support of an employee serving in the National Guard.



O’Connor Company (Lenexa, Kansas) acquired the assets of the Oklahoma City branch of Hunton Distribution (Houston).

Casteel Heating, Cooling, Plumbing, and Electrical (Marietta, Georgia) won the “Best of HVAC Sales & Service Companies” award in the Guide to Gwinnett’s “Best of Gwinnett.”



DMG Corp. (Orange, California) formed an exclusive partnership with Geoclima (Ronchi dei Legionari, Italy).



ASHRAE announced that Rupal Choksi, AHRI assistant vice president, Quality & Industry Sector Lead, Unitary, will receive a Distinguished Service Award.

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Bryan Cordill

The Propane Education & Research Council named Bryan Cordill director of residential and commercial business development.

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