Burnham Corp. (Lancaster, PA) announced that the following executive changes will go into effect at on Apr. 29, 2002. John B. Dodge will retire from the board of directors, but will be appointed as chairman emeritus and will act in an advisory capacity to the board. Albert Morrison III will be elected chairman of the board, in addition to his current responsibilities as president and ceo. Donald E. Sweigart will be elected as executive vice president and chief operating officer.
Nordyne (O’Fallon, MO) has selected Wise S. Johnson as the regional sales manager for Florida and Georgia, and Don L. Spaulding Sr. as the regional sales manager for Texas.
Grundfos Pumps Corp. (Olathe, KS) announced that beginning Jan. 1, 2002, all of its pump products will carry a 24-month warranty dating from the time of installation, but not more than 30 months from the date of manufacture. For more information, call 800-333-1366.
Thermo King Corp. (Minneapolis, MN) has announced the opening of its newest dealership, Thermo King of Nevada, Inc. (North Las Vegas, NV).
Advanced Thermal Products (ATP) (St. Mary’s, PA) has announced that its Quality Management System has been registered as compliant to the ISO 9002 standard. For more information, go to www.atpsensor.com (website).
Weil-McLain (Michigan City, IN) will be an exhibitor at the AFL-CIO Union Industries Trade Show to be held April 5-8 at the Minneapolis Convention Center in Minneapolis, MN. For more information, visit www.spx.com (website).
Luxaire Heating and Air Conditioning (Norman, OK) has introduced its spring 2002 promotion called “Box Full of Savings.” Customers can receive a rebate up to $250 or special six-month, no payment/no interest financing. The promotion applies to purchases made between April 1 and June 15. For more details, go to www.luxaire.com (website).
American Standard Heating and Air Conditioning’s (Tyler, TX) Allegiance 12 air conditioner was featured on the Jan. 19 episode of “Bob Vila’s Home Again” television program. Mike Donaghey, vice president of sales for S.G. Torrice (Woburn, MA), an American Standard distributor, appeared on the show to describe the benefits of the unit.
Thomas O. May has been appointed as president and ceo of Wolverine Brass Inc. (Conway, SC). May was previously president of Weil-McLain.
In this issue of The NEWS, we present the Residential Heating Showcase, featuring the latest heating equipment to hit residential HVAC. We also discuss developments in the tools and test instruments market.