• ABB Inc. (New Berlin, WI), a manufacturer of electric motors and generators, has become the latest sponsor of the “Motor Decisions Matter” campaign, bringing the total number of sponsors to 30. For more information, visit www.motorsmatter.org (website).

  • Garry Stroud, president and general manager of Copeland Canada and Alco Controls (Brantford, ON, Canada) has retired after 30 years. Steve Wood will replace Stroud as general manager of Copeland and Alco.

  • Lindab Inc. (Stamford, CT) has announced that its non-woven polyester fabric is now standard on all of its double-wall ductwork. Regardless of duct size or shape, the company will use the fabric in every SPIROsafe Double Wall component.

  • Niagara Plastics Company (Erie, PA) has introduced its new line of VC/EV Series vinyl round caps for capping irregularly shaped objects. The company says that free samples and literature are available upon request. For more information, visit www.niagraplastics.com (website).

  • Danfoss (Baltimore, MD) has appointed Brian Davis as vice president, industrial refrigeration, with responsibility for business in North America.

  • Rheem Air Conditioning Division (Fort Smith, AR) and USA Logistics (Van Buren, AR) have entered into a freight management partnership designed to facilitate freight shipments to and from Rheem manufacturing plants in Arkansas and Georgia.

  • Burton D. Cohen, retired senior vice president and chief franchising officer for McDonald’s Corp., has been elected to the board for directors of The Dwyer Group (Waco, TX), effective immediately.

  • Lau Industries (Dayton, OH) recently presented an award to Advanced Ventilation Products (Sterling Heights, MI) for achieving the milestone of two years of successful business. Advanced Ventilation Products is a manufacturer representative for Lau Industries.

    Publication date: 05/13/2002