• Invesys plc (London, England) has agreed to sell its Fasco Motors business to Tecumseh Products Company (Tecumseh, MI) for $415 million.

  • Air Enterprises (Akron, OH) has established a new sales, service, and assembly facility for its custom-designed air-handling equipment in Dublin, Ireland, to serve the European market.

  • Rheem Water Heaters (Montgomery, AL) recently named Curtis Osborne as the winner of its Invest In America Sweepstakes & Rewards Program. Osborne, a journeyman plumber with W.J. Borhoff Plumbing (Henderson, NV), received a $5,000 Series EE U.S. Patriot Savings Bond.

  • Dust Free® Inc. (Royse City, TX) has been awarded a new patent, which the company says protects the strategic placement of germicidal light fixtures next to cooling coils to maximize the dosage of UV-C onto the surface of the coil into the condensate.

  • Temtrol (Okarche, OK) has received Category 5 Hurricane Certification for its Series WF air-handling unit.

  • Peerless Heater Company (Boyertown, PA) has appointed Mike Kaufmann as regional sales manager for the Mid-Atlantic and Southeastern portion of the United States.

  • Victaulic (Lehigh Valley, PA) has named Gary Moore as president of Victaulic Company of Canada (Rexdale, ON, Canada).

  • ITT Industries (Morton Grove, IL) appointed three executives to new positions in its Fluid Handling Division. Mark Handzel was promoted to director of U.S. Sales for HVAC and plumbing products, Karl Buscher has been promoted to director of Morton Grove marketing and technical services, and John C. Everhart has joined the company as director of international sales and marketing.

  • Coastal Computer Corporation (Fort Myers, FL) has formed an alliance with Intuit’s QuickBooks® 2003 products. The company says this will enable customers to use both systems to share data.

    Publication date: 12/09/2002