• The Unitary Products Group (UPG) of York International Corp. (Norman, OK) announced an agreement with Notifact Corp. (Fairfield, NJ) to incorporate Notifact’s wireless technology into York Wireless™, a monitoring system that allows “plug and play” communications to York commercial heating and air conditioning units.
  • Carrier Corp. (Farmington, CT) has formed a development and sales agreement with Tridium, Inc. (Richmond, VA). The agreement will provide Carrier with a Web-enabled software platform, Tridium’s Niagara Framework, to further broaden Carrier Comfort Network™ (CCN) products and services.
  • Moore Industries (North Hills, CA) has purchased Powers Process Controls Instrument Division (Skokie, IL), a unit of Crane Corp.
  • SimplexGrinnell (Houston, TX) has become a new member in the Microsoft Certified Partner program. The company was named to the program for its competence on the latest Microsoft technologies.
  • Airxchange Inc. (Rockland, MA) announced that all of its energy recovery ventilation cassettes will carry a standard 5-year limited manufacturing warranty. The warranty went into effect on Jan. 1, 2002.
  • Dreyer’s Grand Ice Cream (Oakland,CA) has named Triton Food Equipment, LLC (Franklin, TN), as the exclusive supplier for its Grand Soft® system nationwide. Triton will be responsible for future enhancements to the existing models and for development of new equipment.
  • Omega Engineering, Inc. (Stamford, CT), will offer The Omega Made in the USA Edition Handbook. The 3,000-page book features over 100,000 products, all made in the United States. For more information, go to www.omega.com (website).
  • Marathon Electric’s (Wausau, WI) new EPACT-compliant Severe Duty Explosion Proof motor was recently named as a finalist for “Product of the Year” by Plant Engineering magazine.
  • Siemens (Atlanta, GA) will add a Busch Grand National car to is existing Winston Cup sponsorship of Bill Davis Racing. The company will continue as the major associate sponsor with Bill Davis Racing’s #23 Hills Brothers Dodge, driven by Hut Stricklin, and will take on the role of primary sponsor of 17 races with Busch Series driver Scott Wimmer.

    Publication date: 01/28/2002