• Weil-McLain (Michigan City, IN) has announced its 2002 fall promotion called “Get Into the Action.” From Sept. 16-Oct. 18, contractors and dealers can earn shirts and fleece vests for each Weil-McLain boiler or any two indirect-fired water heaters they purchase.

  • Effikal International Inc. (Orion, MI) has named Ken McHenry as its senior vice president of business development. McHenry will be responsible for the strategic direction of the marketing, sales, and engineering departments.

  • DiversiTech (Decatur, GA) has been awarded a patent for its newly designed Wagner Torque Plus hard starts. The company says that the units are constructed of one continuous plastic shell that houses both the capacitor and the PTC.

  • Blygold America Inc. (Stevensville, MD) has licensed Finger Lakes Engineering (Big Flats, NY) as Blygold New York to apply the company’s protective coating products for HVACR companies located in New York and the Northeastern United States. For more information, visit www.blygoldamerica.com (website).

  • Yokogawa Electric Corporation (Tokyo, Japan) was awarded a control system project to be installed at an ethylene complex in Jubail, Saudi Arabia. The estimated $30 million project includes Yokogawa’s integrated control system CENTUM CS3000 and field instruments including pressure, temperature, and flow.

  • Purafil Inc. (Doraville, GA) has named Bob Rezuke as sales manager for a 20-state region from the Midwest to the Northeast.

  • Lennox Industries (Dallas, TX) recently named its top sales representatives by region and for the commercial business unit for 2001. They are: Evan Bellville (Commercial), Mike Heuring (Southwest), Richard Seals (Southeast), Tom Ronshausen (Great Lakes), Jean-Claude Houle (Northeast), and Rob Viau (North Central).

    Publication date: 09/23/2002