• Foss Manufacturing Company Inc. (Hampton, N.H.) received a U.S. patent for its creation of Fosshieldâ„¢, a synthetic fiber designed to guard against the growth of bacteria, mold, and mildew. For more information, visit www.fossmfg.com.

  • Nordyne (O'Fallon, Mo.) announced the appointment of two new vice presidents: Drew Fitzgerald, vice president of marketing, and Doug Jones, vice president of sales.

  • Bell & Gossett (Morton Grove, Ill.) announced its Model GPX gasketed plate-and-frame heat exchanger received the Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration Institute's new Standard 400 certification for liquid-to-liquid heat exchangers. This is awarded for meeting or exceeding the manufacturer's published thermal performance rating.

  • Taco Inc. (Cranston, R.I.) announced a long-term agreement with HVAC Solution Inc. (Salt Lake City) that grants Taco exclusive rights to market Hydronic Systems Solution software. For more information, visit www.taco-hvac.com.

  • Emerson Climate Technologies (St. Louis) announced a promotion for contractors to be entered in a drawing for a Rusty Wallace Customized 2004 Dodge Hemi Ram truck, and other prizes. To enter, visit www.emersonclimatecontractor.com/truck or visit an Emerson Climate Technologies distributor location before Nov. 1.

    Publication date: 08/30/2004