• Hoshizaki America Inc. (Peachtree City, Ga.) announced the pending acquisition of Lancer Corp.

  • Manitowoc Ice Inc. (Manitowoc, Wis.) and Kolpak (Parsons, Tenn.) were voted Best in Class for the fifth consecutive year in the ice maker category and the walk-in unit category, respectively, by Foodservice Equipment & Supplies.

  • Fasco Motors (St. Clair, Mo.) promoted Jeff Gamache to product marketing manager.

  • Mestek Inc. (Westfield, Mass.) purchased Embassy Industries Inc. (Farmingdale, N.Y.) for $8 million.

  • Weil-McLain (Michigan City, Ind.) named Dane Nobbs Salesman of the Year.

  • Emerson Climate Technologies (St. Louis) released Quick Facts on 13 SEER, a handout for contractors. It is available for downloading at www.emersonclimatecontractor.com.

  • Trane (Piscataway, N.J.) appointed Larry Wash vice president of services and contracting of Trane Commercial Systems Americas Sales.

    Publication date: 11/07/2005