Chris Van Rite
  • M&M Manufacturing Co. (Fort Worth, Texas) elected Chris Van Rite vice president of sales. Seth Priester moved to inside sales in Houston.

  • Eclipse Inc. (Rockford, Ill.) named Lachlan Perks president and COO, and promoted Harry Steltmann, former president and COO, to vice chairman.

  • DuctSox (Chicago) named Hoffman & Hoffman (Greensboro, N.C.) as its 2005 Manufacturer's Representative of the Year.

    Lachlan Perks
  • CertainTeed Corp. (Valley Forge, Pa.) promoted Andrew Goldberg to district manager of HVAC industrial products, Western Region, and Shawn Beears to product manager for the HVAC industrial business.

  • SpacePak (Westfield, Mass.) selected Mid-Way Supply (Zion, Ill.) as a distributor for its complete line of air conditioners and heating units.

  • Zonex Systems (Huntington Beach, Calif.) launched an online zone control and direct digital control quote program,

  • Research Product Corp. (Madison, Wis.) announced the retirement of Roger Pasch.

  • Grundfos (Olathe, Kan.) acquired PACO Pumps (Houston).

  • Burnham Commercial (Lancaster, Pa.) promoted Jason Wiggins to commercial product assistant and hired Brent Murphy as commercial application engineer.

  • Danfoss (Baltimore) named John Galyen as president of Danfoss Refrigeration & Air-Conditioning, North America, and appointed Jamie Kitchen as training manager.

    Publication date: 02/27/2006