Things to Know, People to See

Things to Know

FlatPlate Inc., York, Pa., maker of heat exchangers for refrigeration, was named a Technology Company of the Year finalist by the Technology Council of Central Pennsylvania this past spring. Award recipients were recognized for demonstrating "strategic use of technology for the betterment of company and industry," per the council's requirements.

Vilter Manufacturing Corp., Cudahy, Wis., offers a 12-page brochure that explains the technology of single-screw compression. The company's line of single-screw compressors also is highlighted. For a copy, call (414) 744-0111 or visit

A 100-page temperature sensors catalog is available from Conax Buffalo Technologies, Buffalo, N.Y. The catalog provides technical information to help specify the right sensor for your specific process application. Call (800) 223-2389 or visit

Westermeyer Industries, Bluffs, Ill., opened a new 10,000 ft2 facility on five acres. The facility houses a range of metal working processes to fabricate components such as oil reservoirs, oil regulators, oil separators, refrigerant receivers, oil filters, liquid level switches, Y strainers, three-way valves and rupture discs for the refrigeration market.

People to See

People to See

Paul Witt was appointed strategic sales manager at Omron Electronics LLC, Schaumburg, Ill. Witt oversees Omron's strategic accounts team, along with the company's systems integration business, software solutions group and inspection systems group.

Degussa, Parsippany, N.J., named Dr. Timothy McCarthy as business development manager and Dr. Stephan Schaefer as marketing manager.

Airgas Inc., Radnor, Pa., elected William O. Albertini to a two-year term on its board of directors, filling a vacancy created by the retirement of John A.H. Shober.