Personnel news from manufacturers of industrial process equipment, components and supplies

ESS, Tempe, Ariz., has made the following promotions: Greg Scandrett, vice president of consulting services; Barbara Robbins, vice president of training; Michael Davis, director of sales; and Ian Achterkirch, senior vice president of sales for Essential Suite and Compliance Suite software. ESS provides integrated software and services for environmental, health and safety management.

Joe Orosz, president of Danfoss Turbocor, Dorval, Quebec, was the keynote speaker at the U.S. Environ-mental Protection Agency's ClimateTech conference in Washington, D.C., which explored the energy and climate conditions expected to emerge over the next 25 years.

Mike Lewis was named North American sales manager for Angus Chemical Co., a wholly owned subsidiary of Dow Chemical Co., Midland, Mich., and Dow Biocides, Buffalo Grove, Ill.

Airgas Inc. has named Jay Sullivan president of Airgas South, Marietta, Ga., one of 13 regional companies that make up Airgas' distribution business.

Staco Energy Products, Dayton, Ohio, a provider of voltage control and regulation products, advanced power conditioners and uninterruptible power supplies, has made the following appointments for manufacturing representatives: Ainslie Technical Sales for the upper Midwest; Power Reps Wesmoreland for Oklahoma and northern Texas; Electrical Equipment Sales for Colorado and Wyoming; and E2 Resources Sales for Georgia, Tennessee and Alabama.