Cleveland-based Parker Hannifin, a maker of motion and control technologies, has acquired Detroit Plasticos e Metais S/A (Detroit) of Sao Paulo, Brazil, a manufacturer of high performance fittings, valves, manifolds and thermoplastic tubing.
Murrieta, Calif., appointed James Estes
managing director of ACD
and Cryogenic Industries.
Estes is responsible for the ACD cryogenic reciprocating and centrifugal pump
and turboexpander manufacturing facility, as well as the extensive global
service and repair network that falls under Cryogenic Industries service
Turner Designs Hydrocarbon Instruments Inc.,
Fresno, Calif., promoted David Doting to vice
president, general manager. Also, Duane
Germenis joined Turner as vice president of sales and
marketing. The company manufactures UV fluorescence analyzers for measuring
hydrocarbons in water and soil.
Craig Carswell was
named president and CEO of Lytron Inc.,
Woburn, Mass. Carswell will be responsible for providing day-to-day leadership
and strategic direction to the company.
Six new organizations have joined the membership of the Hydraulic
Institute, Parsippany, N.J. The new members are: Asco Power Technologies L.P., Firetrol
Products, Cary, N.C.; Crane
Pumps & Systems, Piqua, Ohio; Emerson
Control, Eden Prairie, Minn.; Graphite
Metallizing Corp., Yonkers,
N.Y.; Smith & Loveless Inc.,
Lenexa, Kan.; and Warren Rupp, Mansfield,
Continental Disc Corp.,
Liberty, Mo., appointed Tom MacGibbon
vice president of sales and marketing.
ESS, a Tempe,
Ariz.-based provider of environmental, health and safety, and crisis management
software for enterprise sustainability, appointed Greg
Stevens as director of business development.
Things to Know, People to See (March 2009)
March 9, 2009