MICHAEL BAUER, chief sales and marketing officer of BITZER SE, Sindelfingen, Germany, plans to leave the company on December 31. The decision is an amicable one for both parties and was made at Bauer’s request, citing personal reasons. DR. CHRISTIAN WAHLERS has assumed management of the sales and marketing department in the interim. Wahlers has worked for the Bitzer Group for 10 years and as CFO is also a member of the company’s management team.


Cleveland-based PARKER HANNIFIN CORP. consolidated its Climate and Industrial Controls (CIC) group into other existing operating groups within the company’s Industrial Segment.  As a result of this consolidation and the resulting change in management structure, the company will have two reporting segments beginning with fiscal year 2014: Diversified Industrial, which will continue to include supplemental sales and profitability data for North America and International, and Aerospace Systems.


SWEP will supply 100 brazed plate heat exchangers for NEW KAROLINSKA SOLNA, a university hospital currently under construction in the County of Stockholm, Sweden.


 INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE OF AMMONIA REFRIGERATION added a module to its basic ammonia refrigeration series videos. “Module 7: Control Valves” focuses on the characteristics of control valves in ammonia refrigeration systems, primarily on solenoid valves and pressure regulators. To order, visit  www.iiar.org