News In Brief (January 2014)
Volker Stamer was named director of stationary products at Bitzer Kühlmaschinenbau GmbH in Sindelfingen, Germany. He will be combining this new role with his previous duties as division manager customer support, stationary products.
Baltimore-based Danfoss has partnered with SGS Refrigeration Sales to represent the Danfoss Industrial Refrigeration line to industrial refrigeration contractors across in the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic and Southeast regions.
At the Metal Treating Institute’s meeting in Las Vegas, Dry Coolers Inc.’s president Brian Russell was reelected to a three-year term on the trade association’s board of directors.
Also during the MTI meeting, Dry Coolers’ Matt Reed, the company’s engineering manager, received his diploma for completion of MTI’s “Y.E.S. Management Training Program.” The four-weekend training course held over a 10-month period teaches attendees about leadership, management, cost accounting and lean manufacturing.
FS-Elliott Co. LLC, Export, Pa., a manufacturer of oil-free centrifugal air and gas compressors, added a new representative office in Selangor, Malaysia. Led by Greg Baldwin, director of business development for Southeast Asia, the office will support existing channel partners and expand partnerships.
Viega LLC, Wichita, Kansas, named long-time employee Dalyn Cantrell as vice president of sales and marketing. Cantrell replaced Dave Garlow, who accepted the role as Viega LLC president and CEO. With his promotion, Cantrell also joins the Viega executive committee, the company’s eight-member leadership team.
Pamela J. Claypool was named senior vice president, human resources, at Airgas Inc., Radnor, Pa. Claypool previously served as the company’s vice president, talent management, responsible for key programs influencing the employment experience at Airgas, including employee selection and orientation, talent development and the company’s diversity program. She also served as vice president, human resources, for Airgas’ North Division, where she led all aspects of the division’s human resources functions.