Places and Faces (May 2014)
News from Industrial cooling equipment manufacturers includes new websites, staff promotions and plant expansions.
Delta T Systems, Richfield, Wis., a manufacturer of water- and oil-temperature control equipment, introduced a new website to better serve their customers. Enhanced features include a product selection tool, detailed quote form, printable documents and photo galleries. Visit www.deltatsys.com
SPX Corp., Charlotte, completed the sale of its Thermal Product Solutions (TPS) business to Resilience Capital Partners for approximately $43 million. TPS designs and manufactures environmental temperature cycling and stability test chambers as well as industrial and laboratory ovens and furnaces.
Colmac Coil, Colville, Wash., promoted Jeremy Olberding to vice president of sales. Olberding has worked for the company since 2005. Working closely with the marketing, research and software development departments, Olberding will suggest methods to improve products and increase customer satisfaction.
Alfa Laval, Lund, Sweden, will supply its Packinox heat exchangers to a refinery and petrochemical plant in Vietnam. The order has a value of approximately $8.6 million. Delivery is scheduled for 2015. The heat exchangers will be used in the production of mixed xylenes, ingredients in the manufacturing of synthetic nylons and PET bottles.
Hydraulic Institute, Parsippany, N.J., named Randy Bennett, vice president of technology and operations, Leistritz Advanced Technologies Corp., as its 2013 Member of the Year. The award was presented to Bennett at the Hydraulic Institute’s 2014 annual meeting in Phoenix.
A manufacturer of corrosion-resistant thermoplastic fluid flow solutions will move its corporate headquarters. Asahi/America Inc. will move from Malden, Mass., to Lawrence, Mass., in October 2014. The 200,000 ft2 facility will house all of Asahi/America’s current operations and provide room for the company’s development plans.