Force Control adds Manufacturer's Representative

Force Control Industries, manufacturer of oil shear brakes and clutch brakes, named Mountain States Reps & Associates its manufacturing representative for Utah, Colorado and Wyoming.

Coneqtec Sells TerraQuip Product Line

Coneqtec Corp., Wichita, Kan., sold its interest in TerraQuip Construction Products. The engineering and manufacturing company develops attachments and hydraulic kits for skid-steers, backhoes, compact and utility loaders. The company also owns Universal Construction Products, Universal Bingham and majority interest in Burlington Installation Corp.

FCI Analyzer Receives Canadian Approvals

The Model FS10A analyzer flow switch/monitor from Fluid Components International received FM and FMc Canadian approvals for continuous flow verification applications that support process analyzer sampling systems operating in hazardous plant areas. The approvals include nonincendive Class I, Division 2, Groups A, B, C, D; Class II, Division 2, Groups E, F, G; and Class II T4@Ta=71 degrees C Type 4X.

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Gribbins Representatives Featured at EHS Today's Conference

Jim Gribbins, president, Brian Willett, vice president, and Trevor Atherton, safety manager, were featured speakers at EHS Today's America's Safest Companies Conference in Chicago. Named one of America's Safest Companies by EHS Today in 2011, Gribbins Insulation presented with past winners Fluor Corp., Caterpillar and Dow Corning.

Mueller Establishes Technology Center

Mueller Co. established a technology center in Chattanooga, Tenn. The Mueller Technology Center includes 30 engineers focusing on technology to help utilities overcome current and future water infrastructure problems through improved conservation, safety and operational efficiency.

Southeastern Equipment adds Aries Product Line in Ohio

Southeastern Equipment offers Aries Industries pipeline inspection and rehabilitation equipment in Ohio. Products include pipeline inspection cameras, deep well and borehole cameras, lateral reinstatement cutters, sealing and grout systems, and survey equipment.

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Iowa Mold Tooling Names Director of Sales

Iowa Mold Tooling, an Oshkosh Corp. company, named Don Daniels director of sales. He has 30 years experience in sales management and sales strategy.

SPIR STAR Names Sales Representative

SPIR STAR promoted Ronnie Allen to sales representative. Allen joined the company in 2007, beginning in production and advancing to hose assembly technician.

Duoline Publishes Paper on Corrosion Control

Duoline Technologies published an online version of the technical paper, "Corrosion Control Planning is Critical for Extending Life of Injection Wells." The paper is available at

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Atlas Copco Acquires NewTech, Names Managers

Atlas Copco Secoroe acquired U.S.-based NewTech Drilling Products, developer and manufacturer of drilling products with a focus on rotary PDC (polycrystalline diamond compact) drill bits. NewTech will be part of Atlas Copco's Rock Drilling Tools division within the Mining and Rock Excavation Technique business area. Atlas Copco Construction Mining Technique also named Ray Shelor product line manager for down-the-hole equipment and Atlas Copco Construction Equipment named Michael Calendar service center manager for its Covington, Ga., location.

Pumptec Launches Website

Minnesota-based Pumptec, manufacturer of plunger pumps, launched a website at The site includes products, applications, literature and announcements.

Optica Network Hires Director of Safety and Training

Optica Network Technologies, designer and builder of wireless and wireline communications networks, named Ed Dennis director of safety and training. He has 20 years experience.

Baldwin Expands South Dakota Facility

Baldwin Filters is adding 110,000 square feet to its Yankton, S.D., manufacturing facility.

Newson Gale offers Paper on Static Electricity

Newson Gale released a white paper on static electricity, "Achieving Safe Tanker Truck Loading/Unloading." The paper provides detailed guidelines to ensure the safe transfer of flammable or combustible products to or from tanker trucks or similar mobile equipment or containers. The paper is available for download at

Super Products Produces Capability Guide

Super Products offers a product guide for its Mud Dog hydroexcavator line. The guide provides a side-by-side comparison chart and detailed information on its 6.5-, 10-, 12- and 16-yard units, as well as available options. A version of the guide can be viewed at

Donelson forms Innovative Hydrovac Trucks

Dan Donelson, former co-owner of Storm Trucks, purchased the assets of the Colorado hydrovac truck manufacturing company in November, renaming it Innovative Hydrovac Trucks LLC. Based in Log Lake Village, Colo., Donelson is the sole owner, president and CEO of the company that has 40 employees. Innovative Hydrovac builds trucks used for industrial cleaning and hydroexcavation in the municipal and gas, oil and mining industries.

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