National Pump & Compressor opens Bakersfield branch

National Pump & Compressor opened a location in Bakersfield, Calif. The branch will initially focus on pump and pump accessory rentals and sales.

Juniper Systems names director of business and channel development

Juniper Systems named Robert Davis director of business and channel development. He has 15 years experience in mobile technology and will be responsible for strengthening worldwide sales channels and expanding market reach for the designer and manufacturer of handheld computers for mobile data collection in extreme environments.

Yaskawa acquires Wermac Electric

The Drives & Motion Division of Yaskawa America acquired the business and operations of Wermac Electric Ltd. in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Wermac has been a 25-year partner with Yaskawa, particularly in the oil and gas markets. The new division will be known as Yaskawa Wermac and will be located at the former Wermac Electric facility in Calgary.

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Pepperl+Fuchs receives product certification

Pepperl+Fuchs received UL Class I Division 2, ATEX Zone 2 and IEC-Ex Zone 2 certification on its 15- and 19-inch industrial panel products. The product line includes the PC8200 Series panel PCs, KM8200 Series monitors with integral KVM and RM8200 Series remote monitors.

Gamajet service repair available to Toftejorg owners

As part of the Alfa Laval acquisition, the Gamajet service and repair program is now available to owners of Toftejorg tank cleaning equipment.

Smith & Loveless releases pumping systems catalog

Smith & Loveless released Pumping SOLUTIONS 4.0. The pumping systems catalog has specifications, technical drawings and literature, including its 6-inch X-Peller pump impeller, SAWS station advance warning system and Station Comm two-way text communication. The catalog can be ordered by calling 800/892-9122 or visiting the company website at

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Ludman names CFO, vice presidents, manager

Ludman Industries named Jeff Butcher chief financial officer and Alan Severns vice president of sales. The company also named Richard Horsfield executive vice president, overseeing sales, engineering, operations and marketing procedures, and appointed James Q. Adams global sales and marketing manager.

Warren Rupp promotes vice presidents

IDEX Corp. and Warren Rupp promoted Bill Jones to vice president of operations, East Asia; Shawn Fortune to vice president of supply chain and operations; and Shane Wiltanger to director of operations, responsible for management of the Warren Rupp factory. Jones will be responsible for the IDEX Technology Services facility in Suzhou, China, and Fortune will be responsible for the manufacturing process, including the sourcing, purchasing and inventory management functions of Warren Rupp.

Interlube Systems achieves 100,000 pump sale

Interlube Sales achieved the 100,000th sale of its AC range of automatic lubrication pumps. The compact, electrically operated, multi-line lubrication system was launched in 2002.

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Kenworth offers brochure on Class 6, Class 7 cabovers

Kenworth offers a six-page brochure on its new K270 Class 6 and K370 Class 7 cabovers, including engine specifications, engine equipment, gross axle weight rating, suspension, wheels/tires/brakes, frame, cab, electrical system, paint and options.

Adedge names applications engineer

Adedge Water Technologies named Khushbu Karan applications engineer, responsible for sales engineering support, proposal preparation, system design, project scoping and execution of water treatment projects. She has a bachelor's degree in chemical engineering and a master's degree in management science.

Electric Eel offers cable, tool selection guide

Electric Eel Mfg. Co. offers a two-page guide for matching the correct cable and cleaning tool for its line of drain and sewer cleaning machines. The guide is available at or by emailing

NLB expands product website

NLB expanded its website (, enabling users to search by specific equipment or by application. It also includes application information, video demos and downloadable catalogs, spec sheets and application bulletins.

Masport moves offices, manufacturing facility

Masport moved its offices and manufacturing operation to 6801 Cornhusker Highway, Lincoln, Neb. The larger location enables the company to improve its technology and customer services. Phone and fax numbers are unchanged.

Lely's Morris passes away

Joseph Marion "Joe" Morris, 55, of Kenly, N.C., passed away Nov. 17. He was employed at Lely Manufacturing as shop foreman/general manager and was a member of the Coon Hunting Association. He is survived by his wife, Carolyn.

Duoline releases white paper

Duoline Technologies has released a white paper on the use of water to drive oil from within a formation. The paper details causes of corrosion in
injector pipes as well as the varied means of mitigating that corrosion. It can be viewed at

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