Kobelco names warranty administrator

Kobelco Construction Machinery USA named Kris Bojarzin warranty administrator. He will be responsible for processing warranty claims, as well as recording and tracking repair data.

Ellicott Dredges names Mexico distributor

Ellicott Dredges selected Makisur S.A. de C.V. as its distributor for dredge parts. The company also will provide technical and on-site support.

Atlas Copco among top 100 innovative companies

Atlas Copco ranks 94 among Forbes’ top 100 most innovative companies, based on the company’s market capitalization when compared to anticipated cash flows. According to the magazine, the calculation serves as an indicator of the expected return on investment in coming years as a result of the company’s current innovations.

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Franklin Electric relocates headquarters

Franklin Electric relocated to its new World Headquarters and Engineering Center in Fort Wayne, Ind. The 118,800-square-foot facility houses the company’s headquarters staff of 245 with room for future growth, as well as a 24,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art testing lab.

PressurePro partners with Velociti

Advantage PressurePro, developer of tire pressure monitoring systems and TPMS technologies, has partnered with Velociti, provider of technology deployment and networking technology products. Velociti will be an official installation provider for PressurePro products.

Tremcar Technologies names vice president

Tremcar Technologies named Andy Mulvey vice president, international. He will be responsible for developing the American market and share time between the company’s Calgary, Canada, headquarters office and Strasburg, Ohio.

Related: Tremcar Inc. acquires the assets of Robica Forman Tank Ltd.

Plibrico names area sales manager

Plibrico Company named Markus Teepe East Coast area sales manager for the Plibrico Refractory Materials Division. He will be based out of Knoxville, Tenn.

Evonik names director of oil and gas group

Evonik Corp. named Jason Fox director of its oil and gas group. The German-headquartered specialty chemical manufacturer has 20 production sites in the United States and Canada.

DHR International names global head of mining

DHR International named Jill Schofield the company’s global head of mining, a subsector of DHR’s Industrial Practice Group. Schofield will serve as DHR’s managing director and executive vice president for Western Canada and is based in the firm’s Calgary office. She also will continue as a leader within DHR’s Industrial Practice Group.

Related: Advantage PressurePro announces updated Sensor Seal technology

Baldwin employees receive achievement award

Baldwin Filters employees Craig Simmons and James Whitesel received the CLARCOR Achievement Award. Simmons, setup specialist, was recognized for being a key resource in providing operational knowledge and insight in the equipment design and operation for the upgrade of spin-on filter lines in the company’s Kearney, Neb., and Yankton, S.D., facilities. Whitesel, production supervisor, was recognized for his contributions related to a new can-making line and sensor plate work cell at the Kearney plant and training support at the company’s Morocco facility.

GapVax launches anniversary website

GapVax launched its redesigned website, www.gapvax.com, in celebration of its 25th anniversary. The easy-to-navigate site includes equipment, parts and contact information.

Kalmar Rough Terrain Center names president, CEO

Kalmar Rough Terrain Center named Steve Speakes president and chief executive officer. Located in Cibolo, Texas, Kalmar manufactures rough terrain material handling equipment for the U.S. Department of Defense.

GPS Insight moves headquarters

GPS Insight moved its headquarters to the top floor of the Henkel Building in Scottsdale, Ariz. The new location includes 50,000 square feet of office space, shared 150-person training stadium, cafeteria, gym, rooftop garden and underground employee parking.

AquaMost appoints chief operating officer

AquaMost appointed Mark Henrickson chief operating officer. He had served as the company’s chief financial officer since March 2012 and will continue to lead its financial management strategy as well as day-to-day operations.

TBEI names J-Craft sales manager

Truck Bodies & Equipment promoted Don Gorny to sales manager, direct and military sales. He has been with the company 30 years, most recently as J-Craft territory manager.

E&B Green Solutions receives technology award

E&B Green Solutions received a Spotlight on New Technology award from LAGCOE for its G-Clean line of environmentally safe and effective cleaning solutions. E&B also was an Oil & Gas Awards finalist in the Industry Supplier of the Year category.

Alcoa, AMRTUR reach supply agreement

Alcoa Oil & Gas, an Alcoa business, reached a supply agreement with AMRTUR for its Alco Aluminum Alloy Drill Pipe (AADP). Alcoa will supply AMRTUR with 20,000 feet of 5 7/8-inch AADP for use in offshore applications in Southeast Asia.

Vac2Go names manager, adds to fleet

Vac2Go named Jason Harville Southeast territory manager and added 2014 Guzzler Classics with HXX hydroexcavation packages to its fleet. The trucks, with 28-inch HG blower for wet/dry industrial cleaning, 18-yard debris body, telescoping boom and 600-gallon water tank will service the company’s Rock Hill, S.C., Hopewell, Va., and LaGrange, Ky., locations.

GapVax features Orange County Chopper at Expo

GapVax celebrated its 25th anniversary by commissioning a custom-built chopper motorcycle from Orange County Choppers. Unveiled in November, the bike’s fabrication was featured on the CMT Network as part of the new Orange County Choppers TV series. The customized motorcycle will be on display in Booth 6004 at the Pumper & Cleaner Environmental Expo International, Feb. 24-27. Paul Teutul Sr., founder of Orange County Choppers, also will be on hand.


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