Industry News - January 2013

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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.

Anvil acquires North Alabama Pipe

Anvil International, manufacturer of pipe fittings, pipe hangers and piping support systems, acquired the assets of North Alabama Pipe Corp., provider of pipe fabrication equipment.

Neenah Enterprises names VP; Foundry marks 140 years

Neenah Enterprises named Scott Hoffman vice president, municipal group. He has 25 years of manufacturing, procurement, production and sales experience. Neenah Foundry also celebrated its 140th anniversary in October. Founded in 1872 by William Aylward as Aylward Plow Works in Neenah, Wis., the foundry cast its first manhole covers and sewer grates in 1904.

PPI, ICC to work together on projects

The Plastics Pipe Institute signed a memorandum of understanding with the International Code Council providing a framework for the organizations to identify opportunities to work together on educational, technical, scientific, legislative and regulatory matters.

McElroy launches online university

McElroy launched an online university at The site includes fusion instruction videos and courses for hands-on training and certification. Hosted on YouTube, the videos can be viewed on most computers, tablets and smartphones.

PSG opens California Euro-Center

Pump Solutions Group, a business unit within Dover Corp., opened its Almatec and Mouvex Euro-Center facility in Grand Torrance, Calif. The service center provides application engineering, market and after-sales support.

Storm Water Systems among Solutions Awards finalists

Storm Water Systems was chosen as one of 16 Solutions Awards finalists for its Bandalong Litter Trap by the Savannah Ocean Exchange Global Review Panel. The award honors corporations and groups that generate economic growth and productivity while reducing waste and the use of natural resources. Made of inert, corrosion-free, high-density polyethylene (HDPE) and aluminum, the trap floats in waterways, utilizing natural current to guide and capture litter.

Amazing Machinery moves into new facility

Equipment supplier Amazing Machinery moved into a new 6,000-square-foot building in Cleveland, Tenn. The location includes 2,000 square feet of dedicated retail and showroom space.


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